Test Your Own Job Application: And See Things Like a Job Applicant

Almost everyone, at some point, has filled out a job application. Maybe it was for a summer job, or a retail position—or perhaps your current role started when you completed an application through an automated hiring system. Filling out a job application typically isn’t a memorable experience. The act of filling out a job application … Continue reading Test Your Own Job Application: And See Things Like a Job Applicant

Employee’s First Day: Stay Focused on Flexible

When we think back to memorable firsts, we tend to file them in one of two camps: memorable for good reasons, and memorable for reasons that are not so good. When it comes to a new employee’s first day, you definitely want them to file the day in the “good” category. After all, an employee’s … Continue reading Employee’s First Day: Stay Focused on Flexible

Onboarding: More than Just “Showing the New Kid Around”

Remember the jitters of starting at a new school? On your first day, an older student might have helped you figure out how to find your locker and follow shortcuts to beat the bell. But after that, you were on your own in a sea of strange new faces. As professionals, most of us can … Continue reading Onboarding: More than Just “Showing the New Kid Around”

7 Steps to Hiring a New Employee: Recruiting to Onboarding

On March 15, myStaffingPro presented an hour-long, educational Bloomberg webinar by employment law lawyer, Tanya Bovee, and Paychex hiring experts, Jessica Hubbard-Davis and Grant McClellan, detailing the hiring process and potential legal cost traps for employers. The webinar is now available for free, and makes an excellent, in-depth introduction to the hiring process for current … Continue reading 7 Steps to Hiring a New Employee: Recruiting to Onboarding

Should Businesses Be Worried About Their Job Application Completion Rates?

Sixty percent of job seekers quit filling out job applications in the middle of the process. That’s a lot of drop-outs. But is that a good or bad thing? One school of thought says you’re actually weeding out the bad applicants. Another says job applications rates are one of your most important HR metrics. Is … Continue reading Should Businesses Be Worried About Their Job Application Completion Rates?