May 29, 2015

Taking Advantage of the Transparency Trend in the Hiring Process

Startup culture is leading the business world zeitgeist and even big companies are starting to take notice. Startups are changing the way we handle money, how companies talk to customers and how they’re thinking about company culture. One aspect that goes unnoticed in the emergence of startups, however, is transparency. From the ways companies make themselves look good when they share to how being open is better for business, companies looking to adapt to the flexibility and nimbleness of startups stand to gain a lot from transparency.

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New Hire, Hiring

May 13, 2015

3 Steps for Hiring Managers with Emotional Intelligence

As more studies reveal the benefits of emotional intelligence in the workplace, companies are beginning to take notice, and the myth of IQ leading the way is coming undone. For example, 58% of job performance is based on a person’s EQ, and 70% of the time, those with mid-level IQ outperform those with the highest IQs.

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Hiring, Workplace, Cultural Fit

May 6, 2015

How to Decide if Texting Candidates is Right for Your Company

Millennials… Glued to their phones, posting everything to social media and spending more time on the internet than their preceding generations. Yes, these are quasi-negative stereotypes, but that doesn’t mean you should engage them any less than other workforce generations; nor are they the only generation to use their mobile device frequently. Use this stereotype to your advantage in recruiting.

Some companies use interviews as an opportunity to reach out to candidates, others use surveys during the recruiting process. Other organizations, take candidate engagement to a whole new level. They use the impact emerging technology on workers’ tendencies toward mobile engagement and reach out to them via text messaging.

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Recruiting, Employment, Hiring, Business Trends, Mobile Recruiting, HR, Mobile Interview

August 27, 2014

7 Statistics that Will Change Your Mind About Talent Forecasting

 

The Following article was originally posted in August of 2014 to provide an inside look at talent hiring and forcasting. Since then, it has recently been updated with new stats and information as of Febuary 2017. Need more insight on how to make the best hiring decisions for the future of your company? Check out these related articles:

The workforce is changing, and likely so are your talent needs. The Boomers are trickling out, while the Millennials are pouring in, the tech sector is booming, and nearly everyone is having trouble getting their hands on candidates with the right skills. Proactive recruiting tactics are now more important than ever, and here’s why…

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Recruiting Software, Hiring, Performance Management, Talent Forecasting, Workforce Planning, Talent Pipelines

May 20, 2014

From Short-Order Cook to Chef: Talent Alignment Gets You There

 

No, we’re not talking about restaurant staff recruitment best practices; that’s a totally different post. We want to talk about how the right management and software can transform a reactive organization into a strategic and proactive one. 

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Talent Management, Goal Alignment, Talent Alignment, Recruitment Process, Productivity, Hiring, Talent Forecasting

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