10 Clear Signs Of A Bad Hire!
Aug07

10 Clear Signs Of A Bad Hire!

Bad hires are bad business. The minute you decide that you are in need of a new employee is when recruitment starts, whether this is happening because of the expanding of the company, or because someone has left the company. The whole process can be a long and time-consuming one, from creating a job description to advertising to selecting candidates for interview to the actual interview itself and much more. It’s always a massive...

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5 Key Components to a Successful Job Listing
Jun23

5 Key Components to a Successful Job Listing

We live in a time of incredible competition when it comes to finding quality talent. In order to have your company and open positions stand out, it is crucial that you have a job listing that is compelling and attractive. Without it, you will fail to grab the attention and interest of job seekers that are qualified. In the end, you will find yourself inundated with irrelevant resumes, creating more work and worse results. The age-old...

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How to make your pre-employment screening super effective
Jun20

How to make your pre-employment screening super effective

Recruiting new people to join your company comes with many responsibilities and factors of which a hiring professional should be aware. It is necessary to get to know the individual as completely as you can before hiring him/her which is why pre-employment screening is a must. An employer’s viability depends on the employee’s quality and reliability. Effective pre-employment screening of an employee is a critical step in hiring...

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Artificial Intelligence Will Change Recruitment
Jun16

Artificial Intelligence Will Change Recruitment

As we enter the age of robotics and Artificial Intelligence (AI), let’s get prepared to encounter innovation, disruption and new business models very similar to what happened when the internet caught fire and led to the creation of many different ways of doing things. The chat bot market which would be part of the overall AI business which was US$113 million in 2015 is projected to grow at a CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of 27.8...

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5 Pieces of Advice to Get You Ready for an Interview with a Developer
Jun09

5 Pieces of Advice to Get You Ready for an Interview with a Developer

As web-based technology becomes more and more important for businesses of all shapes and sizes, Human Resources (HR) managers need to be prepared to interview web developers. This can be a daunting task for HR managers in small to medium-sized businesses that don’t yet employ someone in this position. As the HR manager, you may find yourself unsure what to ask a web developer with a strong technical background. Therefore, HR...

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Five Ways Companies Can Attract Millennials And Increase Staff Retention
May24

Five Ways Companies Can Attract Millennials And Increase Staff Retention

The days of graduates sticking with the first employer they find out of school until retirement are sadly behind us. It’s not uncommon for recent graduates to hop between jobs. Trying different specialities and even different industries until they settle on something enjoyable isn’t uncommon. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing, as the frequent staff turnover can bring some fresh energy to your team with greater regularity....

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Where To Find Great Hourly Workers
May04

Where To Find Great Hourly Workers

Nearly 60% of all employees in the U.S. are hourly workers. Yet small businesses struggle to tap into this huge pool of potential candidates. If you’re hiring for a minimum wage position, you can’t spend a ton of time and money on recruitment. Often the turnover rate is high, it doesn’t make sense to spend thousands of dollars to fill these positions. So, how do you find great employees that won’t break the bank? Luckily, there’s a...

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Why You Should Hire on Social Media, and How to Make it Work
Apr28

Why You Should Hire on Social Media, and How to Make it Work

It used to be so much more of a pain in the butt to apply for jobs. Applicants had to get a newspaper, see what was available, update and print their resume, find out where the business was located, and get themselves there for each job. Now, employees can find a job by searching Twitter hashtags on their phone, apply by tapping their thumb on a button that turns their LinkedIn profile into a resume and go back to bingeing on their...

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