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3 Mindsets That Will Cost You Passive Candidates

Posted by Sylvie Woolf

Nov 25, 2015 7:00:00 AM


When it comes to critical roles that need to be filled, 95% of the people who you’d hire aren’t even looking. Why? They’re already cashing a paycheck from another company. It’s why passive candidates are the most sought after candidate in recruiting. It’s like dating, all the good ones are either taken or not interested. When vying for the eye of the passive candidate,you must not fall into the trap of these three mindsets:

Topics: Talent Sourcing, candidate sourcing

How to Save More Time Screening Candidates

Posted by Laura Kukulan

Nov 24, 2015 7:00:00 AM


Interviewing candidates is time consuming. It’s exhausting. It’s expensive. How can you shorten the interview process without sacrificing great clients? You screen the talent pool first. The ATS filters candidates that don’t meet the minimum requirements, but what happens after that is normally left up to the recruiters to determine which of the qualified candidates they’ve been given to truly merit an interview. The solution to an easier, faster, more effective screening process is through video. Candidates are able to record the questions at their leisure, you’re able to review them when you have time, and best of all, it’s standardized.

Topics: Screening Candidates

How CSR Is Integral to Your Talent Attraction Strategy

Posted by Sara Pollock

Nov 23, 2015 7:00:00 AM


The season of giving is fast approaching, so what better time to talk about Corporate Social Responsibility? After all, employees are in a festive and charitable mood and wise companies are looking for ways to align employee and company values. Until recently, social responsibility has generally been viewed as a way to enhance employer branding or to offset the effects that business has on the community, society or environment companies depend on. Though most employers do engage in some form of social responsibility, it’s at their discretion to use it as a component as part of a broader business strategy. 

Topics: talent solutions

Can Employee Assessments Be Used for Succession Planning?

Posted by Laura Kukulan

Nov 19, 2015 7:00:00 AM


“Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans.”

-Allen Saunders

You have plans for sales and plans for products and probably even plans for seating arrangements, but are you planning the future of your company? According to Software Advice,  62% of employees say working for a company with succession planning would make them feel “significantly more engaged,” and it’s not uncommon for companies to be missing an actual talent roadmap in place. This is a huge missed opportunity. Nevertheless, by having a handle on the personalities who are currently keeping your company moving, you can more easily and accurately develop a strategy for the future.

Topics: Succession Planning

Encourage More Productivity From Your Employees

Posted by Sara Pollock

Nov 18, 2015 7:00:00 AM


Despite how well employees may be performing, sometimes you just need a little bit more out of them. Although you won’t be able to squeeze every last bit of productivity out of them, you can give them a nudge in the right direction. After all, it’s less expensive to keep an employee who has been trained and onboarded than it is to source, recruit, hire and train a new employee to fill gaps when the organizational goals shift and change with new business, economic changes or seasonal spikes. If you find yourself needing to get the team on board with an extra project or your company is in desperate need from just a little bit more from your current team, we have the talent management solutions to get you there.

Topics: Talent Management

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