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Inside Recruiting Jan 16, 2015
How to Tackle Favoritism in Hiring

As you are probably aware, workplace favoritism has been around for decades, probably even centuries. The nod and the wink -- and a nice helping of cronyism -- has for many years been a more effective method for climbing the corporate ladder – or even getting a job – than hard work, qualifications, and ability. But with the advent of personnel department and its various incarnations of HR...

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Inside Recruiting Jan 16, 2015
How to Improve Your Company Reputation and Attract Top Job Candidates

When you have an open position, you want to recruit the best possible person to fill it --that (usually) goes without saying. But have you considered the role your company reputation plays in ensuring that you appeal to the most qualified candidates? A recent CareerBuilder study found that company reputation can carry more weight than salary for job candidates. In fact, 67 percent of job...

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Inside Recruiting Jan 16, 2015
How to Market Your Flexible Work Program to Candidates

January marks the start of a new year, and for many recruiters, it also signifies the start of a hiring frenzy. The recruiters at your company are most likely no exception. But how can you attract the top tier talent that your organization wants and needs when so many other organizations are also trying to snatch it up? It's certainly no secret that flexible work programs are a great draw...

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Inside Recruiting Jan 15, 2015
Are You Hiring Yesterday's Leaders?

Many of you may feel the world is becoming more chaotic, volatile, and incomprehensible. Maybe you have no real evidence for this other than a gut feeling and an increasingly fried brain at the end of the workday. Well, as they say, great guts think alike (or is it great mind?). It seems that grand institutions like the United States military share this feeling of uncertainty and have even...

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Inside Recruiting Jan 14, 2015
Hiring a 'Boomerang' Employee Can Save You Big

The practice of 'boomeranging' -- or rehiring employees that used to work for you -- is on the rise -- but is it actually a good idea? I'd say yes, it is: boomeranging an employee can end up being better for you than starting fresh. Rehiring Saves Money Letting someone go is expensive. Between all the exit paperwork, potential severance pay, and having to train a new employee, laying...

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Inside Recruiting Jan 13, 2015
The Evolution of Social Media Recruiting

Social media has taken the world by storm in recent years. With so many people spending their days checking in and posting out, it makes sense for recruiters to take advantage of the phenomenon. While social media recruiting is not a new concept, the way that hiring managers utilize these websites to find the right employees has changed. Social Media Recruiting Statistics Over 90 percent of...

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Inside Recruiting Jan 12, 2015
Top 10 Things Talent Acquisition Leaders Need to Do in 2015

As the New Year dawns, it's a great time to consider what you'll do to attract and retain top talent in 2015. I spend a lot of time networking with peers in talent acquisition and am lucky to get an inside view on what is at the top of the list for those on the forefront of recruiting. Here's my take on the top 10 things that you need to do in 2015 to take your TA program to the next...

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The Mobile Workforce Is Here to Stay

A survey from PwC predicted that the number of mobile employees will grow by 50 percent by 2020. Mobile work lends itself to a better work-life balance for employees and has brought productivity gains to companies who have implemented it properly. As a company with virtual workers in nine states, we at Visibility Software have seen the true benefits of having a mobile workforce. Quality...

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Want to Be One of the 'Best Places to Work'? Here's What You Need to Do

On December 9, Glassdoor released the results of its seventh annual Employees' Choice Awards, naming the "Best Places to Work" in the U.S. and the U.K. This year's list features a number of impressive companies from a wide array of industries, including Google (No. 1, large companies), Mayo Clinic (No. 10, large companies), and CARFAX (No. 34, small and medium companies). "This is our most...

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3 Hiring Headaches: Too Many, Too Few, and Poor Quality

Technology advancements and the evolution of best practices make the hiring process much more efficient than it once was. Even though these developments have brought the hiring process light-years past where it used to be, recruitment and hiring still cause all sorts of pain for HR professionals. The number of applicants, determining a cultural fit, and the balancing act of speed and agility in...

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Hiring Veterans: 4 Reasons a Vet Is Your Best Bet

"We need to do our part to explain to HR leaders that veterans possess the skills to help organizations thrive." – David Sutherland, cofounder and chair of the Center for Military and Veterans Community Services at the Easter Seals Dixon Center. Last February, first lady Michelle Obama announced that more than 100 construction companies will hire 100,000 veterans over the next five...

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For the C-Suite, Rising Compensation and a Widening Gender Gap

Let's start on a higher note before diving headlong into the bad news: 2014 was pretty good to executives overall. According to the Association of Executive Search Consultant's (AESC) BlueSteps Executive Compensation Report, most of them saw a rise in total compensation last year, with forty-four percent of CEOs/presidents, 62 percent of non-CEO C-level executives, 65 percent of executive vice...

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Hiring Differences Between the Three Generations

By now we are all familiar with the three distinct generations of Americans still in the workforce: baby boomers, Gen. Xers, and millennials. While much is made of the differences between these generations, it turns out they also have a lot in common, when it comes to job-seeking practices. The Indeed Hiring Lab, a global research institute that focuses on advancing the knowledge of human...

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5 Ways to Boost Your Recruitment Efforts in the New Year

Hiring might have taken a backseat during the recent holiday season, but the new year has officially begun, and the search for top talent is back on. Get the year off to a great start by streamlining your recruiting process, and position yourself to beat the competition in the constant war for talent. Is your recruitment process in need of an upgrade? Here are five ways to boost your recruitment...

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