When it comes to job interviews, candidates are savvier than ever. They’ve reviewed the job description closely and know to use keywords. They’ve read reviews from other applicants on Glassdoor, and they’ve studied up on interview strategies. So, how do you separate those who have prepared well from those who will truly be the best […]
Category: Screening, Assessment, Interviewing
Once candidates are found, a variety of measures may help employers choose the final candidate. This may involve interviews, tests, assessment centers, or other means of evaluation.
Growing your marketing team is an exciting time. It’s an opportunity to bring on people with new ideas, skills, and opinions on the best ways to market your company’s products or services. But choosing the right people is anything but easy.
Your marketing initiatives and team have grown. Your company’s Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) needs to focus more on executive-level tasks and less on day-to-day management. It’s a common point in an organization’s trajectory and an exciting moment to grow your team. Hiring a marketing director can free up your executive team and offer more guidance and […]
With the war for talent raging and unemployment numbers at record lows, employers are doing everything they can to recruit top talent, but are some taking it too far?
Does your organization routinely conduct exit interviews with departing employees? Some employers swear this is a great way to garner knowledge about how to improve the organization and reduce future turnover. Others feel it’s unlikely to gain real insights because departing employees no longer have an incentive to help. Let’s take a look at some […]
In part one, we talked about how frustrating it is to get all the way through the recruiting process and finally find a good candidate, only to have the job offer be rejected. We outlined seven options for improving offer acceptance rates, and today we’re continuing with that list.
Let’s face it, hiring workers these days seems like a never ending battle for some employers. There are fewer candidates for each role, and candidates often have more than one job offer to weigh. Some employers are finding that they’re making offers only to have these offers rejected—meaning they’ve got to keep searching for candidates.
In part one, we noted that hiring decisions are imperfect. Despite our diligent efforts, it is quite difficult to consistently get the best candidates who stick around long term. We started to look at some ways to go beyond the standard interview process to further screen candidates in the hopes of making better hiring decisions. […]
What else can employers and recruiters do to better assess candidates and try to improve new hire retention? Here are a few additional steps employers can take in the candidate screening process.
A new Arizona law taking effect August 3 provides a broad exemption from negligent hiring claims for employers that hire workers who have criminal convictions. Arizona is the seventh state in the United States to enforce this type of law; could this be a sign of things to come for other employers around the country?