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2 Ways the Traditional Interview Is Getting a Makeover
For many business leaders, the traditional interviewing process has some baggage. Sure, meeting a prospective hire face-to-face is an important step in the talent acquisition process, but the rise in attrition and increased competition for top talent can make even the smoothest interviews seem fraught with time-wasting steps. With changes such as more casual business […]
3 Standout Solutions for Companies Seeking Top Talent
Attracting the right talent is more than posting online job openings and hoping candidates see your amazing workplace and open positions. Top-talent candidates typically have more than one option to choose. As an employer, this means putting extra thought into recruiting efforts and company branding. 1. Proclaim the Positives Do you have a positive workplace […]
4 Ways to Advance Your Career with Emotional Intelligence
Emotional intelligence (EQ) is the capability to recognize your own and other people’s emotions then allow this knowledge to guide thinking and behavior and to emotionally adapt to environments. As you can imagine, this is very important to your career. In fact, according to Psych Central, for most people, EQ is more important than intelligence […]
How to Avoid This Big Interview Mistake
When it comes to finding new talent, making sure they fit in with a company’s culture and core values has become an important part of the interview process. Why? Because your culture is a reflection of the character, personality, strengths and weaknesses of your people. Finding people who are fully committed and engaged with your […]
5 Reasons Your Job Postings are Broken … and How to Fix Them
Employers are finding it increasingly difficult to fill mission-critical positions, due to lack of available applicants and candidates not having the necessary experience or skills. A 2016 survey by Manpower revealed that United States talent shortages are getting worse. But, is the labor market completely to blame? Or, could part of the problem be that […]
3 Finance-Technology Skills CFOs Should Seek
Technology has changed every industry. From the technology in our hands to the software that revolutionizes how we do business, few areas remain untouched. In the case of finance and HR solutions, the proper technology can provide great insight into how organizations can lower debt, expand EBITDA margin and drive overall performance. However, as tech […]
How to Interview a Really Nervous Job Candidate
At some point in your career, you will encounter that job candidate: the person who simply cannot overcome how nervous he or she is, despite their best efforts. How you handle that situation can make all the difference. To be a skilled interviewer, you need to help applicants relax right from the beginning. The early […]
3 Hiring Roadblocks That Are Costing You Top Talent
In a perfect world, your hiring process would be simple. A position would open and attract the perfect candidate. He or she would apply, interview, be hired and onboard speedily and seamlessly. Sadly, this isn’t a perfect world. Perhaps that’s why Wasp Barcode Technologies’ State of Small Business Report ranks hiring among the top concerns […]
5 Strategy-Building Tips to Help You Attract Top Talent
The terms “recruiting” and “talent acquisition” are often used interchangeably, but there’s a fundamental difference between them. Although recruiting is a part of talent acquisition, it takes a more reactive approach to filling positions – that is, the focus is on filling current openings. Talent acquisition is more concerned with identifying future organizational needs and […]
3 Steps to Fostering a Culture Your Employees Will Boast About
I’m here to let you in on a little secret: If you want an environment in which employees serve and love your customers, you have to serve and love your employees first.
5 Things Managers Should Say More Often
Do you know what your employees really want? One survey reveals discrepancies in what managers think employees want and what workers actually do.
How to Prepare for Talent in the 22nd Century
Decades ago, it was easy to assume that a company’s talent needs wouldn’t change from year to year. Today, that’s no longer the case, with a growing number of companies reinventing themselves to leverage digital technologies to compete for the best talent. Even those that haven’t transformed are taking steps to review their processes of talent acquisition.