Tag: employee hiring process

What Does the Cost of Hiring Really Mean ?

Do 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 for your company. Identify Your Cost of Hiring Hiring a new employee can cost you thousands Read more

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

Interviews 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. Choose the right interview questions for the job. Ask the right types of questions. Listen and take notes. Be consistent in each interview. 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 most important skills Read more

Hire Faster From Your Employees’ Social Media Networks

Your co-workers have an average of 350 Facebook friends apiece. That might not seem like much to go on, as you search for your next great hire. But when you multiply it by only ten employees, that’s a potential reach of 3,500 prospects. Now factor in the fact that employee referrals constitute the number one source for both quality and quantity of new hires, and you’ve got a solid chance of recruiting success based on how you are able to leverage your employees’ social media networks. It’s one thing to know that the connections are out there, waiting for you, and Read more

Employee Motivation Begins With The Hiring Process

Motivated employees strive for more, take chances, and are a valuable asset to every company.  Building a team that demonstrates the qualities of a successful organization begins with the hiring process.  Knowing what qualities to look for and which questions to ask can help in making the screening and interviewing processes more effective. In addition, involving your current employees in the hiring process can further increase employee motivation, while providing an excellent means of evaluating a candidate’s suitability for the job. The following are some powerful tips to improve your recruiting process and turn it into a strategic activity to Read more

4 Ways to innovate your hiring process

The rapid adoption of cloud computing, social media connectivity and always-on mobile access mark the beginning of the new year and continue to fundamentally change how businesses and individuals interact. With the newer paradigms becoming more prevalent and mainstream, many industries are realizing that older and traditional hiring methods are quickly becoming irrelevant and ineffective. Employers must get creative and innovative with their hiring regiment.  Without implementing and integrating these enhanced techniques into the hiring process, your company may not be be able to connect with the highest quality job candidates. Utilizing advanced hiring tools doesn’t have to be complicated Read more

Start Hiring Like Google: 3 Strategies To Implement Today

Finding talent is only half the battle in recruitment. The next, and arguably most difficult, challenge that faces startups of any industry or size is hiring the best candidate for the job. Many companies have their own formulas and practices for narrowing down and finally making an offer to their newest hire. One company whose hiring practices are widely known for their lengthy and intensive strategies is Google. According to this infographic, the tech giant receives up to one million resumes annually, and as a result, only hires 0.1% to 0.4% of candidates who go through their hiring program.

Employee Engagement And Empowerment Can Help With Recruiting

rofits, funding, structure, marketing, expansion…these are perhaps some of the most sought after elements of business success that most C-level executives crave and typically tend to focus on…and it makes sense. Where does employee engagement and empowerment fit? One of the most critical ingredients is perhaps also the most overlooked and underestimated need – hiring the right talent for the organization and building a great team to start with. Employee engagement and an empowered workforce can boost your recruiting efforts.

How to proactively manage the recruitment process in a volatile job market

More people than ever before, in the currently recruited workforce, are considering leaving their jobs for better employment opportunities. Recruitment process surveys and research results from various sources estimate that the number of people looking to switch their jobs is upwards of 60%. Under normal circumstances, people wait for their annual bonuses before starting a new job search. However, the slow economic activity has made it unnecessary for many to wait, as people are less optimistic about bonuses getting paid on time – or paid at all. As a result, the number of potentially available candidates, active and passive, is Read more

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