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.
Driven by their use of technology in all aspects of their daily lives, from shopping, ordering food, and rides to social networks, jobseekers have high expectations for how technology should enhance their job search.
Austin, Texas, has been a fast-growing hub for tech start-ups in recent years, attracting top talent from all over the United States. Some even lovingly refer to Austin as “Silicon Hills,” a reference to the rolling hill country upon which the city sits.
Attracting and hiring top talent can be a tough process, especially in a tight labor market. So, it’s especially frustrating when you make it almost to the end of the process, find a candidate you’d really like to bring onboard, and then the job offer gets rejected.
There has been much speculation about who Carly Simon was referring to in her song “You’re So Vain,” with Warren Beatty vainly telling everyone the song was about him when, in all actuality, he was only partly right.
Every year, hiring managers wrestle with the question “When is the best time to hire new employees?” Some say the fall, others say the summer, and for the most part, everyone agrees that the holidays should be avoided.
Hiring top talent these days is tough, and if you do it wrong, you could end up breaking the bank. Not only is the cost to onboard and retain talent expensive, but so is the cost of promoting your job ads on the Internet.
In today’s world, regardless of company size, a strong employer brand has become strategically imperative to attract, engage, and retain the best people.
Mistakes businesses make when recruiting can be costly and damaging. Consider the findings from one CareerBuilder survey: The average cost of one bad hire is $14,900. Many companies simply cannot afford these errors.
As a recruiting, hiring manager, or HR professional, you’ve probably encountered a few lies on candidates’ job applications or résumés, but how widespread is this issue?