October 7, 2015

5 Free Mobile Apps for Productivity Boosts

If there’s one thing I know about HR Professionals, it’s that they’re incredibly busy people. In fact, most HR Managers or HR Generalists have to recruit, hire, onboard, select, schedule, purchase, mediate and plan on any given day at their jobs. From the monthly recognition dinner to the meeting where product tells them they need 20 more service reps by Halloween, the skills of an HR Pro are varied and touch many departments.

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Recruiting, Tips

September 21, 2015

Recruiting High Performers: Compensation Out, Compassion In

Every company wants high performers. They’re more productive, highly driven, can save you money on hiring and, if you can keep them around long enough, they have the potential to do great things for your organization. But when it comes to attracting them, it seems companies are still stuck with their outdated ideas of talent acquisition. They’re still trying to attract high performers with compensation, and this isn’t the way to go about it. What’s the key to recruiting high performers? Compassion.

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Recruiting, high performers

September 14, 2015

Personalize Your Applicant Screening Process for Better Results

The hiring process can be nerve-wracking for candidates. They can wait weeks to hear back about jobs, if at all. Good employers make the hiring process as easy on candidates as possible, and this means more than creating automatic forms. It means developing a more personal experience from start to finish. Make yourself a better employer, find better candidates, hire better employees by keeping these few things in mind.

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Recruiting, Interviews

September 2, 2015

3 Reasons You Need a Better Candidate Sourcing Platform

Good candidate sourcing helps you find talent in avenues you may not have considered, whether it’s finding new methods of reaching out to candidates or cultivating a more diverse talent pool to source. Because the world of recruiting is a fluid, ever-evolving entity, your sourcing platform could probably use an update. Candidate sourcing, like most aspects of recruiting, changes fast, and if you’re not keeping up, you’re falling behind. If you don’t think you need a better candidate sourcing platform, consider these three reasons it might be time for an update.

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Recruiting, Talent Sourcing

May 28, 2015

Why You Shouldn’t Always Treat Candidates like Customers

There has always been deluge of advice asking employers to treat their candidates like customers. In order to make a great candidate want to work at your company, you need to cater to their needs, make sure they feel special and offer them things like benefits, perks, and higher pay that your competitors don’t. It’s sound advice, for the most part, but as it turns out, following the “treat candidates like customers” point of view doesn’t always work.

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Recruiting, Onboarding

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