I read a recent article from a recruiting industry association I belong to. The article states and I concur that hiring processes are often broken and should be improved. I suggest you review the summary below extracted from the article for your situation to improve your hiring process.
Behavioral-based interviewing is becoming increasingly popular with companies. It is based on the premise that the best indicator of future success is past performance. Although it is not the only indicator, as a predictive tool,
Even before you start interviewing you should have your references prepared. Dependable, effective references can be of assistance. Analyze who you will approach. Typically, employers want references who were your
It is my opinion that a company will offer you a position if they feel you are the most qualified, interested and available candidate. Throughout the interview and at the wrap-up you should consistently reinforce that you are
... and what can be done to avoid them
Hiring the right people is critical to your success as a manager as well as the growth of your company. If you or your staff has worked the extra hours required to cover a vacant position, the pain often adversely affects your personal life and your family. Hiring the right person is of critical importance.
10 tips for working with recruiters
Recruiters can be extremely helpful to candidates in their job searches. This is especially true if candidates follow these 10 tips for working with a recruiter. Through my years in recruiting and placement, I’ve seen candidates who employed these tactics be very successful.
5 Decision Points for Hiring Managers in Reviewing Resumes in Less than 60 Seconds
This article is meant to assist decision-makers in efficiently hiring talent that will increase the likelihood that the new hire will produce and last.
What is the real impact of a bad hire to an organization?
Much has been written and said about the expense of a bad hire. The expenses of a bad hire include direct expenses such as advertisements as well as human resources department or recruiters' time spent in attracting candidates, filtering them and scheduling and conducting interviews. Once hired there is also training time that takes up a manager's time as well as the new hire that is not yet productive.
Have you ever wished you communicated the right information to get hired? How about making the best hiring decision as a manager? Starting today I will be writing a bi-weekly 1 page blog which will give you all this information in a two minute read.
Today’s first article is on writing your resume. Your resume needs to sell you.
What are some keys to success for preparing and participating as a candidate for a telephone interview? First, let's think about telephone interviews and why companies conduct them rather than starting with a face to face, in-person interview.