Monster Worldwide, Inc. recently released the results of their Small Business, Big Hire survey. Conducted by Braun Research on behalf of Monster, the study found that nine in ten small business owners (89%) identify hiring the wrong person for a job as a risk to the company, with one-half (51%) saying it is a major […]
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.
By Cyndi Sax, senior vice president, Caliper® Yesterday’s Advisor tackled the issue of preemployment personality assessments, aka personality tests. Today we’ll see some more good reasons to use them, as well as a few tips and tricks.
Yesterday’s Advisor explored a number of resources and guidelines about hiring veterans. Today we’ll explore how official wounded warrior projects can help.
How you handle recruiting differs for different groups. Tactics for hiring college students, for example, might not be the best fit for hiring older professionals. The same is true for recruiting veterans. Luckily, there are a lot of resources designed for helping you make the most of your recruiting program when it comes to hiring […]
Yesterday’s Advisor covered two of the most common sourcing sins of recruiters. Today, we’ll talk about a third sin—failing to drill down to the unvarnished truth. Job candidates of the caliber you want to hire have thought out answers for the obvious questions you might ask. You still have to ask those questions, but after […]
Most HR pros would agree that interviewing and hiring the best “talent” for your organization is probably your most important task. And yet, time after time, there’s that sinking feeling after a new person’s first few days on the job—bad choice. Want to avoid that? Avoid these three sourcing sins. Fortunately, it’s not that hard. […]
Yesterday’s Advisor explored how legal marijuana use and drug interviews and policies mix. Today, more from Tim Thoelecke on that topic, plus some handy tips. By Tim Thoelecke Marijuana is mainstream, or trying to be. Indeed, many have made the assumption that marijuana is no longer the danger that we once thought it was. Oddly, […]
A number of states have various degrees of marijuana legalization. What does that mean for drug testing during hiring and other drug policy matters? Tim Thoelecke helps us find out. By Tim Thoelecke In fact, an estimated 23.9 million Americans currently use illicit drugs. Two-thirds of those are employed and may be working for you! […]
Yesterday’s Advisor briefed on impermissible preemployment inquiries; today, we present more inquiries that you may not have realized you need to avoid. Persons to Notify in Case of Emergency Questions should not be asked about the names and addresses of a job applicant’s relatives. Such inquiries may lead to information related to an applicant’s marital […]
Yesterday’s Advisor explored the pros of team interviewing and introduced some of the downsides. Today, more of the cons and what to do about them. The best way to make sure that your team interviews are the best they can be is to understand their potential flaws. Take a look at this list of cons, […]