This is Part 3 of a series on how your small business can hire the best employees. Part 1 showed you how to reach active and passive candidates. Part 2 gave you 7 secret interview techniques. Now, you will learn how to ensure your new hire shows up for work on their first day and… Continue reading 10 Tips to Engage Your New Hire
Category: Human Resources
Attract Top Talent When You Open the Door
When faced with a closed door, do you test it to see what’s behind it or do you accept that it is closed to you and wait for it to open? Unfortunately, that’s how most organizations are viewing their ability to attract top talent. They are standing in front of a metaphorical door, waiting for… Continue reading Attract Top Talent When You Open the Door
5 Hiring Mistakes No One Talks About
Hiring is hard work, even in the best of times—and times are tough right now in this candidate-driven market. Perhaps you’ve made one or more (YIKES!) of these five hiring mistakes. It’s difficult to know who the right fit will be. Even if you do know who that person is, finding them seems nearly impossible.… Continue reading 5 Hiring Mistakes No One Talks About
Honesty Uncensored…Is Your Job Posting Too Transparent?
Honesty is the best policy. Or is it? One of the core components of The YOLO Principle™ is communication, and I truly believe in communicating openly and honestly about the positions for which you are hiring. However, sometimes you can be a bit too far as evidenced by this job posting inadvertently published on Indeed.com.… Continue reading Honesty Uncensored…Is Your Job Posting Too Transparent?
3 Ways to Crush Your Hiring Goals During the Dog Days of Summer
As we enter August, the effects of the dog days of summer start settling in. You need to crush your hiring goals for the year. Yet, the hot, sultry weather can make everything seem stale, stealing your energy and leaving even the most energetic among us feeling lethargic and unmotivated. Yet, that feeling is exactly what… Continue reading 3 Ways to Crush Your Hiring Goals During the Dog Days of Summer
Hurdling Hiring Bias: Are You Too Hung Up on the Degree?
Are you hung up on a degree as a job requirement? Education bias is rising. I share my experience with this on the Mighty Recruiter blog. https://www.mightyrecruiter.com/blog/hurdling-hiring-bias-are-you-too-hung-up-on-the-degree/
This Common Belief Could Block Your Recruiting Success
“Creativity is piercing the mundane to find the marvelous.”—Bill Moyers, Journalist A woman on a recent webinar I gave asked, “Where is the best place to recruit on social media?” She explained she’s always had trouble understanding social media and how to use it effectively. “I want there to be a perfect place to recruit… Continue reading This Common Belief Could Block Your Recruiting Success
The Art of High-Tech, High-Touch Recruiting
Recruiting is difficult. However, it can be easier with a high-touch recruiting. Today, I’m sharing my interview with Mighty Recruiter where I share some tips on how to recruit in today’s recruiting environment. The Art of High-Tech/High-Touch Recruiting Join the webinar on June 13 to learn even more ways to use high-touch recruiting.
Get Ready to Hire a New College Grad
Are you ready to hire a new college grad? It’s graduation season. For the next month, the workforce will be flooded with newly minted college graduates making the transition from school to the workforce. These eager grads are filled with hopes and dreams and are ready to begin a new chapter in their lives. They… Continue reading Get Ready to Hire a New College Grad
Got Hiring Dukkha?
Many small businesses suffer from hiring dukkha. Dukkha is an important Buddhist concept commonly translated as pain or suffering. However, this translation is not 100 percent accurate. Some feel that suffering is too limited a translation and others leave it untranslated. No matter your preference, dukkha has three categories: Dukkha-dukkha—painful experiences Viparinama-dukkha—the changing nature of… Continue reading Got Hiring Dukkha?