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.
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As an HR professional or recruiter, you’re vetting entry-level applicants based on the caliber of their résumé, burgeoning interview skills, nascent networks, and limited professional references. It’s a process that is often more art than science when an applicant’s work history is limited in scope.
Documentation and file retention are major aspects of the hiring process. One of the primary reasons to keep hiring records on file is to have documents to use in your defense in case of a discrimination claim.
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 […]
Recruiting continues to be problematic for many employers across the nation. While unemployment remains low, there continues to be a lack of qualified candidates to fill the void. Older generations are staying in the workforce as new generations enter it, and that’s creating an even bigger challenge as it leaves recruiters to figure out who […]
Cluster hiring is the process of hiring new employees in groups rather than individually. This concept has become a common practice for universities and academia across the nation to help boost diverse hiring needs, but could this hiring process work for your business or organization?
Background checks can be an important part of the recruiting process. After all, employers do have some form of obligation to do enough due diligence to ensure they don’t hire someone negligently who poses an undue risk to the business or the people in it.
Nowadays, most companies conduct background checks as a condition of employment for prospective hires. Background checks aren’t just a necessary part of the hiring process—they also help companies reduce hiring risks by identifying individuals with a criminal history and verifying education and employment history.
Over the last decade, video has shown to be the most engaging form of content. We see it across social media, company websites, streaming services, and beyond. In today’s highly visual digital world, companies are always looking for new, innovative ways to incorporate video into their technology stack.
Sixteen states and at least 10 large cities have increased their minimum wages substantially in 2020, with a majority of them going into effect on January 1. The minimum wage increases are happening in many markets already at or near historic lows in unemployment, which could have a significant impact on employers looking to recruit […]