Among the many factors threatening an organization’s future is the threat of suddenly facing critical vacancies and the subsequent disruption in leadership, business continuity, or special knowledge and skills unique to the organization. With looming retirements and the increasing propensity of talented employees to change organizations, the need for succession planning best practices to build […]
Yesterday we looked at some research about how employers feel about a candidate’s social media presence. Today, we take look at how the candidate uses social media, plus some tips on how to conduct a good screening with social media.
Using social media to screen candidates has increased significantly over the last 10 years. Have you ever found the perfect job candidate on paper, only to discover his or her social media presence is anything but professional? You’re not the only one!
The Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) will be holding the largest HR conference in North America next week. SHRM 2016 Annual Conference & Exposition in D.C. will be covering the hottest HR topics of 2016. BLR is on top of these topics in publications like the one you receive daily. We’ve taken a look […]
Yesterday, we began to explore how to onboard employees while avoiding legal pitfalls. Today, we will cover a set of steps for streamlining the process.
Many organizations strive to optimize their recruiting processes to find and hire qualified talent as quickly as possible, yet the challenge isn’t over once their selected candidate accepts the job offer. Companies must also onboard the new hire efficiently, effectively, and compliantly.
In yesterday’s Advisor, we talked about how some positions just seem impossible to fill, and we provided some tips for getting more applicants for these roles.
As unemployment levels decrease, employers may find it more and more difficult to get enough quality candidates to fill vacant roles. The number of applicants for a given job has decreased, and some organizations are finding that roles go unfilled due to a dearth of high-quality candidates.
From Dan: As a way to honor the individuals who have taught me critical life lessons about people and business, I’ve invited several to write guest columns to run in this space over the next few weeks. Today’s voice of experience once again is Robert L. Brady, the founder of BLR®—Business & Legal Resources. This […]
Yesterday we looked at Monster’s Small Business, Big Hire survey, which discusses how businesses handle bad hires. Today, more from that survey, plus some tips to avoid bad hires in the first place.