Successful hiring is not just about filling a need today. It’s about building an organic team that grows and adapts with changing circumstances for tomorrow’s long-term success. Hiring top talent ensures that your organization is well positioned when it comes to meeting your mission and sharing the same visions for attaining long-term profitability. That’s why it’s important to have a systematic and consistent hiring process in place.
But how is this accomplished? How do you know that the hire you are making today has your same (more…)
Love this article by Liz Ryan. If your company has a policy of refusing to provide references for past employees, PLEASE take a moment to read this article for a new perspective. She makes such a great point when she says to imagine if your customers did the same thing to you that you are doing to past employers.
Do you feel policies like this do unnecessary harm to our past colleagues (you know … the people we have worked with for years in some cases) (more…)
Build it and they will come. It’s true. Employers that have strong recruitment brands have an easier time of it when it comes to recruiting and hiring. And, there are many ways in which to do it that include proper use of social media tools, referrals and more. But what about improving your candidate screening? You may be scratching your head and wondering how this can help. Well, put on your thinking cap. We’re about to rock your world.
CareerBuilder reports that designing an effective (more…)
Big news! We are pleased to release out newest module to the Chequed.com suite. It’s called ChequedSucceed™. Below is a quick blub from the release or you can read the full release here. Of course, you can also just Request a Demo to see it yourself.
“Chequed.com releases ChequedSucceed™ career potential assessment module. ChequedSucceed™ can simultaneously measure a candidate against any number of current or future positions providing unparalleled insight into their long-term success with a company.” Read full release …
Sometimes I think I may be getting old. Actually all the time I know I’m getting old, but sometimes I catch myself saying things (or just thinking them) that make me sound old or a bit like Andy Rooney. Admittedly, this may be one of those moments.
Words are powerful things that say much about a person’s intellect, character and curiosity. We all feel their power in an interview, especially when the candidate is particularly articulate, or not so much.
So why do we try to sound (more…)
Greg Moran here writing on my way back from Singapore to NY (via SF and Honolulu … don’t ask).
A couple great days here in Southeast Asia with Chequed.com client and buddy Michael Wright, head of APAC Talent Acquisition for GroupM.
Michael and I spent yesterday filming a video about his experiences using
ChequedReference and today Michael spoke to the IHR International Congress in Singapore about those same experiences in automating their reference checking process for this large recruiting operation. Watch for some great content to come and thanks again to (more…)
We are in the throes of a global economic transition and recovery. And, while this creates new business opportunities, it also creates new human resource challenges. According to a Bersin by Deloitte research report: Predictions for 2014: Building A Strong Talent Pipeline for The Global Economic Recovery – Time for Innovative and Integrated Talent and HR Strategies, during times of growth, companies should focus on:
Sourcing, recruiting and competing for talent
Building global leadership
Reengaging the workforce we have
The report goes on to say that externally, organizations need (more…)
Part of developing your recruitment brand lies in understanding what candidates go through in order to land an interview and ultimately a job with your organization. Are there multiple hoops they need to jump through during the process? Are there long periods with no communication? If so, you may be in danger of losing quality candidates who prefer a more streamlined and efficient process.
A 2012 CareerBuilder survey was done to study the applicant’s experience. More than 2,000 employers and 5,000 workers took part. The study (more…)
More exciting news around Chequed.com today. Seems like every week we have had some exciting announcement lately. Here is another. We are really pumped about launching a major strategic partnership with Newton Software. If you’re not familiar with Newton, they have a great provide of ATS technology. Here are the details …
Your recruitment brand communicates your recruitment values – your mission, culture, ethics and recruitment goals to potential employees. And, social media platforms can provide a solid foundation when it comes to building a strong recruitment brand. So, why aren’t more companies doing it? A recent Glassdoor survey showed that employers really don’t use social media that much – in fact 73 percent of employees say their employer does not promote their employment brand on social media or they are unaware of their efforts.
So, what does (more…)