Category Archives: Cost-to-Hire

Hiring in 2016?

How does your 2016 look from HR?  Will you be hiring? Upsizing? Downsizing? Working on retention?  Will you put an employee referral program in place? Or update the [..]

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Video for interviewing?

Once you have narrowed down the resumes to just those people you want to talk with, how do you contact them?  Set up a phone call?  Do you [..]

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Costs of Recruiting

So you have lost a mission-critical employee and need someone fast, but you want to keep the costs down and do it yourself.  You know the cost of [..]

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Post the Job or Hire a Search Consultant: Which is Smarter?

When is it smarter to post the position or call your search consultant?

Does this sound familiar?

* One of your hiring managers needs a new employee (to fill a role that has opened or a new one).
* He/she has already asked their people who they know and no one knows the right person for the job (and no one can step into it).
* S/He calls you and says, “We need an X. How soon can you get me one?”

This is my recommendation, based on my 14 years of recruiting experience:

I suggest … Read more »

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ROI of recruiting?

ROI of recruiting is an important measure of HR talent. HR ROI is usually just Revenue – (Expenses – Pay and Benefits)/ Pay and Benefits  which does not [..]

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You are hiring….Now what?

After the hiring manager has decided that he needs to hire someone and the CFO says that there are funds to do so, what do you do next? [..]

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What are the Costs of Losing a Key Employee?

How do you calculate the cost of losing a key employee even before you add the recruiting costs? Read more »

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What do you think of video interviews?

Do you think that these numbers are correct for your industry?  Are you using video interviewing?  Will you start this year? What do you need to know to [..]

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How many applicants does it take to find one qualified candidate?

Have you seen Ira Wolfe’s blog How many job applicants does it take to find one qualified candidate? “The “war for talent” is heating up even in the [..]

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Working with a recruiter? Save time easily

Perhaps you have tried to find the right person for an open or new position by tapping into your staff’s networks but have hit a snag. Perhaps you [..]

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