The recent death of New York City Police Officer Miosotis Familia, shot while on duty, serves as a grim reminder that certain jobs come with inherent risks.
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.
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 […]
Soft skills and emotional intelligence are required to succeed in many of today’s most in-demand positions, yet the focus when recruiting for these jobs is often elsewhere.
“How much are you currently earning?” It once seemed like an innocent enough question, and until recently was very common.
So many of the fears about remote work come from it being seen as opaque. Not physically seeing people working holds a lot of managers back from embracing remote work.
Captain America was a leader from his early days as Steve Rogers. He possessed a moral center embodied by individualism and justice; he always stood up for his team, disliked the limelight, and adapted his strengths and weaknesses to delegate jobs appropriately. He had outstanding leadership skills.
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 […]
Debate about whether recruiting is sales will likely continue until the purple squirrel jumps over the moon. But one thing talent acquisition professionals can agree on is that recruiting requires communication.
A colleague recently interviewed for a position with a company known as a leader in its industry. Her experience serves as a wake-up call for employers that overlook the connection between communication and culture, and offers a reminder to all about interview style.