Category: Hiring & Recruiting

Recruiting is changing at a rapid pace. Some organizations are abandoning traditional methods for social media; some think software can do a better job than people. Download this free summary report to see how your recruiting practices compare against other companies.

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Are There Missing Links in Your Candidate Experience?

Any business process is only as strong as the weakest link—and candidate experience is no different. A new CareerBuilder study outlines the complex perceptions, attitudes, and behaviors of both candidates and hiring managers to better help employers identify and address where they fall short in their current process, which may be putting them a step […]

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Why Aren’t Hiring Managers Recruiting Veterans?

There is a disconnect between veterans and civilian hiring managers that goes both ways. Veterans leave military service typically unprepared and unarmed with the tools to position themselves as viable candidates to civilian companies, and hiring managers are unskilled and untrained in how to recruit military veterans for jobs outside of service.

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Train Hiring Managers to Be Realistic About Jobs During Recruiting Process

While trying to woo job candidates, it is only natural to highlight the organization’s strengths, internal growth opportunities, and positive work environment. However, exaggerating the positive can create unrealistic expectations. As a result, you’ll experience turnover once new hires figure out that they were promised more than the organization can deliver.

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Pros and Cons of Employee Probationary Periods

Does your organization utilize probationary periods for new hires? During a probationary period, it is typically expected that the new hire’s performance will be evaluated, and the individual can be let go for any reason, including if his or her performance does not meet the established performance standards.

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What Are Talent Analytics, and How Can You Use Them?

Do you use data and have metrics related to sourcing talent? For example, do you know which of your recruiting pipelines generates the highest percentage of hires? Do you continue to use data to assess employee productivity, engagement, and retention? What about using and analyzing data to ensure the right staffing levels or to know […]

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U.S. Employers Remain Optimistic with 25% Planning to Hire in Q3 2017

U.S. employers expect the hiring pace to remain positive in Quarter 3 2017 with one in four employers (24%) planning to add staff between July and September, according to the latest ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey. Of the 11,000 U.S. employers surveyed, 70% expect to keep their workforce intact through the next 3 months and just […]

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The Future of Preemployment Testing

Preemployment testing has been around in some form for decades, helping recruiters and HR staff prescreen candidates prior to the interview process. However, after a long period of relative stagnation, preemployment testing is now evolving. There are a number of reasons why, from new research to new technology, and both employers and candidates benefit from […]

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