Archive for Best Practices for Hiring

9 Ways to Improve the Candidate Experience This Hiring Cycle

When was the last time you had to look for a job? We know, this is a strange question to open with but this is something every hiring manager should take time to think about at least once a year. Whether it was two months ago or ten…

Employment Is Changing: Are Your Recruitment Strategies Keeping Up?

No doubt you, like every other growing company on the planet, have noticed the worldwide talent crunch. The older workforce is retiring and the younger workforce has a whole new way of doing things. Professional Millennials rising through the ranks and Gen-Zers entering the workforce don’t see employment…

6 Best Practices to Improve Your Hiring Process in 2018

In some industries, the hiring process doesn’t seem to change. Large organizations are still hiring their new employees in the exact same way they did decades ago. Entry-level to management candidates go through the same process, from background checks to references, that previous generations did to the same…

Considering How New Hires Affect Your Team

As managers, we spend tons of time writing job postings and sending them out to the digital world, hoping we will find the “right” team members. We do this because we imagine that the right person will fit into our team and change our level of productivity for…

Looking for Hires Who Reflect Your Organizational Culture

We saw a headline recently which made us think: “See the Future: Business Insights for 2017 from MIT Sloan Executive Education Faculty.”Emilio J. Castilla wrote: “A more data-driven strategic approach to human resource decisions can result in better hires, improved evaluation and rewarding processes, more productive teams, significantly increased…

Best Practices for Hiring

Hiring is a risky process. It can be done quickly with a reasonable chance of success about 54 percent of the time. But the failures can be very costly. Failure rates Surveys have found that almost half (46 percent) of newly hired employees fail within the first 18…