Recruiting is a long game, says Kurt Anderson, director of Human Resources at Definitive Healthcare in Framingham, Massachusetts. Eddie Cantor (or maybe Danny Thomas) famously said, “It takes 20 years to make an overnight success,” and it took us 7 years to become a “Best Company to Work For.”
Category: Employer Branding
Increasingly, potential applicants are scrutinizing employers in ways they never could before. And the company’s reputation as an employer (that is, the employment brand), is an important factor in determining whether top candidates will consider your organization.
Recruiters today face new and growing challenges. An evolving workforce, driven by new values, and with new approaches to job hunting means you need to be ready.
While it’s helpful to ask a job candidate to elaborate on his or her skills and attributes, and to share past challenges as well as successes, there is one question that will provide special insight—and you want to make sure you ask it.
Using the hashtag “MeToo,” women have spoken out on social media about their experiences with sexual harassment and assault. The issue is far more pervasive than many people (men) realized—and the workplace is often the scene of such behavior.
New survey data from Glassdoor, one of the world’s largest job sites, provides insight into today’s top hiring challenges, the top traits hiring decision makers want from candidates, and the long-term impacts of hiring the right candidates.
It’s comes as no surprise that HR professionals consistently name recruiting top talent and retaining valued employees among their toughest challenges. Developing a strategy to meet those challenges may entail a number of elements, but establishing and communicating the employer’s “brand” should never be overlooked.
Talent Board, a nonprofit organization focused on the promotion and benchmark research of a quality candidate experience, has announced the winners of the 2017 North American Candidate Experience (CandE) Awards.
In yesterday’s Advisor, we discussed the fact that many job applicants walk away from the process frustrated, often because of a perceived lack of information or follow through from employers. There are many ways the process can be improved. Here are a few more ways to treat applicants better:
Time and time again, it seems job applicants are frustrated with the entire recruiting process. From applying for jobs from which they never hear back, to hearing back long after they’ve accepted an inferior opportunity, the job search can be frustrating. This situation is less than optimal for either side—employers risk losing out on good […]
Maybe you want to hire an account executive, client services coordinator, or financial analyst? Perhaps you’re in the market for an information security analyst, product manager, or statistician. If so, offering candidates a flexible schedule, remote work, or other nontraditional options can boost your recruiting efforts.