Designing a Resume Review Process

After all the work you’ve done to prepare, vet and post your job opening, then promote and share it with others, your applicant tracking system (ATS) has started to fill up. Depending on things like the size of your company, how well-known your brand is, and even what industry you’re in, there might be anywhere … Continue reading Designing a Resume Review Process

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Resume Scoring Systems & How to Use a Candidate Profile to Simplify the Way You Review Resumes

Is the job of screening resumes any easier today than it was in the past? Thanks to software advances that automatically scan keywords, and help you organize candidate applications into different talent pools, things should be more streamlined and efficient. However, many HR leaders and hiring managers still dread this essential phase of the recruiting … Continue reading Resume Scoring Systems & How to Use a Candidate Profile to Simplify the Way You Review Resumes

Recruiting in the Gig Economy

With the economy on the uptick, many employers find themselves flush with openings, which means job candidates have more options to choose from than in recent years, and a little more control in the hiring process. There’s another wrinkle that’s helping to fuel the selective nature of job candidates: more of them are plunging into … Continue reading Recruiting in the Gig Economy

Should Employers List Job Salaries? And What Happens If You Don’t

It’s 10 a.m. and some job seekers are pulling out their smartphones. They tap their preferred job seeking app, enter a job title or keyword, and a location, then tap “search.” Two seconds later a stream of jobs appear on their screen; each result shares basically the same information: Logo Job title Company name Location … Continue reading Should Employers List Job Salaries? And What Happens If You Don’t

Why Company Culture is Key to Recruiting

Once there were two fish who were new to the company. As they swam through the office, a third fish who’d been with the company for a while stopped them and asked, “How’s the water?” The new fish looked at him. “What’s water?” they asked. Recruiting and Company Culture You may have heard this anecdote … Continue reading Why Company Culture is Key to Recruiting

Attracting Passive Job Seekers

Is it us, or are there more “just browsing” job seekers in today’s hiring market than in recent memory? When you consider the country’s historically low unemployment rate, the rising voluntary quit-rate, and the fact that job hoppers tend to get a bigger salary bump than employees that stick around, it makes sense that workers … Continue reading Attracting Passive Job Seekers

Hiring in a Candidate-Driven Market

Imagine you’ve just parked your car at the end of the “street of your dreams,” in a town with perfect lawns, lovely trees, and an idyllic home waiting in every direction. Out front of nearly every house is a “for sale” sign, plus literature that proudly hypes the perks. But with so many options, you’re … Continue reading Hiring in a Candidate-Driven Market