Onboarding Best Practices: Don’t Let Your New Hires Fend for Themselves

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You may have landed the new hire you were vying for – but now you have to keep them engaged and committed to staying with your company for the long term. In today’s competitive talent landscape, this starts with the right onboarding experience. It goes way beyond showing a newbie their desk, handing them an… Read more »

Do You Know What Candidates are Looking For? Set Your Business Apart!

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Since the global pandemic, job seekers have changed the way they perceive work, and life in general. But one thing that hasn’t changed is: employers need to understand and meet candidates’ expectations in order to have a shot at hiring desired talent. In today’s post-Covid world, competition for the best candidates is tougher than ever… Read more »

The Best Social Media Platforms for Your Recruitment Strategy

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Should social media be in your recruitment marketing wheelhouse? Absolutely. But you already know that, right? People spend an average of two hours and 24 minutes a day on eight different social networks, so yeah, when you want candidates to see your job postings, you’re setting yourself up for failure if you’re not using various… Read more »

Why Recruiters Should Put Company Culture First

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Cultural fit isn’t the only thing that matters when matching candidates with the right prospective employers, but it should be Number One on your list. Why? Because for an increasing number of job seekers, the right alignment of a company’s vision, mission and values – and the understanding and behaviors around them – with their… Read more »

You Should Never Ghost Your Recruiter: Here’s Why

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You’re in the recruitment business – or you’d like to be. So you probably know that recruiters spend a lot of time qualifying candidates, coaching and nurturing them through hiring processes, giving them feedback, and connecting them to the right people and companies. So, why ghost them? Maybe you’ve been ghosted yourself: cut off from… Read more »

5 Simple Steps to Choosing the Right Recruitment Agency

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Choosing the right recruitment agency to work with is no small matter. After all, nothing short of your future success depends on how well it goes. Are you listening now? A great agency and its team will be your new career-best friend, whereas making the wrong decision are akin to a bad hire: it can… Read more »

6 Soft Skills that will Make You Stand Out to Employers

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You’ve probably heard of both hard and soft skills in relation to your job search. But if you need a refresher, think of hard skills as those that are teachable and easier to identify. Think of degrees, certificates, or proficiency in a second language. Needless to say, they’re really important.  But soft skills are right there with… Read more »

How to Diversify Your Professional Network

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Even though many traditional means of connecting with your fellow professionals – like having lunch, attending a big conference, or meeting for Happy Hour – have been rendered impossible by ongoing pandemic restrictions, you can still network effectively as you continue to grow your career. It’s all about relationship building – and this doesn’t have… Read more »

Evaluating Candidates Outside Their Resume: 3 Things to Consider

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A resume and cover letter are good – often even great – introductions to job candidates. But that’s all they are. To get to know a person before moving them to your shortlist of potential hires, you need an interview process, of course. As you meet with and otherwise assess applicants, here are three tools… Read more »

5 Key Steps to Attracting a Diverse Workforce

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When you’re hiring, you want to get it right for a number of important reasons, but if you had to pick just one, diversity should be at or near the top of the list. It’s not only the right thing to do (which is reason enough on its own), but it also has been proven… Read more »