Month: October 2016

Benefits for Your Part-timers? It’s a Trend That’s Paying Off

The holiday season is fast approaching, and when it comes to retail, it can be difficult for employers to keep up with the hiring rush. The problem: Employers need to hire quickly while still finding quality candidates. During the stressful shopping season, another challenge arises with keeping employee morale up. Retail employees are customer-facing and directly responsible for a positive customer experience – a…

The 5 Secrets of Great Interviewers

In today’s market, it’s imperative to utilize interviewing techniques that will maximize your effectiveness in hiring the right people for the right roles. With more than 20 years’ experience as a top producer in the recruitment and search industry, I have found there are five secrets that are key to being a great interviewer.

4 Things You Need to be Doing with Your Careers Site

There are still too many one-page careers sites among employers online. If you need to hire and only have a single page to promote your jobs, it’s time to break that mold. Today’s job seekers are demanding more information from potential employers, and your website is one of the primary places they seek that knowledge. …

What to wear on an interview – the job seeker wardrobe

You’ve created the perfect resume. It paints an ideal picture for your future employer. You’ve updated your LinkedIn, even created a Brand Me with a few extra success based additives. Your screening phone interview was as flawless as a conversation with an old friend. It’s now time to come face-to-face with the Hiring Manager in the interview and you have no idea what to…

RecruitingLive with Sedef Buyukataman

Building a team has to be one of the most challenging aspects of working in recruiting. Not only do you have to make a match on an array of hard-to-find skills, you have to find someone with the personality to compliment the rest of the team, too. That means we’re not just hunting purple squirrels at […]

Recapping #ERE16 Day 2

If you thought Day 1 was packed of extraordinary content, Day 2 of the ERE Recruiting Conference did not disappoint in the least. Although many have packed up their bags, hopped on a plane, and most likely sitting at work today, I wanted to let you know about Day 2 and the content that blew me away.

Effective Teams Talk to Each Other

Whether you’re an extrovert or an introvert, keeping up effective communication within your team is an absolute must. Being a great communicator is important, not only for coaching and giving clear guidelines, but also for building trust and employee engagement. Gallup found that the most highly engaged employees communicate with their managers on a daily basis.

Advice for A New Leader On Day One

Editor’s note: Brian Fetherstonhaugh is chairman and CEO of OgilvyOne Worldwide, a 5,000+ person digital marketing company. The following is an excerpt from his new book, The Long View: Career Strategies to Start Strong, Reach High, and Go Far.