Has your organization implemented any type of formal or informal ways to get feedback about your hiring and recruiting process? Doing so can help you to gain insights on how to improve the process to make it more efficient. Let’s take a look at why employers may consider trying to get applicant feedback, how they […]
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.
America has a long and painful history of racism. Lately, the news has served as a reminder of this history, while alerting the nation’s citizens there are still steps to take on the road to equality.
The decision to hire employees who will work remotely requires an examination of various pros and cons, and that examination includes considering how to handle the management challenges telecommuters present.
Yesterday we looked at the pros of required drug testing at your organization. Today we’ll look at the cons.
Is there a formal drug testing policy at your organization? Most organizations do have one, often out of concern for safety of all workers. Most recruiters and hiring managers want to make sure they don’t have someone come to work under the influence who might create a dangerous situation.
Bringing on contingent workers can be a good way to tackle staffing challenges brought on by a number of factors, such as the need to temporarily ramp up staffing numbers during an especially busy time and to take care of tasks outside an employer’s core business. But an important part of making the decision to […]
Both employers and employees are increasingly touting the benefits of remote work. Employers can save on equipment and real estate costs, and they’ve seen how workers are often more efficient off-site. Employees also benefit by reducing distractions and the costs and stress associated with commuting. Plus, personal satisfaction and quality of life add to the […]
If it seems like the interview process takes longer than it used to, it’s not your imagination. A new report from job site Glassdoor finds that worldwide, on average, it takes more than a day longer: 23.7 days thus far in 2017, compared to 22.5 days in 2016.
As employers struggle to fill open positions, one step in the screening process is causing them to turn away candidates who are otherwise qualified: the pre-employment drug test. At the same time, other job seekers, who learn that a company requires a drug test, are deciding not to apply.
Nearly every experienced manager has had a high-maintenance individual on staff at one time or another. High-maintenance employees may have different characteristics, but the bottom-line issue is the same: Working with these folks is downright difficult.