You need to hire a new team member. You have scanned about 60 -70 resumes, narrowing your potentials down to the top 5 or 6 candidates. We know that Hiring is a Human Activity, but how are business leaders hiring for truly human characteristics, like character?
Tempted by the prospect of landing a better gig, 85% of the workforce is looking for a job or interested in talking with recruiters, according to a survey released Tuesday by LinkedIn. That even includes people who are “satisfied” with their jobs.
Facing unemployment? You are not alone. Here are 5 tips to survive the job hunt.
Some may be obvious, like watching out for typos and misspelled words, but others–like cookie-cutter copies or file names–might be more sneaky.
Here’s a rough estimate of what a poor job seeker experience could end up costing an organization in revenue.
There aren’t many fans of reading or writing resumes out there. While some resumes are full of exaggerations or outright mistruths, many more resumes are simply insufficient evidence of suitability for a position. There’s a good argument out there that resumes are virtually useless, and portfolios of work are the greatest indicators of success.
While youâre probably a savvy judge of character, your instincts may not always be 100% accurate. A recent study by Michigan State University found that 90% of hiring decisions are made based solely on interviews even though only 14% of information provided in interviews is accurate. When job applicants lie about their skills, past experiences, […]
Do you ever work from home? For many small to medium sized businesses, working from home is an affordable company perk that can yield great returns in employee productivity and satisfaction.
Think resume fraud is impossible? Think again. With professional deception services on the rise, it is easier than ever to commit resume fraud today.
The unprecedented number of employment class actions in 2013 reveals a significant rise in Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)-related litigation. Thus we recommend that all employers fortify their FCRA-compliance programs to better prepare for 2014.
Interviewing prospective hires is both exciting and stressful. With so many names, faces, and stories, many qualified interviewees may seem like the perfect fit for your company, but you can never be 100% sure. Now more than ever, it is important for HR professionals to take the next step and develop Safe Hiring Programs (SHP).
Employers and employees are often at odds when it comes to privacy in the workplace. As technology and online resources shift and evolve, the legal world must adapt to clearly define employee rights as well as provide direction for employers who perform background checks or monitor employees.
Regardless of how your employees use social media and your level of involvement, they will expect some level of privacy. As an employer, is it legal to ask for your employeesâ passwords and online account information? Can you decline to employee a candidate based on their refusal?
Internships are a great way for both students and businesses to come together, but organizing and executing a great program isnât easy. To make the process easier, weâve outlined the 3 basic questions your company should ask when designing an official internship program.