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5 Onboarding Tips to Win Over New Hires

Hiring is a two-way street. To begin a hiring journey, the candidate must woo the potential future employer. For the candidate to stay on the ...
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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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How to Model Your Ideal Candidate Profile After High-Performers

You may have heard about the benefits of high-performers. You may have heard, for example, how they can deliver 400% more productivity than the average performer. Then you realize your ideal candidate profile probably won’t attract the high-performers you’re looking for. You want a “hard worker? A “team player?” So does everyone else. If you want to model your ideal candidate profile to attract high-performers, you have to be more specific. Look for candidates who’ll be satisfied on the job, hold themselves accountable, and not be afraid of failure.
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Onboarding Pain Points for New Employees

In our work with many client companies, we have found that onboarding is often put on the back burner. Too many leaders believe onboarding is such a low impact function that it gets neglected. No one is really in charge of the process and employers have no clue how harmful this can be to their employer brand.
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How to Keep that New Hire Spark Burning

The first days and weeks of a new job are an exciting, nervous time in the employee lifecycle. If you hired right, these newbies are coming in with that spark and tenacity for the company vision, but it has to be fueled in order to stay lit.
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Why the Human Side of Onboarding is the Most Important Side

   Most readers of this blog are recruiters or HR professionals. When these professionals see the word “onboarding” they think compliance, policy and the paperwork triathlon that seem to go into creating a complete file. Although vital, this is only one side of the process; the human side of onboarding is just as vital, if not more.
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Background Checks: What You Need To Know Before You Hire

Just how honest are your job applicants? While using a goal-based approach is a smart way to find better candidates, not everyone in your talent pipeline is going to report their work history with 100 percent accuracy.
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