Revolutionize Your Recruitment with a Hiring Audit

The recruitment landscape is changing rapidly and dramatically. Yet, 70% of employers say their hiring process is inefficient, and 50% of candidates say they have had a negative experience with a company’s hiring process. The average cost of a bad hire is $15,000. The good news is that with the proper insight, talent acquisition can…

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One-Way Interviews: 7 Pitfalls to Watch Out For

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What is a one-way interview? One-way interviews, often referred to as pre-recorded, on-demand, or asynchronous interviews, have gained popularity with the rise of technology and remote work. These interviews require job candidates to record responses live to employer-provided questions via video or audio within a given time frame, similar to an audition tape. This method…

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Hybrid Meetings: Challenges & Solutions

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In today’s rapidly evolving world of work, hybrid meetings have become necessary and common as organizations strive to accommodate remote workers while maintaining effective collaboration in their hybrid workforce. With the blending of in-person and virtual interactions, online meetings offer a flexible solution that allows participants to join from different locations, whether working from home,…

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Meetings: A Necessary Skill for People Managers

Meetings: A Necessary Skill for People Managers

“Not another meeting.” A phrase that’s probably uttered by workers more than once a day. Solving meeting overload is an ages-old work issue. The complaints can range from too many meetings to too long to not having the right people in the right meetings. This recent segment from CBS Sunday Morning sums up typical meeting culture perfectly,…

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5 Selection Criteria for Hiring in High Employee Turnover Roles

5 Selection Criteria for Hiring in High Employee Turnover Roles

Roles with high employee turnover are challenging for recruiters, hiring managers, and the organization. You’ve most likely had some experience with the type of role employees are more likely to quit or leave, and you probably have had to deal with the challenges of keeping a steady workforce. Whether the role involves dealing with demanding…

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Hiring For Emotional Intelligence: Take Your Customer-Facing Roles To the Next Level

Hiring For Emotional Intelligence: Take Your Customer-Facing Roles To the Next Level

During our most recent webinar – Facing the Customers, Hiring Candidates with High Emotional Intelligence (EQ)- we discussed identifying the skills job candidates need to succeed in customer-facing roles, whether in sales, retail or customer service positions, or working with internal customers. No doubt everyone has experienced poor customer service. If you think about those times, they…

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Five Best Interview Questions For Sales Candidates

Five Best Interview Questions For Sales Candidates

The sales function is the lifeblood of any business, and hiring the right sales candidates is critical to the success of any company.  A study conducted by the Sales Management Association found that top salespeople can be up to 10 times more productive than their lower-performing colleagues. In addition, high-performing salespeople tend to better understand…

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Attracting Top Talent in a Tight Labor Market in 2023

Attracting Top Talent in a Tight Labor Market in 2023

While there have undoubtedly been large cuts across tech companies in the past month, other industries are hiring, and unemployment remains low. The largest gains in hiring were seen in the leisure and hospitality, education and health, and business services industries. Forecasters anticipate that the Fed’s rate hikes will slowly work their way through the…

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How to Hire Hard to Fill Jobs

How to Hire Hard to Fill Jobs

From home health and medical positions to truck drivers to hospitality positions, hard-to-fill jobs can be found across a wide range of industries. There are a variety of causes for these perennially hard-to-fill jobs, such as the size of talent pools, locations, macroeconomic factors, and other environmental factors that may be out of your control.…

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