Category Archives: hiring

Success in Hiring

Successful companies depend on the quality of the people they hire. If the only people you can attract and hire are mediocre, it doesn’t matter how great your [..]

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The impression your hiring process creates

If your company is known for being a great place for this type of candidate and employee, then you will be able to attract great people.  If it [..]

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Hiring Tip #50: Who owns the culture?

Company culture depends on every one.  Every person in the company is a “brand ambassador” and all the candidates who comes in contact with each will take away [..]

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Hiring Tip #49: Clarity

Having clarity in the job offer to begin with can prevent all manner of problems, from “fall-off” when that perfect candidate has to come back over and over [..]

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Temp, FTE or “Permanent”?

 Think very carefully about what sort of contract you want to offer.  Do you do temp to perm?  Probationary period? Short-term contract? or Full Time Employee/”permanent” position?  We [..]

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Cultural generation

 What is your company generational culture? Are you interviewing Millennials differently than Boomers?  Gen X? What is your company culture and how does it mesh with each demographic? [..]

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Training? Mentoring?

 The lack of training and mentoring can cause an employee to leave or a candidate to decline an offer.  What do you need to do to make sure [..]

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How many job applicants should you interview?

How many candidates do you interview for each job? Do you use an ATS system?  Is it hiding the best candidates?  Or is it giving you too many resumes [..]

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Hiring Tip #42: What is “Fit”?

 How do you determine “fit”?  Most people are disqualified because of it.  But “fit” takes time and effort on both sides.  Are you expecting miracles?  Have you allowed [..]

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Hiring Tip #41: Your job, their goals

 Do you know what the candidate’s (and each employee’s) goals are?  Will this job further their goals?  Or are you interviewing for a job that they really don’t [..]

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