Avoid the Catch-22 of Collaborative Hiring

Get the value of a collaborative hiring process without the HR management burden Recruiting and hiring has a lot of moving parts — applications, screenings, background checks, interviews — the list goes on, and because of new trends in HR it’s getting longer. Then add to this mountain of work even more responsibility, as HR…

It’s Not “What” You Know, But “Who” You Know!

As I review open jobs in this tough economy, they seem to be more specialized and require narrower experience and education, making identifying and hiring qualified talent even more difficult. As part of a Talent Acquisition team, Human resource Department or Staffing Firm, we recruiters need to start doing a better job of leveraging our…

“The Fish that Got Away” Is Your Employment Application Process Keeping People On “The Line?”

As recruiters, we hire all types of individuals from entry-level to executives, interns to experienced professionals, internal employees and external applicants, and full-time to temporary workers. How do we capture the appropriate information that will assist us to make an informed decision for each type of hire? In most cases everyone who applies completes a…

Can a Small to Mid Size Company Like Yours Afford an Applicant Tracking System? How to Sell Your CEO!

Does your desk or office look like this? Are the resumes you’ve received waiting for your attention or have you already reviewed and separated them with sticky notes by name, date received, or function? How to organize resumes your company receives is an on-going dilemma for us recruiters. If you have them alphabetized by name,…