Employers want to find the best candidates for the roles they’re hiring for in the least amount of time without increasing the risk and costs associated with bad hires. Screening and interviewing are both tools in the hiring toolbox that allow employers to identify suitable candidates. These mechanisms aren’t without their own limitations. That is, […]
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Today’s labor market has been trending positive, with 339,000 jobs added in May, but coming out of the pandemic, employees are reevaluating their priorities and seeking more fulfillment in their professional and personal lives. In a Greenhouse survey of 1,500 employees last year, nearly half of all respondents reported rejecting job offers after negative interview […]
Companies often struggle with long and tedious interview processes that consume valuable employee time, create a poor candidate experience, lead to qualified candidate dropouts, and don’t necessarily result in better-quality hires. Why Do We Keep Interviewing? 1. Social loafing and decision avoidance: In an interview process involving multiple stakeholders, some individuals may shy away from […]
Not only are companies worried about long-standing employees who have decided to leave, or even those who choose to do less work without leaving (aka “quiet quitting), but people teams are also challenged by those who have recently joined a company and are now also leaving at an alarming clip. A staggering 72% of millennial […]
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 […]
It’s a significant financial and operational commitment for a company to hire a new team member. Onboarding and training require considerable resources, not to mention the salary, benefits, and taxes involved in compensating the new hire. Operationally, new team members are often accountable not just to their boss but also to stakeholders in other departments […]
When you’re interviewing a potential employee, the stakes are high. You want to bring the right person onto the right team in the right role, and which questions you ask can have a huge impact on the process. You’ve probably spent time tailoring your list to include thoughtful questions that will really help you identify […]
When job candidates apply for new positions, they often hope to receive a half-dozen offers to choose from. Or, they may hope to use one offer to leverage a more favorable salary and better benefits from another. However, this rarely works out in practice.
Recruiting during a pandemic comes with many challenges, but that doesn’t mean the candidate experience (CX) should suffer as a result. CX is even more important now than it was in the candidate-driven market, and your peers agree.
The rise of contract workers has hardly been a secret. In every corner of the economy, influences such as technology, market, and employee-related factors have led to a reshaping of the modern workforce.