Internal vs external recruitment

The advantages and disadvantages of internal recruitment

Hiring from inside your business makes sense because new hires are already part of your team and know your culture and policies ...

Doist: A virtual company shares lessons for hiring remote employees.

Seven lessons from Doist on hiring remote employees

Imagine your workforce is so diverse your employees come from 26 countries. Getting applicants for your roles is never a problem...

free job posting sites

Why you should use free job posting sites

Job boards are not dead. Free job boards are not a waste of time. I’ve heard it said that recruiters shouldn’t use free job post...

How to be a good interviewer

Good interviewers make a conscious effort to get the most out of the interview process. Interviewing is hard work, but getting t...

Why passion shouldn’t be a job requirement

Are you passionate about your job? Do you absolutely love what you do? Does every single one of your work responsibilities make ...

The ethics and etiquette of employee poaching

Is employee poaching ethical? Yes. It is ethical, but it might not always be legal.* Here is why: * This post does not impart le...

How to find good employees: hire for skills, not talent

Talent is a feel-good word for describing good job candidates. But, framing talent as the main recruiting and retention issue fo...

How to welcome a new hire

The first day at a new job normally involves trainings, meetings and paperwork. But if you only stick to formal tasks and docume...

Group interview activities, tips and ideas for success

Group interviews can be huge time-savers. Instead of spending 10 hours interviewing 10 candidates individually, you could spend ...

How recruiters and hiring managers can work together

Recruiters and hiring managers share a common goal: finding great candidates as quickly as possible. In a perfect world, their c...

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The problems with employee integrity tests

Henry Ford used to send committees to his employees’ houses to check their behavior. Good employees would avoid excessive alcoho...

11 recruiting email mistakes to avoid

To make your recruiting emails to candidates more effective, all you need to do is go back to the basics. Forget fancy word...

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