For HR and hiring managers, finding new employees rarely goes beyond the traditional résumé and interview process. However, sometimes the best candidate for the job doesn’t know the opportunity exists.
Finding and connecting with the candidates you want is an increasingly difficult challenge. From mining social media sites to posting opportunities, sourcing is where recruiting success begins.
You can’t hire top talent if you are not aggressive, says internationally known HR thought leader John Sullivan, PhD. He described a number of possible approaches during his session at BLR’s RecruitCON, held recently in Las Vegas.
In yesterday’s Advisor, business consultant Bridget Miller presented some of the benefits of recruiting contingent workers for your organization. Today, Miller highlights the risks involved. What Are the Risks? There can be downsides to having contingent workers. Here are some of the concerns: Employee morale may be affected. Depending on the implementation of a contingent […]
Have you heard the term “contingent worker”? What does that mean? Who does it include? Business consultant Bridget Miller has some answers for us regarding this special type of new hire. In practical terms, a “contingent worker” would be any worker who is hired just for a specific job or task (a “contingent” piece of […]
Yesterday’s Advisor covered how to prepare yourself for the first call to a potential candidate. Today, you’ll learn some tips and tricks on actually pulling the call off!
In yesterday’s Advisor, BLR® Contributing Editor Jennifer Carsen, JD, helped us understand the hiring shortages in the new economy. Today, we present her techniques for filling those hard-to-fill positions. Practical Solutions for Hard-to-Fills Regardless of the impact of the skills gap, the bottom line is that there is a lot employers can do proactively to […]
Good news—the economy is stronger than it’s been in years—and getting better. Bad news—you’re going to have even more trouble than usual finding suitable candidates for certain vacant positions. And the longer those vacancies go unfilled, the more disruption they cause. BLR® Contributing Editor Jennifer Carsen, JD, sorts out what’s happening and what to do […]
In yesterday’s Advisor, expert Matt Adam, speaking at the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) Talent Management Conference and Exhibition, held recently in San Diego, debunked three myths of mobile recruiting. Today, a good example of a mobile site, plus several ways to engage in mobile recruiting. For a good example of a site, Adam […]
Mobile-friendly career sites are more and more a necessity, but not all such sites are really candidate-oriented. Expert Matt Adam, speaking at the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) Talent Management Conference and Exhibition, held recently in San Diego, debunked three myths of mobile recruiting and offered six questions to help readers gauge their mobile-readiness. […]
Mobile-friendly career sites are more and more a necessity, but not all such sites are really candidate-oriented. Matt Adams, speaking at SHRM’s Talent Management Conference and Exhibition taking place this week in San Diego, offers six questions you should ask about your mobile access.