Category: Hiring & Recruiting

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Understanding the Cost of Hiring and Onboarding New Employees

Whether you’re filling a new position to help your company grow or replacing an employee who is leaving, you’re not just filling out a slot on an organization chart. You hope to find someone who can add to the strength and capability of your group—someone who is just right for the position you want to […]

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Great Candidate Experience Starts with the Candidate Journey

According to Gail Houston and Leslie Mason—Executive Recruiters for Intuit—who recently presented the session Experience is Everything: How to Treat Candidates Like Customers to Close the Deal at RecruitCon 2018 in Nashville, the candidate experience starts the minute a potential candidate first hears about your company.

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Experience Is Everything: Tips for Improving Your Candidate Experience

According to the 2017 CareerBuilder Candidate Experience Study, nearly four in five (78%) candidates say the overall candidate experience they receive is an indicator of how a company values its people. But when does the “experience” start? Is it when a candidate first applies for an open position? Or, is it after the candidate has […]

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Enticing Job Candidates to Relocate

A previous Recruiting Daily Advisor article looks at how U.S. states are getting into the recruiting business by promoting affordability and quality of life in an attempt to attract job candidates.

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Should You Hire Homeless Workers? (Part 1)

A few years ago, Amazon hired homeless workers through a local YMCA in Washington state, and the program did not go over very well. However, other organizations like P.S. Kitchen in New York City and the Parks and Recreation Department in Boise are excelling after hiring homeless workers—which goes to show that hiring homeless workers can be a great idea if […]

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Sign-On Bonuses Get Serious

An earlier Recruiting Daily Advisor article cites research from nonprofit Human Resources association WorldatWork, which finds the number of companies using sign-on bonus programs stands at a 15-year high.

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Data Hygiene and the Future of Recruiting

It’s no secret—recent hiring surges have led to a more competitive job market. And, as a result, recruiters and hiring managers are now operating within what is referred to as a “candidate-driven market.” This means high-quality candidates can be selective about which interviews they take and, ultimately, which company they work for.