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

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/

The Best Interview Questions to Ask to Determine Cultural Fit

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

Bringing HR And Marketing Together Through Technology

We can see that in the yester-years, HR and Marketing departments had little to do with each other. Basically, HR department’s role is to focus on new hires and current employees, on the other hand the marketing team concentrates primarily on the consumer side of things. But in today’s world we can see that with the increasing growth of technology and social media, both the departments have been growing increasingly closer to each other and also it turns out that creating a great employer brand involves many of the same techniques as marketing the brands product.

More information: https://blog.jobmindz.com/bringing-hr-and-marketing-together-through-technology/

How Texting is Helping Recruiters Screen 10 Times the Candidates Daily

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/

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/

3 Recruitment KPIs and What They Mean for YOUR Business

The variety of recruitment agencies in terms of size, speciality, and strategy ensure that regardless of individual market positioning, all organisations will face stiff competition from all corners of the industry. Low barriers to entry for the industry as a whole leave firms vulnerable to new competitors exploiting their inefficiencies or weaknesses and stealing market share. Completely understanding your firm’s business performance, both internally and relative to other members in the industry, provides the insight necessary to identify weaknesses before they result in the downfall of the organisation.

More information: https://www.bullhorn.com/au/blog/2019/01/three-staffing-kpis/

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