How Demonstrating Employee Appreciation Can Lead to More Applicants

Making your job candidates feel appreciated is the right thing to do. They view your company in a more positive light. Even if candidates don’t get the job they wanted, their experience will make them more likely to apply for another job down the road. Candidates may write positive company reviews or encourage their peers… Read More »

Does Your Resume Do Your Professional Skills Justice?

Your resume needs a concise skills section so a hiring manager can determine the value you may create for an employer. With the limited time they have to see whether you might be a good fit for a position, you need to clearly show why you’re most qualified and should be called in for an… Read More »

4 Spooky Myths About Working with a Recruiter

Working with a recruiter may be beneficial to your job search. They offer a vast network with unadvertised roles that result in less competition for interviews and increased odds of receiving an offer. Because many people have misconceptions about what recruiters do and whom they advocate for, we want to clear up the following four… Read More »

If My Candidate Is Underqualified, Should I Recruit Beyond Their Resume?

A resume is what a candidate uses to express interest in a job opening. However, it doesn’t tell the whole story about who they are. Besides the fact that job seekers may not have all the requirements you’d like for a position, you cannot tell from a resume whether the person will fit with company… Read More »

Am I Considered a Job Jumper?

Like many employees, you may frequently change jobs for a variety of reasons. However, many employers still view job jumping as an obstacle to hiring. Because they want longevity and a greater return on investment, many hiring managers would rather bring aboard candidates who remain in positions for at least two years. To combat this… Read More »

3 of the Best Ways to Utilize FREE Social Media Recruiting Tools

Social media recruiting provides a variety of benefits. You can reach passive candidates, see talent and passion firsthand and gain candidate information without a resume. You also can find a great culture fit, filter out bad candidates and save money on advertising. Even better, many social media recruiting tools are free to use. Here are… Read More »

How Much Is Employee Turnover Really Costing Your Company?

Employees are your company’s greatest assets. Their ability to innovate is what determines your long-term success. For this reason, you need to think critically about how to increase employee retention. Knowing how to measure the impact of employee turnover will help you take action to reduce it. Follow these guidelines to determine how much employee… Read More »

5 Traits to Look for in Your Next Recruiter

When hiring a staffing recruiter, there are specific traits to look for. Although every recruiter is different, the best ones have a number of characteristics in common. When hiring your next recruiter, focus on finding these five traits. 1. Relationships A top recruiter acts as a confidential sounding board, workforce/workplace expert and friend. A recruiter… Read More »