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Track This Metric to Recruit Efficiently
Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Jul 29, 2019 6:54:53 PM

7 Tips for Your In-House Recruiting Efforts

If your firm is expanding rapidly, one of the most essential activities you, as CEO, need to oversee, is the hiring of qualified professionals who will make your team the best that it can be. Here are some tips to help guide you and your staff during this exciting time:

Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Jun 25, 2019 12:32:38 PM

How to Effectively Use Assessments in Your Recruitment Efforts

Have you tried to use assessments in your recruitment efforts? Have you been frustrated because they do not seem to lead to the best candidates?

Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Jun 13, 2019 2:00:50 PM

A Recruiter’s Perspective on Ghosting

Ghosting isn’t just for relationships. Candidates, employees, and even employers have been known to engage in this practice that leaves the other party high and dry.

Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Mar 19, 2019 8:09:00 AM

The 4 Elements of a Recruitment Research Plan

Establishing a solid framework beforehand is one of the foundational elements of the executive search process. Advanced planning takes time but putting forth that extra effort now can help assure a smooth hiring process later.

Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Feb 12, 2019 2:10:54 PM

How Much Will a Bad Hire Cost You?

Bad hires come onto the scene and can wreak havoc on a company’s structure, team morale, and budget, leaving the remaining leadership to scrape together the pieces. It’s no mystery that a bad hire can be costly for a company of any size, which is why it is important the leadership team understands the full extent to which a bad hire can damage a company.

Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Jan 15, 2019 12:10:26 PM

4 Recruiting Tips for Sourcing Passive Candidates

Passive candidates are those that are content with their current position. They are likely working for companies that have upward growth and offer stability. Naturally, these busy professionals do not have the time to dedicate to a job search. This ultimately begs the question: How do you recruit top talent if they are passive candidates?

Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Dec 13, 2018 12:09:43 PM

Why You Should Always Be Recruiting

Is your company competing in the “war for talent?” This term refers to the continuous efforts of firms to attract high performing employees at a time when too few workers are available to replace the baby boomers now departing the workforce in advanced economies.

Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Nov 6, 2018 11:50:41 AM

Understanding Recruitment Marketing

For your company to succeed, you need to recruit the best talent. Are you able to attract the sharpest minds and most skilled professionals to each executive opening your firm has?

Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Oct 9, 2018 4:05:22 PM

Recruit Top Talent by Defining Your Employee Value Proposition

In the current candidate-driven market recruiting and retaining talent, not to mention top talent is more competitive now, than it has been in over a decade. For the first time in 18 years, the unemployment rate is at its lowest with a current rate of 3.8%. Additionally, there are 65% more job opportunities available today then there were in 2001. Given this information, it is more important than ever that companies take a look at their recruitment strategy to make sure they understand and have clearly defined their employee value proposition (EVP).

Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Sep 19, 2018 11:00:53 AM

Why You Should Treat Candidates as Customers

The recruitment process can be stressful for both company and candidate. Although most focus on candidate behavior, companies should also treat their candidates well during the interview process.

Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Aug 24, 2018 10:14:10 AM

Why Your Employer Brand Strength Matters

Employer Branding – What It Means for Recruiting and Retaining Employees

Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Aug 7, 2018 9:09:29 AM

Are Millennials Job Hopping or Strategically Shifting Their Careers?

What CEO's should understand about millennial job changing behaviors and the best practices they should follow when recruiting them into their company.

Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Jul 5, 2018 3:43:37 PM

3 Ways to Respond to Reference Requests

When asked to be a reference, you may be excited to help out an old colleague that you enjoyed working with or, in the more uncomfortable cases, you might not have too many positive things to say about the person. In either case, once you are asked to be a reference, you must respond with your answer in a timely manner. 

Posted by Britney Shirshekar on May 17, 2018 8:35:00 AM

Two Rules in Practicing Unbiased Hiring

You’re down to two highly qualified applicants in your lengthy search for a new team member.

Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Mar 21, 2018 8:49:15 AM

Artificial Intelligence: Coming to a Business Near You!

I recently read an interesting article in Talent Economy magazine about how Artificial Intelligence is being used to reduce/ get rid of mundane administrative tasks that often fall on HR personnel. There are two areas where AI will make a big impact on HR in the future – Recruiting and Employee Benefits. 

Posted by Adam Kaplan on Apr 26, 2017 11:59:38 PM

Recruiting Managers: Are You Out to Lunch?

Less Than 3 of 5 View “Quality of Hire” as Most Important Recruiting Metric.

Posted by Adam Kaplan on Mar 30, 2016 9:44:00 AM

Five Tips to Close Your Top Candidates

Finding qualified candidates for open positions in the strong job market we find ourselves in today can be challenging.  At the management and key hire level, the number of open positions is far greater than the number of qualified candidates, who may be hesitant to switch jobs when they’re feeling secure and being paid well.   As a result, once top candidates are identified, employers must be able to target, cultivate and then close them in a timely manner.

Posted by Adam Kaplan on Jan 31, 2016 7:52:05 PM

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