Every HR professional and recruiter knows the cost of a bad hire. Time and money spent on the hiring and training go down the tube and now you are left with nothing but that same vacancy. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could avoid making bad hires in the first place?
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.
The Equal Pay Act (EPA) makes it illegal for employers to pay unequal wages to men and women who perform substantially equal work. It allows for differences in pay, but sex cannot be a factor.
The 2008 recession may be a thing of the past, but its impact still lingers on. According to new Monster research, 59% of respondents have been unemployed, or had a gap in their career, at some point in time—and what’s the main cause for these gaps?
Salary history bans continue to gain in popularity across the United States. Over 10 states and half a dozen cities have enacted laws that prohibit employers from inquiring about an applicants’ prior or current compensation. On the flip side, however, is one state that is going against the grain and is prohibiting governing bodies from […]
A growing number of businesses now require job applicants to take a personality test as part of the hiring process. The tests may include the Myers-Briggs or the DISK assessment, which are both designed to measure certain personality traits. From a legal perspective, the tests are permissible in most cases, but there are a few […]
We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again: Finding top talent is a huge challenge for many employers across the country. However, if you begin to understand jobseekers and what they want, you may be better equipped to stand out among your peers. One way to do this is by keeping up with the latest […]
A recent CNBC article, written by Ruth Umoh, got us thinking. The article discussed the three interview questions that General Motors’ CEO Mary Barra asks of every job candidate:
If you’ve seen an influx of résumés over the last month, it should come as no surprise because CNBC is reporting that January is the most popular month for jobseekers to start the hunt for new employment. While February is well under way, this doesn’t mean people will stop applying for jobs. In fact, now […]
In 2019 and beyond, you’ll want to look for the six things listed below when you’re considering job candidates.
Not too long ago, jobs were more difficult to come by and hiring managers had the pick of the litter. Now, thanks to the continuing talent shortage, it’s a job hunter’s market, and businesses everywhere are struggling to fill vacancies with qualified candidates.