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 […]
With the unemployment rate hovering at roughly 4%, employers are having to come up with creative ways to attract top talent and stand out among the competition. What’s a better way to stand out than with a video job description?
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%).
For the first time in history there are 4 generations in the workplace, each with its own definition of work and career expectations. With the rise of the Millennials, technology, and social media, it has become increasingly difficult to recruit in our noisy, 24/7 connected culture.
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Should HR managers conduct background checks on Google, Facebook, and other websites? Recruiting Daily Advisor editor Stephen Bruce examines the risks and benefits of social media background checks in this HR Compliance Corner video blog.
Do HR managers really need to do reference checks? Recruiting Daily Advisor editor Stephen Bruce talks about the dangers of putting off this important task in today’s HR Compliance Corner video blog.