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.

More Ways to Increase Offer Acceptance

In yesterday’s Advisor, we talked about how frustrating it is to get all the way through the recruiting process and finally find a good candidate, only to have the job offer be rejected. We outlined a few options for improving offer acceptance rates, and today we’re continuing with that list.

How Can Employers Improve Offer Acceptance Rates?

In this job market, employers are finding it tough to fill vacancies. There are fewer candidates for each role, and candidates often have more than one job offer to weigh. Some employers are finding that they’re making offers only to have these offers rejected—meaning they’ve got to keep searching for candidates.

Fuel Your Employee Referral Program with a Marketer Mindset

The best source of hire continues to be employee referrals, that’s the consensus among research like SilkRoad’s Sources of Hire 2017 report. That report shows that referrals made up more than 30% of all hires in 2016 and a whopping 45% of internal hires. Our own recent research showed that 83% of respondents use employee […]

A Disciplined Strategy for Success in High-Volume Recruiting

For companies with seasonal high-volume recruiting needs, every year can seem like “déjà vu all over again.” Whether it’s hiring for open enrollment, tax time, or the holiday season, the pressure to find a large number of qualified candidates in a short span of time never goes away. In fact, it’s gotten even more challenging […]

Attracting, Hiring, and Training Minors for Seasonal Work

When we talk about the workforce, it’s easy to assume we mean adults. However, over 1.5 million teens are currently working in the United States. Many of those teens are minors (aged 13 to 18 years old) and they prefer seasonal work because it works well with their school schedules and other commitments.