Recruitment

Facing the fear in the hiring process

By Evert Akkerman

 

We tend to underestimate the role of fear in business decisions, including those on recruitment and selection. Fear is a powerful driver of human behaviour: fear of making the wrong decision, fear of losing face, fear of losing a job and fear of not being liked.

The killer keywords for attracting leaders aren’t related to recruitment at all

By Jamie Hoobanoff

 

Leaders aren’t looking for a job, which can make them difficult to hire. This is why you cannot use the traditional language of recruitment to attract the talent that will lead your organization into the future.

Hiring the right talent is the cornerstone to success, no matter what your business is

Hiring the wrong talent is not only a risk to your reputation and long-term success – it’s also pretty pricey. It costs $7,000 to replace a salaried employee, $10,000 to replace a mid-level employee and $40,000 to replace a senior executive, according to statistics from HR.com.

As a small business, you have a lot more to offer top talent than your competitors – even if they’re 10 times your size

By Jess Campbell

If you’re a small business owner, you know that attracting – let alone keeping – top talent can be a tough game. It’s especially ruthless when your competitors are giants that offer everything but the moon to all the greatest talent.

Revolutionize your outdated interview process to capture a highly skilled and underemployed group of people

By Cris Brady

Neurodiversity is a paradigm shift, enabling parents, schools and, more recently, companies to transition out from an archaic “one size fits all” method of teaching and testing.

Assess technical skills before moving candidates forward in the interviewing process

By Natalia Panowicz

According to a December 2016 survey by the career site Indeed, nearly 90 per cent of companies reported they find it challenging to find and hire technical talent. Seventy-five per cent of HR managers surveyed said that the time it takes to fill IT positions has increased in the past three years.