Tag: Hiring

Filling the Gaps: Strong Hiring Plan Requires Assessing Current, Future Needs

Employers can’t develop effective hiring strategies without knowing the kind of talent they already have on board, what they’ll need in the future, and how to fill any gaps. A workforce analysis can identify those gaps so that employers can develop an actionable plan. And HR professionals who take the lead in this workforce analysis […]

Hiring an Independent Contractor? Make Sure to Pass the Tests

Perhaps the most common type of nontraditional worker in the new workforce is the independent contractor. The recession saw many people seeking work as independent contractors and as the economy has improved, these relationships have continued, whether due to the preference of the employer, the employee, or both.

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Why Addressing Financial Well-Being Is Essential in Hiring

Between healthcare costs, student loans, and increasing costs of living, keeping your workers’ financial health in mind makes a big difference for everyone. And that difference might just mean an easier time recruiting and less turnover.

Prepping Hiring Managers

A recent study conducted by CareerBuilder, a provider of human capital solutions, identifies 12 gaps in the candidate experience, and shows where companies sometimes struggle. The No. 2 item on the list, “not preparing hiring managers,” tends to get pushed aside in favor of more exciting solutions, but it deserves attention.

What Happens When Recruiters Get It Wrong?

One common challenge in finding and hiring the best talent is the disconnect between hiring managers and recruiters, which can lead to pricey errors. The U.S. Department of Labor estimates the cost of a bad hire at 30 percent of an employee’s first year earnings. With that type of money on the line, hiring managers […]

A Guide to Hiring Talent for Business Process Outsourcing

Gone are the days when customers would call customer support for every conventional technical issue or generic problem. Today online help and self-service channels cover the basics, only complicated issues or specific questions are directed to the customer center reps. The help and support team has to be prepared for out of the box queries […]

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5 Things Top Global Companies Do Differently When Recruiting

Employees are the lifeblood of any company. A company runs because its people bring its objectives forward and meet its goals. This fact puts recruitment as a very pivotal process for any organization. It is during the recruitment process that recruiters assess and select the right people who would fill in job positions and contribute […]