The Cost of Making a Bad Hire is Rising: Here’s Why

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Even in the best of times, hiring an employee who doesn’t work out is painfully costly. The financial hit to an employer varies from position to position and industry to industry, but the U.S. Department of Labor reports that this cost is, at a minimum, about 30 percent of an individual’s first-year earnings.  Since the… Read more »

In House Recruiting vs. Outsourced Recruiting: Which Option is Right for Your Business?

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Time flies! it’s well into the second quarter of 2022 already. How’s your company doing at this point in terms of recruiting top talent?   The world may be emerging at long last from the worst of the Covid-19 pandemic, but the collateral damage on businesses will take a while to subside. And among the leading… Read more »

Is Compensation No Longer King? What to Consider While Recruiting Future Talent

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Today’s job candidates aren’t just looking to work for pay. They’re also looking to work for a purpose.  This is not to say money isn’t essential, but in today’s market, job seekers are calling the shots – and among their top priorities is aligning themselves with an organization that shares their values. The global pandemic… Read more »

How to Create Highly Effective Job Descriptions to Find Top Talent

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It’s time to write or update a job description for your company or client. Ho hum, you may think. Just another task to check off today’s to-do list …  Hold it right there.   JDs need to be much more than just a standard list of job-related tasks, duties, responsibilities, and educational and work experience. You… Read more »

The Hiring Trifecta: The Answer to Building a Top Team

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Being a recruiter has never been more challenging – or rewarding. Finding the ideal candidate in today’s talent climate is no small task. But once you master the significant factors driving job seekers’ choices, you’re well on your way. Labor shortages continue, with millions of jobs open. The Great Resignation, which began midway through last… Read more »

Candidate Experience: How Your Business Can Get it Right

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First impressions count—big time. There’s no doubt that an initially negative experience with a person or organization can leave a lasting mark – and not the good kind. When it comes to recruiting and hiring, the candidate experience is the equivalent of your company’s first impression of top talent. It’s the series of interactions a… Read more »

End-to-End Recruiting and How Getting it Right Can Benefit Your Business

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Hiring a new employee involves more than posting a job description and interviewing anyone who applies. Hiring a new employee has a series of decision points that make up the entire process. Thus the term “end-to-end recruiting.” It represents a comprehensive approach to talent acquisition that covers every stage of the hiring process, from an… Read more »

Follow These 3 Tips for Hiring Tech Talent Faster

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In so many industries, the ongoing pandemic has accelerated and intensified the tech talent shortage worldwide. Even before COVID, a 2018 study predicted a tech talent deficit in the U.S. alone of more than 625,000 by 2030. And now?! The aftereffects of the Great Resignation of 2021 may feel like the final nail in the tech hiring coffin. But,… Read more »

How to Ace Rapid Hiring Amid the Current Race for Talent

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The stakes involved in finding and landing qualified talent as 2022 gets underway are higher than ever. It’s never been easy, but the challenges have reached new heights in light of the Great Resignation of 2021 and other fallouts from the Covid-19 pandemic.  Regardless of the circumstances, you don’t have to choose between hiring quickly and finding… Read more »

Recruiting in 2022: 3 Trends to Prepare For

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If the mere idea of accurately predicting what recruiting trends to expect in 2022 makes you break out in hives, you’re not alone. If you’ve been in the business longer than five minutes, you know that it’s never been easy. But given the past two years! Yikes.  So. Like most of the world, the job market, its occupants,… Read more »