Category Archives: recruiting

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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Do you have a dedicated recruiting team?

Companies go through a number of stages as they grow and start recruiting: Start-up and hiring only their friends and school buddies – no HR team or the [..]

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Hiring Tip #26: The cost to lose an employee

How much does it cost to lose an employee?  How much to replace them?

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Hiring Tip #25: How you treat your candidates

 How do you treat your candidates?

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

A job descriptions that you post or make public are advertisements.  You wouldn’t use some other company’s ad for your product, why use them for your job descriptions for [..]

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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 [..]

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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 [..]

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Fishing for Talent

What has changed since the days of Help Wanted signs is that we have entered the age of marketing and branding, both employment and personal as well as [..]

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Your Recruting Strategy: Posting, Hunting, or Building Community?

What is your recruiting strategy based on? I grew up in farm country with relatives that hunt and fish and it strikes me that finding the right people [..]

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