What Does the Cost of Hiring Really Mean ?

Cost of HiringDo you know your company’s total cost of hiring? Once you are aware of the breakdown of your company’s cost of hiring, you can evaluate how well your process is working, compare your costs to those of other companies, uncover where you are spending the most money and identify areas with room for improvement.

When your recruiting is organized with the help of modern applicant tracking software, you can quickly have critical data at your fingertips, providing you the decision-making information you need to create the most effective hiring process […]

How effective is your talent sourcing strategy?

talent sourcing strategyHow do you find talented new recruits to fill job openings in your company? Do you have a preferred sourcing strategy that you use above all else? The most effective way to find new talent is to have an employee sourcing strategy that leverages several channels at once. In particular, employee referrals and social media are seen by HR managers as the talent sourcing tools that lead to the best results.

Here are a few sourcing strategy tips and methods to help you identify the best talent sources for your business.

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Interview Questions: Does Your Hiring Team Know What To Ask?

Interview QuestionsInterviews are stressful, and not just for the candidates. Interviewers need to make important decisions that affect your business. Here’s how to ensure your team is properly prepared to assess job candidates.

  1. Choose the right interview questions for the job.
  2. Ask the right types of questions.
  3. Listen and take notes.
  4. Be consistent in each interview.
  5. Evaluate interviews while they are fresh.

Choose the right interview questions for the job

To choose the right interview questions, you need to know a job’s key requirements. Take the time to create a job description and profile that clearly identifies […]

The Advantages Of Good Interview Planning

Good Interview PlanningYou need to find a new employee. Before launching full speed ahead in recruitment, take the time for interview planning. A good hiring plan will help your growing business streamline the process to finding and hiring the employee that best suits your business.

What’s in a plan?

A good interview plan maps out each stage of the hiring process. First, identify the major milestones for before, during and after your interviews. You can then create a hiring workflow […]

Recruiting Best Practices For Long-Term Success

Recruiting Best PracticesWhile most growing companies and their management understand how important it is to find and retain the best talent, companies rarely spend enough time rooting out the core shortcomings of their hiring methods. They are slow to invest in recruiting best practices, and often fail to see good recruitment as a growth strategy that requires a long-term approach.

Recruiting isn’t the first thing most people think of when they decide where the budget should go. And that’s a shame, because recruiting best practices can lead to a long future of successful hiring […]