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Thursday, October 1, 2015 - By: Guest Writer - Tags: | | |
Staying one step ahead of the competition is crucial in the hiring game, and mastering the tools to quickly and effectively identify the best candidates across multiple dimensions is a critical skill for the modern HR department. Even if two candidates have the same set (more…)

When it Comes to Assessments, It’s All About How You Use Them

A recent article in TIME magazine looks at what it’s like to get a job or fill a job in “the age of optimized hiring.” That’s a huge topic, but the article focuses on personality assessments (though it refers to them more generally as tests (more…)

Treat Employees Like Adults? What a Concept

We’ve all heard of a little company called Netflix, right? But are you familiar with their approach to finding and keeping talent? It starts with personal responsibility. Over the years, they have learned that if they ask people to rely on logic and common sense (more…)

The Perfect Employee. Say, What?  

The perfect employee. Does he/she exist? What traits or combination of technical skills and personality characteristics indicate that a person will be a good fit (or not) for the long haul? Take Five Ken Sundheim, founder and CEO, KAS Placement, a sales and marketing recruiting firm, says (more…)

Three Studies That Make You Say Hmmm…

In the last few years, a handful of studies have shed light on the way recruiters hire and think about candidates. Below are three that may inspire you to rethink your talent acquisition strategy. 1)  MRI Network Recruiter Sentiment Study: This 2014 survey examines recruiters’ confidence (more…)

Chequed.com, inc. Releases Record Results For 2013

Saratoga Springs, NY – January 23, 2014 – Chequed.com, Inc., a Saratoga Springs, New York human resources technology company, announced today a record breaking year in 2013. Among the highlights of 2013 are: Doubling its’ enterprise client base Exceeding 3,000,000 candidates through its pre-employment assessment and online reference (more…)

You Can’t Use a Talent Surplus Strategy in a Talent Scarcity Situation – with Lou Adler and John Sumser

In this highly interactive Q&A session, noted HR thought leaders Lou Adler and John Sumser, will offer their take on the rapidly changing world of recruiting. Despite all of the changes and new technologies available, without the right talent strategy, little will change once everyone has (more…)

Rely on References to Find Your Next A-Player

Most hiring managers recognize that references are a good way to check a potential candidate’s background, but what they may not realize is that they are also one of the most practical ways to identify top talent. Why? According to Dr. John Sullivan, an internationally-known (more…)

Avoiding Bad Hires

The Harvard Business Review points out that as much as 80 percent of employee turnover is due to bad hiring decisions. And, with the average cost of hiring a new employee now exceeding $3,479 according to a 2012 study by Bersin & Associates, a leading (more…)

No Bad Hires

There is No Reason to Make Bad Hires With the hiring technology and knowledge available today, there is no reason for any company to make a bad hire. Ever. Think of your last bad hire. Did you know it before you made it? Most likely, down (more…)