Category: Hiring & Recruiting

What Happens When Recruiters Get It Wrong?

One common challenge in finding and hiring the best talent is the disconnect between hiring managers and recruiters, which can lead to pricey errors. The U.S. Department of Labor estimates the cost of a bad hire at 30 percent of an employee’s first year earnings. With that type of money on the line, hiring managers […]

Should You Always Go for Top Talent?

In yesterday’s Advisor, we talked about the idea that there may be both pros and cons to always trying to hire only top-level talent. While it may be tempting to think that it makes sense to shoot for the stars and hire top talent all the time, today we’ll outline a few of the challenges […]


Should You Hire a ‘Star’ Employee?

When you’re recruiting to fill a role, regardless of whether it is a newly created role or a newly vacated role, you always need to assess what type of employee you’re looking for. Are you looking for someone who is top of his or her game with the awards and accolades to prove it? Are […]

A Guide to Hiring Talent for Business Process Outsourcing

Gone are the days when customers would call customer support for every conventional technical issue or generic problem. Today online help and self-service channels cover the basics, only complicated issues or specific questions are directed to the customer center reps. The help and support team has to be prepared for out of the box queries […]

5 Things Top Global Companies Do Differently When Recruiting

Employees are the lifeblood of any company. A company runs because its people bring its objectives forward and meet its goals. This fact puts recruitment as a very pivotal process for any organization. It is during the recruitment process that recruiters assess and select the right people who would fill in job positions and contribute […]

More Tips on Recruiting Independent Contractors

In yesterday’s Advisor, we took a look at some of the benefits to hiring independent contractors—as well as some of the potential pitfalls. If you’re sold on hiring independent contractors, read on for some tips on how to recruit them.

Is That Non-Compete Agreement Necessary?

Increasingly, companies are asking employees to sign non-compete agreements as a condition of employment. But these agreements may create more problems than they are worth—at the point of hire, and when an employment relationship ends.