Tag: hiring managers

Brand

Employer Branding Strategies for the COVID Era

The employer brand is an essential component of your recruiting and talent acquisition process. A company’s brand helps define the type of culture that’s in place and showcases what it’s like to work there. A strong brand is vital for attracting top talent, but due to the coronavirus pandemic, is branding as important as it […]

What’s the Over-Under on That Candidate’s Qualifications?

The term “over-under” is often used in the gambling world. An over-under bet is a wager in which a sportsbook will predict a number for a statistic in a given game (usually the combined score of the two teams), and individuals will wager that the actual number in the game will be either higher or […]

Infographic: When Do Job Titles Matter?

When it comes to posting job ads, using generic job titles yield a higher number of applicants. Why is that? Because jobseekers are searching for titles they know, like Marketing Manager or Truck Driver. If you’re using trendy titles that align with your company culture, and nothing else, good luck getting candidates in the door.

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2020 College Grads: A Great Source of Innovative and Committed Talent

A whole new class of college students has just graduated in one of the most chaotic and uncertain times in recent memory. As unemployment rockets to depression-era heights, this class will have serious challenges when it comes to being employed. It’s important for employers not to dismiss this valuable source of talent.

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You’re So Vain, We’re Not Going to Hire You

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.

leadership

How HR Leaders Can Earn—and Keep—a Seat at the Leadership Table

There’s no denying that the role of the Human Resources professional has vastly changed with the “future of work.” No longer are HR pros simply responsible for recruiting and retaining talent. The role now requires HR leaders to be strategists who proactively solve for problems before they even arise.

hiring

The Best Time to Hire Is Earlier Than You Think

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.

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It’s Time to Evaluate Hiring Requirements

2020 is under way, but unfortunately, 2019 problems still exist. For instance, unemployment remains low and candidates still have the upper hand in picking who they work for. On top of all this, the skills gap continues to grow and educational institutions are doing little to prepare students for the new world of work. As […]

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Adapting Traditional Learning Techniques for the Hybrid Job Economy

In a tech-dominant world, companies now expect employees to possess the skills needed to harness the power of technologies in the workplace. Research into job postings and résumés has shown that jobs are becoming increasingly complex and call for a broader range of skill sets than what is traditionally required for them, leading to the […]