How to Interview Candidates Effectively: 3 Simple Ways

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

HOW TO ATTRACT TOP TALENTS ONLINE

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/

Opening Doors: Implementing a Neurodivergent Friendly Recruitment Process

However, many employers worry that they aren’t equipped with enough knowledge to develop an efficient accessible hiring strategy and this is where the issue lies. Rezoomo.com‘s Joanne McDonagh and Brian Devane explain below why and how employers can help create a neurodivergent friendly approach to hiring.

Findings from a study carried out by Westminster ‘AchieveAbility’ commission for dyslexia and Neurodivergence (UK) found that 88% of neuroatypical candidates felt discouraged from applying for a job and for those that did apply 52% where left feeling discriminated against during the selection process.

More information: https://www.inhouserecruitment.co.uk/neurodiversity/

PURPOSE OVER PAYCHECKS: HOW TO CULTIVATE MEANING AND ATTRACT TOP TALENT

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/

HOW TO OVERCOME THE OBSTACLES OF RECRUITING INTERNATIONAL TALENT?

So, you’re thinking about hiring international employees. Congrats! Recruiting talent outside your country borders has numerous benefits. It lets you widen your talent pool, minimize skill gaps, diversify your corporate culture, and come up with fresh business ideas.

However, hiring and managing international staff comes with numerous complexities. According to the 2016 research study by CEMS, almost half of businesses struggle to find the right international candidates.

More information: https://recruitmentjuice.com/blog/how-to-overcome-the-obstacles-of-recruiting-international-talent/

How to Build a High-Performance Recruitment Team for 2019

The whole concept of what makes a ‘good’ recruiter, and what’s needed to create a high-performance recruitment team, has changed a lot in the last 5-10 years. Yet, as an industry we’re stuck in our ways: We still look to the same old sh*t KPIs, techniques and strategies when building our teams.

But this needs to change if we want to continue getting the best out of our recruitment teams in 2019 and beyond. Here’s how to set yourself (and your team) up for success.

More information: https://blog.firefishsoftware.com/how-to-build-a-high-performance-recruitment-team

3 Major Marketing Trends that Will Transfer to Recruitment in 2019

Keeping on top of new marketing trends is extremely beneficial to recruiters, but not everything that comes out of marketing is going to be relevant to our industry, and it can be hard to predict which trends will stick and what will fade away.

We’ve dug out the proven marketing golden nuggets recruiters can’t afford to ignore in 2019!

More information: https://blog.firefishsoftware.com/marketing-trends-that-will-transfer-to-recruitment

How to Make the Move from Contingency to Retained Recruitment

If you’re a recruiter who’s used to pitching your services on a contingency basis, it’s likely the idea of selling a retainer to a client sounds like a pretty daunting task to you. But making the move to bring retained search into your recruitment offering isn’t half as scary as you think, and the pay-off is huge!

More information: https://blog.firefishsoftware.com/contingency-vs-retained-recruitment

How To Transform Your Recruitment Process In 2019

We’re just about halfway through January and if you haven’t nailed down your recruitment processes for 2019, then you might want to start planning. The new year is always full of fresh opportunities with eager candidates racing to apply for vacant jobs. Finding the best talent early should be a priority for any recruiter and with the right processes put in place, you can be sure life will be made easier.

More information: https://www.socialtalent.com/blog/recruitment/how-to-transform-your-recruitment-process-in-2019

11 Interviewing Tips for Inexperienced Hiring Managers

Our friends at ZipRecruiter wrote a great article that matches perfectly with our ‘Week of 11’ theme.

When it comes to searching for a new employee, the stakes are high.

How high?

Financially speaking, 41% of companies believe bad hires cost them over $25,000, while 25% put the price tag at $50,000+. And then there’s the mental and emotional strain associated with bad employees.

More information: http://www.crawfordthomas.com/2018/11/27/11-tips-for-inexperienced-hiring-managers/