Hiring Insights Archive
I get asked this question periodically in either social settings or networking functions. My answer, "It depends!" It's like asking a home builder how much it will cost them to build you a new home… it depends.
′Tis (or ′Twas) the season for budget reviews, ramping up for the New Year, and figuring out hiring initiatives. As a staffing partner, we have the ability to hear and see it all with our clients.
Anyone who is involved in the recruitment and hiring process should consider their current strategy and what changes can help them stand out to gain the interest of top candidates. The days when companies just posted a basic job opening and had time on their side to hire has changed a lot.
The forecast is showing day after day of rain and all I can think is it's time for spring cleaning! Now I'm not here to give you tips on how to clean your garage or closet, I'm talking more along the lines of your interview process and assessment tools.
The New Year’s resolutions like lose weight, quit smoking, and save more money are not just for personal goals anymore. These New Year’s resolutions can be set for the hiring needs of your business as well. If you could think of just five resolutions for your hiring this year, what would they be?
Urgency is one of the most important factors that goes into play when it comes to recruiting for an open position. Being able to narrow down an exact time frame will aid in efficiently recruiting and placing a candidate.
It seems like everyone is hiring, and they are! Everywhere you look you will see "Now Hiring" signs or "Open Interviews" posted. This is not simply holiday hiring; many companies have had signs up and ads posted for several months.
URGENCY. What does this word mean to you? To me, I think about speed. URGENCY is a term that recruiters often use to identify level of importance/speed to fill when it comes to helping their hiring manager recruit for an open position.
If you've spent at least three days in sales you've probably heard the phrase, "ABC: Always Be Closing." This phrase was uttered by Alec Baldwin in cult classic Glengarry Glen Ross, which was an adaptation of the screenplay written by David Mamet. Hearing the phrase gives people the impression of the overly pushy and aggressive
Imagine this scenario: You interview a great candidate for an important opening in your company. The interview goes well and you are sure they will be a great fit. You make them a competitive offer and you think it is merely an afterthought that they will accept. Then you get the call. "Thank you for