The hiring process has always been a rather grueling undertaking both for the employer and the applicant. There’s constantly a risk involved on the employer’s or recruitment agency’s side of the fence since you will be banking on a series of tests and interviews to gauge if a candidate is a high-potential employee who is […]
As we reach the home stretch of 2018, Brilliant™—a direct-hire, contract, and consulting practice specializing in accounting, finance, and information technology (IT)—has released its Q4 2018 Hiring Forecast.
The candidate experience is becoming more important than ever before as new research shows that a candidate’s experience also influences his or her buying habits. According to a new report from ManpowerGroup Solutions, more than half of respondents (54%) say candidate experience directly influences whether they choose to buy a company’s products or services.
When it comes to hiring and recruitment, it’s not about acquiring the highest volume of applicants—it’s about attracting the right candidates who are a good fit for the job and the company in the shortest time possible.
As the world’s largest professional network, LinkedIn is a must-have recruiting tool for any recruiting strategy. With over 500 million users and three million active job listings, this immensely powerful platform is one of the most valuable resources available to the recruiters of today.
There are a number of ways for employers to gather information on the background of an applicant for employment. Employers may simply call an applicant’s former employer to confirm the applicant’s dates of employment and title and to try to obtain a more detailed reference from a supervisor. However, many employers hire third parties to […]
Recruiting top talent can be a massive undertaking. It also just so happens to be top of mind for HR and hiring managers. However, how do your recruiting efforts stack up against the rest? Are you getting the best talent available or are you losing potential candidates to the competition?
What summer work perks are job candidates looking for? Workers surveyed by staffing firm OfficeTeam said they’re most interested in flexible schedules (39%) and the ability to leave early on Fridays (30%).