Tag: candidates

How to Make a Job Posting Stand Out

In today’s jobseeker market, recruiting is more competitive than ever. With more openings and fewer applicants, it’s important to secure talent as quickly as possible. According to an Ipsos survey, there are 5.2 million fewer people working today, with 7% of workers actively looking for a new job.

Leveraging a Suddenly Global Talent Marketplace

Great companies find opportunities in chaos, and while the COVID-19 pandemic has created nearly 2 years of chaos in the United States and around the world, there are some notable silver linings. One of the most impactful—in terms of the sheer number of people affected—is the shift to widespread remote work. Millions of employees across […]

Four Priorities for Recruiters in 2022

As we turn the corner into 2022, many HR departments are feeling the effects of the job market. Recruiting is taking more energy, the interview process is dragging out, and job candidates are requesting more and more benefits before finally saying yes. If your company is understaffed, it puts stress on your employees, adding to […]

How Recruiters Are Able to Source Candidates Some Employers Can’t Reach

How do you find the right employee, effectively combine traditional and modern search tools, and correctly assess whether a candidate’s qualifications meet the employer’s requests? In this article, we’ll discuss the technology recruiters can use in their search for and selection of the right candidates and the tools leaders in the recruitment market have successfully […]

Never-Ending Interviews

For job applicants, the interview process can be both exciting and nerve-wracking. On the one hand, there’s the potential for a new job or even a new career. On the other hand, it can take days, weeks or longer to find out how the interview went and whether the applicant landed the job or even […]

Successfully Recruiting in the Highly Competitive Gaming Industry

We have a lot in common with our border buddy Canada, including crafting recruiting approaches that succeed in highly competitive spaces. Today’s guest works in the video game industry in Montreal, where the competition is steep, but that hasn’t stopped her from onboarding dozens and, in one case, over 100 quality candidates per year. Meet […]

Pros and Cons of Virtual Interviews

Virtual interviews have been used for years but became much more prevalent during the pandemic. They can be done either as a recording, whereby the employer sends questions to the candidate, who records himself or herself answering the questions, or as a live interview via video technology, in which videoconferencing technology is used so the […]

What to Consider When Hiring a Chief Technology Officer

Executive positions are often the most challenging to recruit for. As an HR professional, you know just how important it is to find the right match for the business. A wrong executive hire can lead the company in a negative direction that can be difficult to recover from, which puts a lot of responsibility on […]

We All Quit—Sorry for the Inconvenience

Recently, a message from Burger King employees went viral—and it wasn’t the kind of message an organization dreams of being associated with. Outside a Nebraska Burger King read a sign that said “WE ALL QUIT SORRY FOR THE INCONVENIENCE” and captured the voices of irritated workers everywhere. Decades after the release of the 1976 film […]

The Talent War Is Over—Talent Won!

There is tremendous competition for talent worldwide. If you walk down the street in any U.S. city, you will see multiple “Help Wanted” signs posted. Companies are having to shorten hours; move; or, worse yet, close because they can’t find the talent they need to operate.