Month: December 2013

Large companies’ innovative benefits programs help midsize firms expand offerings

Large employers offer many innovative benefits programs that midsize firms may want to consider, Joanne Wojcik writes, citing full-replacement consumer-driven health plans and self-funded health benefits. “While large employers have effectively used their strong benefits to attract the best and brightest, midsize employers can compete if they know what they are up against,” Wojcik writes.

How unnecessary requirements bog down hiring

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.

On Facebook Pages, Quotes Do Better

If you run your company’s Facebook page you may want to add more quotes to the page on a regular basis. We have been posting links, pictures and quotes on our page for almost a year and have recently …

Top 10 most popular recruitment blogs on Qandidate.com

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 on Qandidate.com

Making Connections When Job Hunting

In a job market that’s tough, it’s important to use every single resource available for you to land a job. This means contacting any references you may have in your network. While you may feel awkward, pushy or annoying when reaching out to someone for help, it could go far for your career prospects. To make networking easier and more effective, here are five…

Never Say Goodbye to a Great Employee

The opportunity to rehire former employees actually begins with their hiring the first time, Tamara Erickson writes. Let them know you understand there will be transitions in their career. “It conveys the expectation that departures can be mutually positive and facilitates multiple employment stints,” she writes.