Tag: mistakes

Common Hiring Mistakes to Avoid at Your Healthcare Agency

It comes as no surprise to you that hiring in today’s climate is tough — especially in healthcare.  On the back end of the pandemic, we’ve seen a talent shortage across the board, which means that qualified and available applicants get hired faster than ever before. Add to that the number of speciality certifications required … Common Hiring Mistakes to Avoid at Your Healthcare…

5 Mistakes Organizations Make Going After Hard to Get Talent!

“Hard to get Talent” right now, in 2021, seems to be any kind of talent! The only talent that is not hard to find are people who want to sit on their couch, get high, watch Netflix and still get paid! Unfortunately, let’s hope those jobs go away quickly! IT, Healthcare, Truck Drivers, Cooks, Skilled Trades, Engineering, Accounting, Supply Chain – give me a…

Google Job Listings: 3 Common Mistakes to Avoid

Read Time1 Minute, 1 Second Google for Jobs (GFJ) is one of the best platforms for both employers and job seekers alike to post and find open positions. However, Google job listings aren’t the easiest things to set up. Unlike other job boards, GFJ is free and allows for great optimization of your listings in order to get them in front of the audience …

How to Write a Job Description: 7 Mistakes to Avoid

Read Time1 Minute, 2 Second Learning how to write a job description is like mastering an art form.  It needs to accomplish a number of things in a very short time. It needs to explain the job itself, portray your employer brand, attract certain candidates, include Google ranking signals, and grab people’s attention. That’s a big ask! But it is doable… as long as…

The 4 Biggest Mistakes Companies Make in Employer Branding

At this stage, I’d wager that you’ve spent some amount of time seriously thinking about one of the two hottest topics in recruiting: artificial intelligence or employer branding. In your fear of getting left behind or as a means of solving a problem, these concepts seem to be where everyone is looking for help in surviving the ever-tightening talent market.

Microlearning’s Macro Mistakes

Microlearning is one of the newest (cough, cough) hot topics in professional talent development. You will hear about it over and over again spouted by professional trainers as a way to make themselves sound knowledgeable and hip. Frankly, you have likely been hearing it for years. People talk about it at conferences, write articles, and use the jargon to sell themselves. So is it…

The Most Common Mistakes Managers Make and How to Fix Them

I’ve trained thousands of managers in different industries, with different levels of seniority and experience, with teams large and small. And, while they certainly all have their unique nuances, I see some of the same manager mistakes popping up consistently, over and over again.

The Top 7 Rookie Hiring Mistakes!

One of my awesome recruiting managers at HRU (the technical staffing company I run) is in the process of making his first hire! It’s pretty exciting. Do you remember the first hire you ever got to make on your own? You get nervous! You don’t want to make a mistake, because you know how awful it is to have a bad employee working for…

Utah Court Holds Employers Liable Even When Workers Hide Mistakes

Despite well-settled case law in Utah regarding Respondeat Superior and the theory that an employer cannot be held liable for the actions of an employee if the employee’s conduct was outside the course and scope of his or her employment, the Utah Court of Appeals issued an opinion  January 19 that seems to eclipse that doctrine with a theory of “imputed knowledge” under agency…

Check Yourself – Common Sourcing and Candidate Outreach Mistakes

Today we are not going to repeat the well-known rules of Boolean search or to teach you to use these commands. We are hoping that you understand Boolean and how to use all the possible combinations and elements of syntax. We are going to show you something that at first glance seems obvious. Don’t rush or flip through this article assuming that you already…

5 Mistakes Leaders Make That Cripple Teams

Leaders create the culture that helps their teams thrive –– or barely survive. Of course, no leader intentionally stymies or stalls a team. But even the strongest leaders may make mistakes that freeze their people rather than free them to be their best. Here’s how: