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.

Tips from RecruitCon2018: Recruit with 5 Gives for every Ask

An important topic at RecruitCon 2018 involved social media recruiting. Whether it’s recruiting via LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and even Snapchat, social media is essential for recruiting great talent. But how do you balance calls for candidates with unique talent?

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Benefits Workers Want Most

As an HR professional, it’s your job to make sure the benefits your company offers are competitive and desirable. It’s not just about hiring the best and brightest—it’s about retaining the great people you already have! Knowing what sorts of benefits are most valued by employees today can help you make confident plans for the […]

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Data Hygiene and the Future of Recruiting

It’s no secret—recent hiring surges have led to a more competitive job market. And, as a result, recruiters and hiring managers are now operating within what is referred to as a “candidate-driven market.” This means high-quality candidates can be selective about which interviews they take and, ultimately, which company they work for.

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Should You Offer a Signing Bonus?

Whether you call it a hiring bonus, a signing bonus, or a sign-on bonus, the idea is the same: It’s a bonus offered to a job applicant to entice him or her to accept the position. It could be a flat dollar amount, or it may be a percent of the new salary, typically anywhere […]

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Problem or No Problem: Candidate Issues to Reconsider

With a tight job market, many employers are finding it more and more difficult to hire top talent. There are fewer job applicants for the average vacancy. There’s a greater likelihood that the ideal candidate will have multiple offers to choose from.

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In-Person Interview: What Else Can You Do?

Sometimes it may seem as though the hiring process takes longer than it should. And this can be a real problem when the job candidates have the upper hand—anything that prolongs the process means there is a greater chance your ideal candidate will have another offer by the time you’re ready to proceed.

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