We’ve been talking for some time about the tight job market faced by employers across the company. With the unemployment rate at a historic low, many jobseekers are having an easier-than-usual time finding a new job, or a first job, as employers struggle to find qualified employees.
Tag: Small Business
Larger organizations have already been using the lure of better benefits to attract candidates. A new study shows that small businesses are joining the fray of the talent war by rolling out the best benefits they can muster.
Attracting the right candidates is a difficult task and savvy recruiters must be creative and innovative. A recruiter’s primary goal is to quickly fill openings with people who possess the knowledge, skills, abilities, and cultural fit for their organization’s needs. The days when you could post an opening on a job board and receive plenty […]
As social media sites gain more traction in the employment and recruitment world, it’s essential for recruiters to stay up to date on the latest and most popular sites and tools. After all, 21st-century candidates live online. Anyone with access to the internet can post a job opening online, but there’s so much more out […]
I’ll never forget my first job interview. Hearing about how great this company was to work for made me want that job so much more. When I arrived, I had to wait a long time before meeting with the interviewer. I wasn’t given any information about the delay, wasn’t offered anything to drink, and wasn’t […]
The recruiting landscape is dynamic. It changes constantly, and it’s downright competitive given the improved economy and low unemployment rates. To keep up with the current trends that are driving the way top companies recruit and hire talent, it’s important to ask questions so you can adapt your strategy to attract qualified applicants.
Yesterday we looked at Monster’s Small Business, Big Hire survey, which discusses how businesses handle bad hires. Today, more from that survey, plus some tips to avoid bad hires in the first place.
Monster Worldwide, Inc. recently released the results of their Small Business, Big Hire survey. Conducted by Braun Research on behalf of Monster, the study found that nine in ten small business owners (89%) identify hiring the wrong person for a job as a risk to the company, with one-half (51%) saying it is a major […]