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Pros and Cons of Hiring Someone Overqualified

When positions are tough to fill, it can be tempting to just hire any candidate simply to have someone doing the job. But we all know that hiring the wrong person can end up being more costly in the long run—especially if the new hire causes any problems.

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Start Building Candidate Relationships During These 3 Stages

Keeping today’s job candidates interested in your hiring process is more challenging than ever. With so many career possibilities, job seekers are keeping their options open and want to be positive a company and its culture are the right fit before they commit.

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Speeding up the Hiring Process

The job market changes every day, especially when you consider how low unemployment levels are. If you are like most companies, you probably need talent, and you need them yesterday. Today we’ll look at how you can speed up the overall process.

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Welcome Aboard! What Every Organization Should Do to Engage New Employees

Welcome aboard! That’s the heartfelt greeting that you’ll receive from the captain when you board his/her ship or boat. Think back to a time when you were starting a new job. Did you receive that same heartfelt greeting?  We’ve all been there—excited about what is to come but apprehensive not knowing much at all about […]

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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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Asking Salary History May Soon Be a Thing of the Past

Does your organization routinely ask applicant salary history during the recruiting process? If so, you’ll want to pay close attention to some upcoming legislation that could change all of that. There’s a proposed bill coming before Congress that would make asking salary history illegal.

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Make Unboxing Day Count: A Guide to Optimizing the New Hire Experience

By Dane Hurtubise, vice president of New Initiatives, Greenhouse There are few things more exciting than opening something new for the first time. Companies selling consumer goods have become experts at this—making you fall in love with the product, building anticipation, and creating a memorable experience when you finally open the box. In fact, there […]

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How to Measure Quality of Hire

Getting the right person in the right job is obviously a crucial component of successful talent management. But is there a measurable way to know how often the organization meets this goal?

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The Scoop on Team Interviews

Team interviews are becoming a popular interviewing method amongst recruiters and HR managers. Today we’ll take a look at some of the upsides of team interviews and introduce the downsides. Of course you want to hire the best applicant for the job. And you want your hiring processes to help achieve that goal. Many organizations […]

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