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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The Pros and Cons of Hiring Remote Workers
Apr03

The Pros and Cons of Hiring Remote Workers

With technology connecting everyone on the go, there is no reason that employers and employees alike should not want to use it for their benefit. One of these is the possibility of remote employment. If an individual has the required skills and can get the work to his employer in a timely manner without the added hassle of coming to the workplace every day, there is no reason why they should not be hired. Today there are several major...

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4 Pitfalls To Avoid When Recruiting Job Candidates
Mar29

4 Pitfalls To Avoid When Recruiting Job Candidates

Are you a recruiter? Got a list of candidates to meet as long as your arm? Feeling the burn out of constant interviews?Whether you are new to recruitment or have a long history in securing the best candidates, here’s a helpful checklist of 4 major pitfalls to avoid when meeting prospects. Well, unless you want them to avoid your company…then employ the following 4 practices and you’ll never hear again from those job...

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Recruitment and How to Create Value with Video Marketing
Mar22

Recruitment and How to Create Value with Video Marketing

EBrandCon Speaker Interview with Crystal Miller Lay The HR Gazette has partnered with the Employer Branding Strategies Conference (#EBrandCon) #EBrandCon to help showcase leading company profiles and gather top branding minds to share insider tips and strategies for improving and leveraging your employment brand. The three-day event offers leaders from companies such as Nike, American Airlines, GE, Sodexo, Lowe’s, Ericsson, Citizen’s...

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The Simple Way to Screen Out Low Quality Candidates
Mar02

The Simple Way to Screen Out Low Quality Candidates

Easy application processes have caused employers to be flooded by low-motivation applicants and employees. Here’s how you can filter them out while attracting better talent.

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Make your Employee Search Through LinkedIn More Efficient: 7 tips
Feb15

Make your Employee Search Through LinkedIn More Efficient: 7 tips

LinkedIn is to recruiting as a soda shop is to ice cream. It has evolved into a community of 330 million professionals that are looking for a job, wanting to advance their careers, or simply showing off. There is no other social media with that much educational and professional information about its members thereby making it a valuable resource for recruitment. However, with 83% of members willing, if not rearing, for new career...

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Trends In The HR Events Market – From Big To Small
Feb14

Trends In The HR Events Market – From Big To Small

Attending HR events is a key component of a sound learning and development strategy for any HR professional or Recruiter. But attending large, traditional events simply isn’t possible for all companies. When it comes to the HR marketplace, attending most of the larger, conventional conferences and industry events isn’t necessarily the best way to go. In fact, more and more people are joining unconventional events — such as...

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7 Steps to Improve Workplace Diversity
Feb01

7 Steps to Improve Workplace Diversity

Diversity is not limited to cultural aspects. Rather, diversity encompasses many other factors such as age, gender, social class, disability, religion, political beliefs, communication style, and so much more. Diversity in the workplace aims to manage individual differences to eliminate the gap between shortages of talent, regardless whether you need local or international candidates, and empowering companies to be competitive in the...

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