Tag Archives: recruiting

Hiring Tip #9: Job descriptions can’t be boiler plate

A job posting is an advertisement.  You wouldn’t use some other company’s ad for your product, why use them for your job descriptions for your people? Like this:Like Loading…

hiring, HR and Hiring Managers, recruiting

Hiring Tip #8: Do you have a checklist?

  Consistency is important for many reasons and a checklist will help you make sure that you don’t skip steps. Like this:Like Loading…

Hiring Tips, HR and Hiring Managers ,

Avoid Emergency Hires

Do some of your hires feel like emergencies? Since no company would spend the time and resources to hire unless they have a problem to solve that can’t [..]

hiring, hiring a recruiter, HR and Hiring Managers

Hiring Tip #5 – Hiring for Problems

  It makes no sense to hire unless it is part of a strategic plan.  Hiring for a foreseen situation is much better than hiring after the problem appears [..]

recruiting , ,

Epic Fail: Why you may be missing the right people

Conversation with John Rose Are you getting the right people for your open positions?  Do you know why not?  What do you need to do to up your [..]

HR and Hiring Managers , , , ,

[Video] How many applicants should be interviewed?

  So you have posted the position and gotten 500 applicants.  Of these 490 are from people who could not possibly have read the position description but simply [..]

hiring, HR and Hiring Managers ,

[Video] Billboards, radio & newspapers

There are many ways to advertise.  Do you use these? Billboards, radio, newspapers and trade journals   Like this:Like Loading…

hiring , ,

Who is Your Company Competing with?

In our industry, jobs are very specific and specialized.  Boomers are retiring and many companies are competing for their replacements, both within our industry and outside it.  Do [..]

hiring , ,

Farming Talent

“Farming” or Employment branding is the hot topic these days We have truly entered the era of branding and marketing.  Candidates are as careful checking you out as [..]

hiring, HR and Hiring Managers, recruiting, Talent Communities , , ,

Known, Remembered, Liked, Trusted

  The qualities a candidate needs to have You can’t hire someone if you don’t know that they exist and what their skills are.  And you have to [..]

HR and Hiring Managers , , , , , ,