Compete for New Talent the Way Marketers Compete for New Business

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The worlds of employee recruitment and marketing are becoming increasingly more intertwined. Recruiters are competing for new talent the way marketers compete for new business, especially online. In today’s uber-competitive staffing marketplace, top talent first turns to social media platforms like Facebook and LinkedIn to connect with potential opportunities. HR professionals can learn aRead more »

Attract and Retain Top-Notch Employees in a Job-Seeker’s Market

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It’s a job-seeker’s market, and because highly qualified employees in the workforce have lots of options, they are not afraid to jump ship to a new position with a new company when they see clear benefit to do so. However, this doesn’t mean all loyalty has gone out the window. Treat employees well andRead more »

Millennials Are More Likely to Stay If You Offer These Three Things

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Millennials are fast becoming the largest generation in the workplace. Like the generations that came before them, they want a favorable work environment and compensation for their education and experience. Millennials, however, are much more likely to change jobs if they feel their needs are not being met. If you want to increase theRead more »

Hiring Disruptive Talent: Three Tips for Success

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While it may seem wildly counterintuitive, companies are beginning to recognize the value in hiring disruptive talent. For those not familiar with the concept, someone who is a disruptive talent is an individual who offers exceptional qualities (intelligence, problem-solving abilities, etc.), yet often challenges norms, and can be somewhat difficult to work with. SoRead more »

How to Assess Emotional Intelligence During the Interview Process

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Emotional intelligence has become a much-desired trait to find in new hires. Research has even backed the importance of emotional intelligence (or EQ) in the workplace. According to one study, EQ was found to be the top predictor of job performance from an extensive list of other relevant qualities. However, despite the known valueRead more »

Think Outside the Job Posting Box

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Finding talent is tough. The right talent for your company is out there, but a simple job posting isn’t going to win them over. Today’s job seekers are smarter and are looking for companies who are going above and beyond to attract talent. Consider adding some flair to your recruitment process and strategy andRead more »

Three Tips to Ace Your Next Virtual Interview

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As companies continue to use technology in every facet of day-to-day life, virtual interviews are quickly becoming a popular choice. The ability to conduct job interviews from anywhere is a convenient option for many. A hiring manager based in California can now interview potential candidates around the globe. Since virtual interviews are still aRead more »

Working With a Recruiter: Red Flags to Watch Out For

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Working with a recruiter to find the right position should make things easier, not more stressful for you. You are not just a potential commission, you are a real person looking for real employment in your field. A well-connected recruiter makes the effort to get to know their job candidates and companies well, andRead more »

How to Conduct a Successful Interview

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Interviews are a chance for candidates to toot their own horn, impress hiring managers and demonstrate why they are the best one for the job. It’s easy to forget though that this is also a time for hiring managers to sell the job and the company. The next time you find yourself hammering anRead more »

Use Internal Networking to Boost Employee Retention

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Creative ways of reducing turnover has been a significant focus as of late in the HR world. One majorly overlooked way to boost employee retention is through internal networking. Internal networking functions much like external networking, except for one key difference: all networking is among employees of the same organization. While it may seemRead more »