We didn’t want to miss out on interviewing a good candidate because of a clunky process, so we decided to streamline everything in order to optimize the candidate experience.
Job postings are the most-seen aspect of your company, so it’s important to nail this very first step in the hiring process and write the perfect post.
Salary history bans are aimed at encouraging equal pay for minorities and women doing the same jobs as their male colleagues.
For a job seeker, having an employee referral from someone already working at a company is always a valuable leg up. But that’s a 2-way street. Employers’ talent acquisition efforts also benefit when a trusted employee can vouch for an applicant’s skills. Or highlight desired skills where a potential hire may be lacking. Professional networking […]
Your people make or break your company, but finding the right hire in this tight labor market is a big challenge for HR pros. Something that can make it even more difficult? A meddling manager with unrealistic expectations about their ideal new hire and how the process should go. Problematic requests This is what John […]
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 […]
Easing new hires into the job is important. And the best way to do that is to give them real responsibilities — and expect results — in the first week. Ideally, after a banner first day of introductions, special events and a great lunch, the rest of the week is time to have them roll […]
As a one- or two-person shop wearing multiple hats in addition to HR — payroll and workplace safety are probably under your wing as well — protecting your time is a constant challenge. That includes not reinventing the wheel when it comes to the hundreds of forms you work with during a year. The good […]
As the talent market tightens, the pressure on HR to recruit, hire and retain high-performing employees is more intense than ever. Companies of all sizes are seeking that perfect employee as the demand for talent quickly exceeds the supply. You’ve no doubt heard that the cost of hiring the wrong person is significant – up […]