A good hire can change the course of a business. A bad hire…can also change the course of a business. While the impact of a bad hire is often discussed in relation to their detrimental impact on start-ups, hiring the wrong person in any team or organisation can end up costing the business a significant amount of time, money and resources.
Maybe the relationship between recruiters and hiring managers is without fault in the movies, but in real life, it can be a tense one. Hiring managers are often unsatisfied with the quality of candidates. Recruiters are bothered by the unrealistic expectations from hiring managers. Whatever the reason for the weak relationship may be, it can negatively affect the candidate experience.
Twitter can be an excellent tool for recruiting candidates, but the main stumbling block many recruiters face when using Twitter is that they treat it like any other social media platform instead of playing to its unique strengths.
Let’s take a look at some of the ways recruiters tend to go wrong when recruiting on Twitter, and most importantly – how to do it right!
You have probably heard it a million times and read it across various platforms that the job market is on an ever-increasing rise. Assessment methods which worked a few years ago won’t be very effective today!
It is important to use the right methods and tools to build an efficient talent pool.
Job assessments or pre-employment assessments as they are also popularly known to serve this very purpose of finding the right talent.
Have you ever found yourself walking into a quarterly review unsure of what the outcome will be? Rather than leaving your performance review to chance, we’ve outlined some of the key KPIs that every recruiter should measure themselves against. Staying on top of these key performance indicators is a great way to ensure that you stay on track week to week, and know what you’re doing when your review comes around. Phew!
As a manager, it can be disheartening when somebody on your team is underperforming. Especially if you thought this particular person was going to be a rockstar.
Before diving into the details it’s important to realise that it’s a common occurrence that 80% of your company’s crucial work is achieved by 20% of your staff. This 80:20 rule is called the Pareto Principle and can be applied to many areas of your business.
Unfortunately, most employer neglect exit interviews and surveys. In the current candidate driven job market, it is understandable that most employer rush into recruiting to find a suitable replacement.
However, conducting exit interviews or surveys is a crucial part of the offboarding process, both for the departing employee and the employer. Exit interviews provide closure for both parties.
From last-minute gift hunting to wrapping up work before the office closes, the holiday season can contain as much stress and chaos as it does magic and joy. And that’s especially true if you’re a recruiter trying to meet your year-end hiring goals, keep candidates engaged, plan for next year, and more.
To keep your sanity, it’s a good idea to take some you time by kicking back with a great holiday movie.
Talent shortage it’s here and it’s real! For the first time in decades, we have more open jobs than workers to fill them. And although desperate times may call for desperate measure, you shouldn’t lose focus on whether or not your new staff is a good fit for your company’s culture or if they have the required skills.
Have a look on this stats that will help you go through it without panicking and look for creative solutions to not be affected:
I realize that job role is often unclear at most companies, and the hiring process is usually fairly broken, but I think it would make sense if we were a bit more honest about what exactly we expect from new hires.
Let me root some of this in research
A couple of important things to know at the beginning: