Tag: Questions

Getting Employee Feedback is Vital to Attracting and Retaining Talent

If you’re losing talent to the competition and having a hard time attracting new talent to fill the void, it may be time to look at your “people practices.” One way to find the cause of the problem is to ask your current staff what is and isn’t working, in their opinions. You can do […]

Why Observable Behavior Alone is Not Enough: A Study on Predictive Behavior in Hiring

DISC is one of the most valid and reliable instruments of its kind, originating back to Dr. Marston’s work in 1928. It is estimated that over 30 million DISC assessments are used or sold yearly across the globe. However, it is not enough to only understand or apply DISC theory for critical hiring, training, conflict resolution, and […]

5 Questions Recruiters Should Never Ask

Many companies have outsourced some of their HR functions by hiring professional recruiters to identify and screen potential new hires. These recruiters can be valuable assets, as they specialize in this area of Human Resources, but they can also be a liability, as they are the first impression potential hires get of your company, and […]

What Causes Negative Morale?

Negative or low morale among employees can be problematic for employers, and equally so for recruiters who are trying to promote the company’s culture in a positive way. Not only does it lead to an unhappy workplace, but it can also cause increased turnover and decreased productivity. And unfortunately, it can be difficult to fully […]

Helping Candidates Ace the Phone Screen

In part one of this article series, we shared expert insight into conducting a successful phone screen. In today’s post, we’re continuing the conversation with Darchelle Nass, Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Administrative at Addison Group.

More Ways to Get Candidate Feedback

In part one of this article, we talked about the benefits of getting feedback from job candidates. Now, let’s continue by looking at some tips for doing just that.

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How to Get Candidate Feedback

Whether they were hired or rejected, talking to your job candidates about the entire recruiting process can help you to gain valuable insights into how the process looks from the candidate perspective. It can allow you to see trends and perhaps shed light on things the organization could be doing differently to improve the candidate […]

Finding Hidden Gems and Assessing Their Fit

In part one 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.

Securing One-in-a-Million Talent to Catapult Your Profits

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.