Tag: recruiting

In-Person Interview: What Else Can You Do?

Sometimes it may seem as though the hiring process takes longer than it should. And this can be a real problem when the job candidates have the upper hand—anything that prolongs the process means there is a greater chance your ideal candidate will have another offer by the time you’re ready to proceed.

Hiring Tips for Small Businesses

Even though small businesses make up 99.9% of all businesses in the United States, they only employ 47.8% of all U.S. employees. And sometimes they can’t land top talent when competing against larger enterprises that have more resources and much larger recruiting budgets.

reject

Thanks, But No Thanks: 3 Tips for Politely Rejecting Job Applicants

You’ve spent countless hours poring over résumés and interviewing job candidates. You’ve finally found the perfect fit, so you offer that person the job. But now it’s time to let the other candidates know they were not accepted. Here comes the hardest part of the hiring process: rejection.

Skills

3 Steps Serious Companies Are Taking to Fill the Tech Skills Gap

It’s no secret that the market for hiring technology talent is competitive and the pool of qualified candidates is limited. In the last few years, the IT industry has been plagued by an ever-growing skills gap. This gap is so prominent, that over 77 percent of organizations believe insufficient digital skills are a key obstacle […]

communication

3 Tips for Getting Candidates to Respond to Your E-Mails

In today’s competitive candidate market and with the rise of artificial intelligence (AI), aka “the robots,” we tend to forget about the human elements of recruiting. With the emergence of sourcing tools, finding top talent today is easier than ever. The hard part is getting them to respond. Can we create a compelling enough message […]

Making Social Media Work for You—Not Against You—in Recruiting for Diversity

Achieving a diverse workforce and learning how to use social media to recruit talent are two common goals for employers. Sometimes, though, the two objectives can work against each other. Gone are the days when employers would specify an age, gender, or other characteristic in a newspaper help-wanted ad. Today’s social media-aided recruiting opens a […]

Make Recruiting Easy with AI and Chatbots

In yesterday’s Advisor we explored the value of text and app based recruiting with Erik Kostelnik, founder and CEO of TextRecruit, and Susan Vitale, chief marketing officer of iCIMS. Today we’ll look at the rest of the interview with a focus on the place of AI and chat-bots in text and app recruiting.