Ideas for a successful recruiting event

Hosting a recruitment event is a valuable opportunity to grow your talent pool and make a lasting impression as an employer. Meeting candidates in person also lets you see what’s not on their resume, like their curiosity, their personality...

Addressing resume red flags

Resume red flags aren’t necessarily grounds for instantly disqualifying candidates. However, they may give you more insight into your candidate and whether they would be a good fit for your company. When you encounter one of these red...

Pre-employment testing: a selection of popular tests

Many companies use graphology (handwriting analysis) when hiring. But graphology hasn’t been proven to predict job performance any more than crystal balls or star signs. So long as companies don’t rely in pseudoscience, pre-employment testing can help...

Communicating the recruitment process: dos and don’ts

In many companies, hiring responsibilities in the recruitment process are shifting from Human Resources to distributed teams of hiring managers. These managers will be making calls on candidate sourcing, recruiting, interviews and ultimately, they’ll be doing the...

Improve your recruitment sourcing strategy: five lesser-known methods

Sourcing strategies for recruiters are a work in progress. They can always be reshaped and improved with new techniques and technology. With the right mix of sourcing methods and tools, you can reach out to and...

Recruiting budget: HR planning tips and examples

Tracking a recruiting budget can be a pain. Businesses that are just starting to recruit systematically could benefit from a guide to help them create a recruiting budget plan. It’s easy to follow a recruitment budget plan...

How to improve your careers page design

Your careers page is the best place to attract new candidates. As prospective employees look through your website, they should get an idea of what it’s like to work at your company – and that can...

How to recruit on Glassdoor

When you’re hiring, growing your reputation as a great employer is one of the most effective ways to attract better candidates. Whether or not you’re actively maintaining it, you already have an employer brand. To find...

Hiring manager toolkit: HR templates and tools

Hiring can be hard for first time hiring managers and seasoned professionals alike. Thankfully, there’s an abundance of HR resources that can help first time hiring managers. Even if you’re acquainted with the basics and have...

4 effective salary negotiation tips for employers

Making an offer to a job candidate is a question of balance. This is not about winning,  it’s about reaching agreement on a salary that makes both you and your candidate feel valued and fairly compensated....