Sandra Hess — March 18, 2020 Benefits to Both Employers and Job Candidates When Using Job Simulation Assessments Due to today’s fiercely competitive job market, employers are using a variety of hiring tools, such as interviews, pre-hire assessments and Application Tracking System (ATS) software to identify and attract top talent candidates. One hiring tool that … Continue reading Pre-Hire Job Simulation Assessments: A Win-Win for Employer and Candidate
Shep Hyken — March 15, 2020 Every company wants to have good employees. More importantly, they also want the right employees. There’s a difference. The smartest person in the world may not end up being a good cultural fit for a company. Every company has a personality, and the people they hire must possess the … Continue reading The Employee Experience Starts with the Hiring Process
Meredith Wholley — March 5, 2020 The early months of the new year offer the perfect opportunity to reflect and set new organizational goals. Human capital is an important asset to help achieve these goals, so it’s essential to evaluate the culture and climate of your workforce: Are you able to support the growth of … Continue reading How to Fine-Tune Your Hiring Plan
Angela Ash — February 20, 2020 Nowadays, it is more difficult than ever to find the right people capable of and willing to take on the challenges as they come. The reason lies in a simple fact: everyone has gone crazy about innovation. The ability to take risks and rise even stronger when they don’t … Continue reading 7 Innovative Traits to Spot in Your Next New Hire
Jeff Furst — February 18, 2020 Recently I spoke at a British Columbia Contact Centre Association Learning Event. During the discussion, one of the attendees asked “how do you hire a candidate that will behave like other top performers in the contact center.” In this person’s organization, the selection process relies only on interviews. To … Continue reading How Do I Hire Job Candidates Who Will Behave Like My Top Performers?
Chanakya Kyatham — February 12, 2020 If you are a recruitment company or any other place that hires new employees regularly, you can benefit from effective strategies to make your recruitment process more cost-efficient and economical. Hiring for software jobs and other locations can be an expensive affair. The costs typically include fees for advertising, … Continue reading How Can You Make Your Recruitment Process More Economical?
Matt Shealy — February 11, 2020 Businesses expect recruiters and hiring managers to work together to find qualified candidates. But this attempt at collaboration often becomes more of an issue than a problem solver. It can turn into a tense relationship between these two groups. Both strive to meet the same goals but often cannot … Continue reading How Recruiters and Hiring Managers Can Work Together to Find the Right Candidate
Gretchen Gordon — February 4, 2020 Something many companies do to accelerate growth is expand their sales teams. We often see ones we work with doing just that. While the climate can be challenging to hire the right salespeople with the economy hovering at close to full employment, the challenge doesn’t just stop with a … Continue reading Hiring Right is Only Half the Battle
Andrew Anderson — January 31, 2020 No hiring process in the world is designed to hire the best and brightest. Are you talking to everyone in the world that does that job? That could do that job? Are you able to measure directly the marginal value two years from now of hiring Person A versus … Continue reading Stop Hiring the Wrong People! (Or How to Hire for Growth, Not Skills)
Andrew Zola — January 25, 2020 niekverlaan / Pixabay The global tech talent shortage is relentless and shows no signs of slowing down. As the adage goes, “desperate times call for desperate measures,” and sometimes this approach leads to disastrous recruitment cycles. According to the Harvey Nash/KPMG CIO Survey, a staggering 65% of respondents stated … Continue reading 3 Reasons Why You Hire the Wrong IT Staff and How to Get It Right