Posts Categorized: Recruiting and Hiring

A Recruiter’s Guide to Becoming a Most Placeable Candidate

A Recruiter’s Guide to Becoming a Most Placeable Candidate

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Job seeking can be a daunting and tiresome process, but it is important to present your best self during each interaction with potential employers or others who might influence their decisions.  As recruiters, we view hundreds of resumes a week and speak to dozens of candidates over the phone and in person.  So how do…

Attracting Top Millennial Talent

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There’s no shortage of articles about Millennials in the workplace, especially those highlighting the challenges they face or those that arise when different generations attempt to work together.  Many of these articles paint Millennials in a negative light, and although some generational stereotypes may prove true, many positive attributes can be found amongst the Millennials…

Top Candidates vs. Top Employees

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It’s happened to every company at some point in time.  That candidate you thought was perfect during the interview process isn’t turning out like you thought they would.  So what was the problem?   Simply being a good interviewer doesn’t correlate into being a good employee.  Each requires different skills and attributes to be regarded…

The How-Tos of Behavioral Interviewing

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Interviewing candidates for open positions is a skill that’s easy to learn, but difficult to master. There are different styles of interviewing, and one that can be the most helpful is behavioral interviewing. Based on the idea that the best predictor of future behavior is past behavior, behavioral interviewing asks very specific questions about candidates’…

Should You Keep Holding Out for a “Better” Job Candidate?

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It can be difficult to be completely sure about a candidate when you’re hiring. Once you’ve reviewed applications, interviewed candidates, and run backgrounds on the finalists, how do you know you’ve found the best person for your open position? The good news is that if you’ve done a thorough job in your hiring process, you…