Here are 2 interesting statistics:
- Recent research has found that nearly three in four employers (74 percent) say they’ve hired the wrong person for a position.
- According to Career Builder, a single bad hire can cost a company upwards of $50,000.
I rest my case.
More information: https://recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/how-to-interview-candidates-effectively-3-simple-ways
Attracting top talent for your business can often be a relatively challenging and intensive process. Finding the best and most qualified employees can make a huge difference in the overall success of any company. Therefore, while it can be an intimidating process, it is worth the extra effort to ensure that you are hiring the most qualified candidates.
The following information provides a closer look at effective methods that can help ensure your company is appealing to the top tier of the applicant pool.
More information: https://recruitmentjuice.com/blog/how-to-attract-top-talents-online/
You’ve found a promising candidate you’ll be interviewing soon. Their skills and experience seem to match exactly what you need for the role you’ve been working on. However, will this candidate fit into the company’s culture? On top of asking skills-based questions, you should be prepared to determine if the candidate would fit into your corporate culture too.
More information: https://recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/the-best-interview-questions-to-ask-to-determine-cultural-fit
Connecting to candidates has become increasingly difficult and relying on traditional recruiting techniques like phone calls and emails to connect with an on-the-go workforce will likely result in losing out on a worthy applicant. Instead, companies are utilizing methods that align with the communication preferences of today’s talent generation and switching to text-based recruiting.
More information: https://theundercoverrecruiter.com/texting-is-helping-recruiters/
As Studs Terkel said in his book Working (1974), “Work is about a search for daily meaning as well as daily bread.” If you were able to find a job that offered meaning, purpose and reward, would you be willing to take a pay cut? According to recent reports, we’ve entered an era of meaning over money — a huge consideration if your business is looking to recruit (and, importantly, retain) top talent.According to the Harvard Business Review, as many as nine out of ten employees are willing to earn less (and limit their earning potential) in exchange for work that is more meaningful.
More information: https://recruitmentjuice.com/blog/purpose-over-paychecks-how-to-cultivate-meaning-and-attract-top-talent/
What better way to spend the last of your budget than on investments to improve your hiring processes in the new year? Considering we are at a record breaking unemployment rate, high volume hiring will likely continue well into 2019, so it should be a top priority. Below, we will discuss three areas to consider investing in to ensure your hiring process is top-notch in 2019.
More information: http://www.crawfordthomas.com/2019/01/15/revamp-your-hiring-process-for-2019/
You will have probably seen the good, fast, cheap triangle. The dilemma is that you can only choose two. You’re forced to choose speed, quality or cost. Something that is good and cheap will not be fast. Cheap and fast, not good. Good and fast, not cheap. This is true when it comes to hiring and your recruitment metrics.
This is why we have divided your most common recruitment metrics into three categories: speed, quality, and cost.
More information: https://blog.recruitee.com/recruitment-metrics-guide/
Without a crystal ball, it can seem impossible to plan for the unknown. This is why, despite the dynamic nature of hiring, embracing change continues to elude many recruiters. And yet, given low unemployment levels, omnipresent economic uncertainty, and evolving business objectives, future hiring will require more than just understanding all the features and functionalities of an ATS.
More information: https://recruitingdaily.com/creating-a-recruiting-strategy-that-embraces-change-5-steps/
Does it feel as if your hiring process is more of a hit and miss affair than a streamlined process? Are you trying to figure out what works, what doesn’t, and where you’re going wrong? If that sounds familiar, ATS tracking could be the solution.
But what is an applicant tracking system or ATS actually?
More information: https://blog.recruitee.com/ats-tracking/
Whenever I talk about biases in hiring, people just seem to get it naturally. I guess we’ve all experienced them because they are far more common in everyday decision-making than we realize.
Where do biases come from?
According to “Thinking Fast and Slow — Daniel Kahneman,” there are two mechanisms of decision-making in our brain – System 1 and System 2 (rather creative names!).
More information: https://recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/eliminate-your-biases-to-make-better-recruitment-decisions