Employee Screening

7 Survey Lessons For Employee Engagement

According to Gallup, companies with highly engaged employees have 3.9 times the earnings per share (EPS) growth rate compared to organizations with low engagement scores. So, this link between company performance and your employees’ potential will help drive the performance of your employees and business. The (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…)

It’s Not a Crystal Ball, But It’s Close…

More and more companies are taming the paper tiger and moving to greener methods of record keeping. And, as a result of more advanced technology, many are also placing more emphasis on data projections and analytics. Why? Because they work. Many of us wish we (more…)

Career Builder Survey Reveals 1 in 5 Employers Have Asked Illegal Interview Question

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - By: Greg Moran - Tags: | | | |
Job seekers are often the ones sweating to ask the right questions, but hiring managers also need to mind their Ps and Qs. In a recent CareerBuilder survey, 20 percent of hiring managers said they have unknowingly asked an illegal interview question. And while intentions (more…)

Are You a Talent Trendsetter?

 A recent survey by Jobvite reported that 69 percent of recruiters are expecting to see the race for talent rise. So, what can recruiters do to make sure they don’t fall behind? Ron Stewart, a recruitment industry veteran, who has owned companies in the IT, (more…)

Develop a Positive Recruitment Reputation

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? (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…)

Bad Hires Trickle Down

So, you’ve just learned that the person you thought was a great fit for that recent job opening in the accounting department hasn’t shown up for work – again. It’s time to take your medicine and admit to a bad hire and move on. But, (more…)