Category: 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.

unemployment

Recruiting During High Unemployment

In the span of what feels like 2 seconds, we’ve gone from talking about how to recruit when unemployment is at a low not seen in decades to dealing with the possibility of mass layoffs.

Brand

How Promoting Your Authentic Brand Image Can Attract Talent

Not long ago, several former Away employees began to unpack their workforce experiences—and their stories didn’t paint the globally recognized luggage company in the best light. They told reporters that when they took jobs with Away, they imagined every day would feel like a vacation. Instead, they found themselves struggling to keep up in a demanding, […]

hiring

Courtship and Hiring: The Real Reality

Have you seen the new dating show Love is Blind? It’s wild and wacky, as is any reality show, and it was created on the premise that couples have real human interaction and get to know each other before ever meeting face to face, and then they ultimately get married … all in 4 weeks. […]

I9

Form I-9 In-Person Verification Deferred During COVID-19 Crisis

In light of the unusual state of current affairs employers are facing due to the COVID-19 crisis, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced it will exercise discretion to defer the “in-person” requirements associated with Employment Eligibility Verification (Form I-9).

communication

Communication Tips During the Hiring Process

Employers today face a changed hiring landscape. Now, despite best efforts, employers are finding that people scheduled for interviews—even later rounds—simply don’t show up about half the time. And even of those who are offered a position or hired, many don’t come in for their first day. It makes recruiting even more difficult.

checks

Types of Background Checks for Employers

Most employers perform some type of background screening as a condition of employment after someone has accepted a job offer. Let’s take a look at some of the most common types of background checks employers conduct.

ATS

Hire Like You Sell: Why the ATS is the New CRM

When it comes to managing relationships, most businesses are already familiar with customer relationship management (CRM) software. In the dark days before the advent of CRM, customer management was a painstaking, manual process.

I9

I-9: Avoid Discriminatory Practices

The I-9 process is one by which employers strive to confirm that individuals they hire are legally eligible to work in the United States. The I-9 is actually the name of the form that must be completed as part of this process. The I-9 is simple enough: It requires employers to get documentation that establishes […]

talent

How to Spot Talent During the Hiring Process

Human Resources managers have a tough task on their hands whenever there is a need to hire a new employee. The process of hiring new staff can be very frustrating and time-consuming for HR department personnel. But if you are trying to spot talent, it takes more time, resources, and scrutiny.