Tag: hiring process

Text and App Recruiting Are the Now, and the Future Too

We recently had a chance to sit down with Erik Kostelnik, Founder and CEO of TextRecruit, and Susan Vitale, Chief Marketing Officer of iCIMS, to discuss text and app-based recruiting and communication. Our conversation comes in light of iCIMS’s recent acquisition of TextRecruit.

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More Employees Expected to Quit in 2018, Citing Salary as the Top Reason

Glassdoor® has released new data which reveals that 35% of hiring decision makers expect more employees to quit over the next 12 months. The survey, conducted among 750 hiring decision makers (those in recruitment, HR, and responsible for hiring) in the U.S. and UK, also finds that nearly half (45%) note that salary is the […]

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You said what? Hiring interview comments prove costly for employer

by Nicole Singh Canadian employers who provide inaccurate or misleading information during the hiring process can be held liable for their broken promises. The recent decision of the British Columbia Court of Appeal in Feldstein v. 364 Northern Development Corporation is a stark reminder that a negligent misrepresentation during the hiring process can be costly. […]

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Does your organization suffer from ‘hiring snooze’?

by Samuel D. Kerr We’ve all heard the common saying “You snooze, you lose.” Put another way, if you don’t pay attention and do something right away, someone else will do it before you can and enjoy the benefit. Taking too long to complete the hiring process can have the same effect.  Laws that may […]

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3 emerging trends for employers to watch

by Bryan R. Cokeley The following article provides an overview of how the law might change in the near future based on three issues that employers across the country have been grappling with.  1. Ban-the-box legislation The United States incarcerates a larger percentage of its population than any other industrialized country. Consequently, our correctional facilities […]

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Getting hiring right: Risks abound when searching for the right hire

When work piles up, it’s tempting to find somebody—anybody—to bring on board. But many times bringing on the wrong person is worse than going shorthanded. Employers can reduce the risk, however, but it takes patience—a quality an overworked employer may have trouble mustering.   Monster Worldwide, Inc. in May announced results of a survey showing that […]

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States take action to allow companies to do more to help veterans

by Jeremy R. Lange Veteran unemployment has been an issue of concern over the past several years. The availability of good jobs for returning veterans has become especially important as the nation has come to better understand the difficulty of transitioning from active duty to life at home. Employment takes on even greater importance when […]

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5 tips for minimizing litigation risks in the hiring process

by Brendan Gooley and John Herrington As many employers know, the list of potential plaintiffs who may sue an employer for alleged employment discrimination extends beyond current and former employees and includes rejected job applicants. We want to take the time to remind you of that unfortunate fact and offer five easy steps to minimize […]

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Strong HR-hiring manager team keeps applicants out of quicksand

Frustrated job applicants often tell similar tales: They research the potential employer, tailor the resume to the job, and follow exactly the directions for applying. In short, they work hard to show why they should be hired. Employers also work hard to recruit and hire the best. They develop job postings taking care to communicate […]

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Look for Workers’ Traits, Not How They Got Them

My column last week was about traits many athletes possess that I believe can make them good employees — competitiveness, teamwork, dedication, and resilience. Some helpful questions and suggestions from readers led me to think I should probably clarify the thought that I was trying to convey. If you recall, last week I mentioned that […]

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