Before HR jumps into social media to recruit workers, it first needs to research what it wants to achieve, and the strengths and weaknesses of various social media channels, Jessica Miller-Merrell writes. “Social media is also a long term strategy whether for recruiting and employee engagement internal or external. It’s best not to leave the […]
Dr. Todd Dewett examines the career arc and leadership in this week’s feature post. Guest author, Randy Emelo defines a new learning leader for HR, Heather Bussing talks weasels, and John Sumser calls attention to what’s missing from recruiting software and interviews Hank Stringer on HRExaminer Radio.
When you’re buying a product or a service, usually you get what you pay for. So what are companies supposed to make of social recruiting, which seems to promise access to all the best candidates fo…
One of the most redundant tasks sourcers and recruiters experience each day is cross-referencing candidates in LinkedIn Recruiter that theyfound from another source, or via an X-Ray search.
While none of these laws prohibit criminal background checks outright, they do place limits on when and how background checks can be performed. Similarities to the EEOC guidance on criminal background checks abound.
“They serve primarily to make the interviewer feel smart.”
Getting Fired is a life-changing event for anyone. But for one firm in America, being terminated was an opportunity to help others navigate the unemployment landscape and gain free access to jobs from top rated employers.
Did you hire an employee based on personality only to realizes they are not the right candidate for the job? Let’s say you are hiring an executive administrative assistant for a VP. The Vice Presid…
We hear a lot about the importance of personal branding for job seekers, but does the job of building your brand end when your real job begins? Paul Copcutt, a globally recognized personal brand ex…
Hiring the best people doesn’t necessarily mean hiring the best applicant as quickly as possible, Lou Adler writes. Have an integrated review process for applicants with the goal of developing leaders and not just filling available positions, Adler recommends.
When Adobe’s executives discovered the high costs — in dollars and in attrition — of their annual performance-review process, they scrapped it. The company now uses a yearlong feedback process with annual goals, regular check-ins and a career-development plan.
Although I am fortunate to not have been a job seeker for many years, I have many colleagues, friends and family that were affected by one our country’s most difficult economic tragedies. I have had the opportunity to help some of them in their job searches. The most important thing that I have stressed is […]
Role Playing in an Interview: Here’s Why It’s an Effective Hiring Technique While many companies hire based on candidate experience, others find raw talent to be a stronger harbinger of success …
One-fifth of human resources managers report continued difficulty with understanding and complying with the Affordable Care Act, but that is down from 31% in 2010, according to data from the Society for Human Resource Management.