In part 1 of this article, we looked at the concept of passive candidates, as well as some broad approaches to finding great talent. Today we’ll look at how to find quality candidates and see if they will complement your organization.
If you’ve ever hired the wrong person for the job, you know that the poor fit stings—personally, professionally, and financially. Every rushed or subpar talent acquisition means a new and long road of pain. At best, you must overtrain the new hire while internal customers grow frustrated by missed goals, strained relationships, lackluster performance, and […]
When looking to fill a vacancy—especially one that is a position of leadership—does your organization look internally, externally, or both?
A diverse and inclusive workplace should be a goal of any organization and not out of a sense of altruism. Diversity and inclusion have real impacts on a company’s bottom line.
For companies with seasonal high-volume recruiting needs, every year can seem like “déjà vu all over again.” Whether it’s hiring for open enrollment, tax time, or the holiday season, the pressure to find a large number of qualified candidates in a short span of time never goes away. In fact, it’s gotten even more challenging […]
Yesterday we began to explore how to attract, hire, and train seasonal teen workers. Today, we have a few more tips on that topic.
A new Arizona law taking effect August 3 provides a broad exemption from negligent hiring claims for employers that hire workers who have criminal convictions.
It pains me to see so many organizations nowadays create an org chart but then tuck it away in the dark recesses of an intranet that no one accesses or in the back of a filing cabinet, bringing it out only a few times a year during reorgs or hiring planning. I always think, “What’s […]
In 2017, 74% of employers said that they were going to hire recent college graduates. That trend is likely to remain because of increasing competition and fewer qualified applicants.
Are you prepared for when a candidate asks for something other than a higher starting salary, as a condition for accepting the job?