Many employers use “unnecessary filters” in the hiring process, such as requiring specific degrees or disqualifying applicants based on their credit scores, Bruce Clarke writes. “It takes more time to hire with fewer filters. More resumes, more thought, more discussion, and more tough choices,” Clarke writes.
Another recruitment year is coming to an end. With the Qandidate.com team we are wrapping up an extremely exciting year. More than 2,500 companies have selected Qandidate.com’s free recruitment software to manage their recruitment activities. Especially for those who loves the lists at the end of the year; our top 10 most popular recruitment blogs […]
As 2013 comes to a close and we look towards 2014, overall signs of changes to the employment marketplace indicate that there may be a better picture for workers in 2014. But, upon closer inspection, the results appear to be mixed.
Years ago a recruiting colleague of mine and I had a difference of opinion. We placed in exactly the same specialty niche, but we disagreed about which time of the year was the most effective.
LinkedIn might want you to believe that anyone who is anyone, or wants to be anyone, is profiled or must be profiled on its site. But some professionals deliberately avoid it. Doctors shy away from the business network because they don’t want pharmaceutical reps trying to pitch them products, nor do they want patients contacting them […]
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, unemployment in the United States has continually dropped over the past year. As of November the number dropped to 7.0 percent, down from 7.3.
Sticking with an existing ATS or making an uninformed decision during selection of a new system will have serious adverse effects, resulting in poor candidate experience, costly hires, lost time and above all hiring manager frustrations stretched to boiling point.
One of the biggest recruiting buzzwords that has dominated our space for the last decade has been a three letter word—search engine optimization (SEO). But that is changing…
I was in Sydney, still groggy from the jetlag and 19-hour time difference. It was a big day. I’d be speaking at Sourcing Summit Australia delivering my very first keynote speaking engagement.
One of the worst things you can do for your company is hire too quickly. Use these tricks to make sure you get it right the first time around.
Let’s face it – The hiring process is stressful for both sides. The job seeker is putting their talents and career future on the line, which is a vulnerable place to be. The organization is investing considerable resources in hopes of finding a star in the making.
Recruiting can sometimes feel like an uphill battle. Focus on these five common issues to hire more effectively and successfully.
OK, he’s finally done it. Shally Steckerl, the Jedi Master of all things recruiting and sourcing, has spewed out his vast knowledge into 488 pages of pure sourcing joy with his new book, The Talent Sourcing & Recruiting Handbook. Let’s find out how he did it.