A new survey from staffing firm Robert Half suggests that companies may not be great at reviewing résumés.
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.
A recent survey finds nearly half of employers, 49 percent, know within the first five minutes of an interview if a candidate is a good or bad fit for a position, and only 8 percent take 30 minutes or longer to make up their mind.
Your company wouldn’t intentionally discriminate against older job seekers.
While many organizations are perfectly happy with their recruiting process, others have found that even with the best of intentions they still end up with an inordinate number of bad hires. Bad hires can be costly in many ways—not only are there literal costs involved in hiring, training, and eventually firing and replacing someone, but […]
Job seekers’ resumes may contain employment gaps—periods of time, short or long, where it seems as if they were doing nothing.
A recent incident in Orange County, Florida, where a former employee entered the workplace and fatally shot five people before turning the gun on himself, has HR professionals again discussing how acts like these can be prevented. One issue that frequently comes up is the possible link between hiring and workplace violence. But does such […]
It’s that secret ingredient that separates the ideal job candidate from others, and makes for a high-performing employee. But according to a new study from professional services firm Deloitte, few workers have it.
Have you heard the one about the recruiter and the hiring manager? The recruiter asks about candidate qualifications, and the hiring manager says the person must be breathing.
A survey by CareerBuilder shows that there might be some serious gaps between your organization’s recruiting needs and your candidates.
Maybe you’ve met a candidate like this: firm handshake, dazzling smile, and overly enthusiastic. And talk about a positive attitude. No task is too much, no goal is unattainable.