Human Resources News & Insights

Hiring manager says no thank-you email is a deal breaker and gets an earful on Twitter

Hard and fast rules about hiring could be hurting your ability to attract talent, especially if they seem arbitrary or exclusionary. That issue came to the fore in a Twitter thread in early April. Business Insider Managing Editor Jessica Liebman tweeted out a link to her story on the BI website with the long and attention-grabbing […] [MORE]

IBM’s job application gaffe holds an important lesson for all employers

There’s an important lesson for organizations of all sizes in a recent embarrassment for one of the world’s best-known companies – check your job postings carefully before they go up on the internet!

4 Insights Analytics Can Deliver From Your Recruitment Software

It’s a job-seeker’s market right now, and hiring and recruiting are more complicated than ever. Those difficulties go beyond just finding the right person for the specific opening you have.

Onboarding in 2019: What a Knock-Out First Day Should Look Like

The first days and weeks when new employees come to work are a make-or-break time for their success with you. 

Win the war for talent: 7 perks job candidates say they want

Every HR pro’s been here before: You find a candidate with all the right qualifications, only to have them slip away right before closing the deal. 

Motivating millennials: What benefits are must-haves?

A war for talent is being waged in this tight job market.

Big-time talent acquisition on a small budget: 5 proven steps

No one needs to tell you that talent acquisition is hard work. And despite a hyper-pressurized job market, no one’s cutting you any slack, either. 

6 tactics to stop promising candidates from disappearing on you

In this tight labor market, the war for talent wages on – and you may be feeling like your biggest adversaries are your own promising candidates. 

85% of resumes contain lies: 3 ways to spot and stop them

  It’s not surprising some job applicants feel the need to embellish their resumes to get a better shot at a job. But the exact number — now 85% — has risen dramatically over the past few years. 

Hiring in today’s labor market: 4 candidate ‘red flags’ you may want to overlook

When the job market was at its worst, recruiters could afford to be more selective with candidates they chose to interview. But, in this tight labor market, recruiters need to find ways to widen their hiring pools.