According to a CareerBuilder survey, one in five employers has unknowingly asked an illegal interview question before. And at least one in three employers is unsure about the legality of certain interview questions. Training is essential. While you may think you’re simply building rapport with a candidate, you could, in fact, be asking something that […]
Training your hiring managers on the latest recruiting techniques and approaches can literally help you shape a better company. After all, a company is who they hire.
With the unemployment rate hovering at just over 4%, employers across the country are finding it difficult to fill positions with qualified workers. The situation becomes even more complex when you consider that simply having the right experience and education isn’t usually enough today. Today’s employers also want employees who fit with the company culture. […]
Even though small businesses make up 99.9% of all businesses in the United States, they only employ 47.8% of all U.S. employees. And sometimes they can’t land top talent when competing against larger enterprises that have more resources and much larger recruiting budgets. If you’re a small business owner looking for top talent in your […]
Small businesses often compete with larger employers for top talent and are understandably interested in identifying key differentiators that can help them attract a steady stream of job candidates. A recent survey by EMPLOYERS, a small business insurance specialist, identified an underutilized factor in attracting employees—a safe work environment.
As you’re searching for top talent to develop for your organization, you’re going to conduct a lot of interviews. And you’re likely going to ask at least one of the common questions below. But make sure you know what they’re really asking.
In 2018, technology will play a much larger role than ever before in recruiting and retaining new talent. In addition, employers will start diversifying their talent pool, as well as how they manage talent. Keep reading to discover this year’s most important recruitment trends.
Recruiting top talent that’s already inside your organization for cross-training is one of the most cost-effective ways to keep your existing staff loyal and engaged. Cross training is an important development tool, and it has the side benefit of building a pool of trained employees who can step in if there’s a sudden vacancy or […]
That dreaded moment when a valued employee tenders their resignation generally feels like a time for mourning—and scrambling to fill the void. But, this can also be an opportunity to set the stage for a continuing relationship that can provide a pathway for reengagement. After all, the grass isn’t always greener, and some employees—even very […]