Tag Archives: Hiring

What Do Resumes & Icebergs Have In Common?

Why is a resume like an iceberg? Unlike the Mad Hatter’s infamously unanswerable riddle in “Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland” (“Why is a raven like a writing desk?”), this analogy is fairly easy to explain. It’s commonly said that only 10 percent ...

The Courtship and the Break Up: Tips on the Beginning and End of the Employment Relationship

Two of the most important tasks you carry out as an employer are hiring the right people for your organization and exiting individuals from your organization. Actions taken by an employer in these... Visit site for full story...

Need Higher Quality New Hires? Consider Pre-Employment Assessments

Today’s job applicants are more accessible than ever thanks to social media. Not only is it easier to find a potential recruit, it’s also easier to find out more about the candidates you already have. Recruiters no longer have to ...

5 More Common Employment Mistakes That Can Get You Into Trouble and How to Avoid Them

Part 2 of a two-part article You or your managers may be making many human resources related mistakes that are, unwittingly, placing your company at risk for criminal or civil lawsuits.  Seemingly... Visit site for full story...

5 More Common Employment Mistakes That Can Get You Into Trouble and How to Avoid Them

Part 2 of a two-part article You or your managers may be making many human resources related mistakes that are, unwittingly, placing your company at risk for criminal or civil lawsuits.  Seemingly... Visit site for full story...

How To Conduct Better Hiring Interviews

It’s an unavoidable reality that not every manager is an inherently great interviewer. But every manager will likely have to conduct at least one hiring interview during his or her career. Just like with any other skill, the more interviews ...

How To Conduct Better Hiring Interviews

It’s an unavoidable reality that not every manager is an inherently great interviewer. But every manager will likely have to conduct at least one hiring interview during his or her career. Just like with any other skill, the more interviews ...

Recruiting Recent Grads: What The Class Of 2015 Wants In Their First Job

Photo Credit: Zlatko Unger via Compfight cc With the end of the spring semester fast approaching, employers and recruiters alike are preparing for the moment when the hordes of graduating college seniors flood the job market. Many are already weeding through ...

4 Tips for Avoiding Hasty Hiring Headaches

Is your startup growing like wildfire? Just got a new round of funding, a new client or a huge new contract from a current client? Congratulations, your business dreams are coming true! But if you... Visit site for full story... ...

How To Avoid Hiring The Wrong Person

While no company’s hiring process is perfect, consistently hiring the wrong person can be a very costly mistake. Taking into account the expenses associated with recruiting and training an employee and possible unemployment claims, the cost of replacing a single employee can easily range ...