In the movie, Harry Potter, an enchanted hat is used to sort the children into specific Hogwarts’ houses, this gadget is called the “Sorting Hat.” Wouldn’t it be nice to have your very own sorting hat to sift through all the different candidates you’re interviewing, to find the best fit for your company?
Two factors have been merging during the last few years to drive companies to bend over backwards in order to attract and retain top talent.
Since its inception in 2003, LinkedIn has become one of the most widely used social media platforms for businesses and organizations, recruiters, hiring managers, Human Resources (HR) and learning and development (L&D) professionals, learners, industry thought leaders, and jobseekers. Around 25% of adults in the United States use LinkedIn, and around 106 million people access the site […]
Job videos are supposed to tell a story about the role you’re hiring for and what it’s like to work at your company. However, if your videos are an absolute snooze-fest, then obviously jobseekers will pass over your company. Sure, video is great at showing what can’t be easily communicated to candidates, but they’re only […]
According to a recent study, 27% of U.S. travelers are planning to volunteer on a trip this year. Volunteerism, thankfully, is becoming a stronger trend, and in the case of potential employees in the Millennial generation, who, as a group, highly value volunteerism, it’s important to recognize this need in a benefits program. In fact, companies […]
By the year 2025, it’s estimated that Millennials will make up roughly 75% of the American workforce. This means that HR professionals, business owners, hiring managers, and anyone else involved in the recruitment process needs to have a solid understanding of this demographic if they hope to compete in the market.
If you’re hiring talent based on cultural fit, you may be doing more harm than good. Some experts say that cultural fit does nothing to improve diversity and inclusion (D&I) and, in fact, just creates an echo chamber for like-minded individuals. If you want to create a diverse workforce, you must challenge the status quo.
National Youth Hiring Day took place on May 16, and this year, major employers across the country sought to hire young talent with no job experience. Jobs website, JobLaunch, led the spring initiative with the intentions of removing barriers and helping young talent start on their path to success.
In a candidate-driven market, the last thing you want to hear from a potential new hire is that he or she is turning down your offer to go somewhere else, but sadly this is still the reality among many recruiters. Here’s why.
Tassels have been flipped, hats have been tossed, diplomas are in hand, and college graduates are ready to enter the “real world.” Do you have what it takes to attract these talented individuals to your company? Let’s find out!