3 Ways to Avoid Candidate Ghosting in Your Hiring Process

Jenna SpinelleCandidate Experience, Candidate Selection Process Strategy, Employer Branding, Job Advertisements

Empty office chairs around an empty conference table.

Have you heard about ghosting? Ghosting is when one person in a two-way communication stops responding to the other. It’s increasingly common among relationships whose primary form of communication is through texting and online dating apps. Although the phenomenon started primarily with relationships and online dating, it has now spread to the workplace and happens … Read More

4 Ways to Win at Passive Recruiting

Stephanie TroianoAdvertising, Candidate Experience, Finding Top Quality Candidates, Job Advertisements, News, Recruiting

Creating a job advertisement that's attractive to top talent

Passive recruiting is the act of targeting individuals who aren’t in the job market or currently looking for employment. To find the talent you need, you may want to engage in this type of recruitment, but it takes some skill. Because these candidates aren’t actively seeking work, they are harder to find and more difficult … Read More

Is Your Candidate is a Team Player?

Stephanie TroianoClosing the Deal with Candidates, Finding Top Quality Candidates, Initial Interviews, Interview for Achievement, Interview for Attitude, Job Advertisements, Using Pre-Employment Assessment Tests

Group of people in a huddle with their hands together

Assessing teamwork ability in potential employees can be tricky. Without the chance to truly witness your candidates interacting with others in the workplace, you must rely on interview questions, references, and assessment tests. The first two should focus on candidates’ past performance in previous jobs. Getting the applicant and, if possible, their past supervisors to … Read More

The Holidays Don’t Have to Stop Your Candidate Search

Jenna SpinelleAdvertising, Closing the Deal with Candidates, Job Advertisements, Job Descriptions

Close up shot of Christmas gifts sitting on the floor near a tree

The holiday season is one of the busiest times of the year, and conventional wisdom suggests that people are too busy to look for a new job. This is enough to deter some organizations from posting new positions, which means there’s an opening for others to step in. Hiring follows a slightly different rhythm during … Read More

How to Spot Talented Managers

Stephanie TroianoCandidate Selection Process Strategy, Employee Development, Employee Engagement, Interview for Achievement, Interview for Attitude, Job Advertisements, News, Uncategorized

Guy in a business suit adjusting his tie and sitting down.

The process of hiring managers can be more difficult than hiring other employees. Both the process and the selection have an extra weight to them, thanks to the nature of the position. You will be working more closely with these individuals and it is essential they are capable of teaching and directing others. Discovering which … Read More

5 Things You Need to Know About Hiring Millennials

Jenna SpinelleCandidate Selection Process Strategy, Finding Top Quality Candidates, Interview for Achievement, Interview for Attitude, Interview for Culture Fits, Job Advertisements, Millennials, News, Using Pre-Employment Assessment Tests

On Hiring Millennials in the Workplace

Millennials, or those age 21-36, are now the largest segment of the U.S. workforce. As Baby Boomers retire, this generation is only going to grow in its power and influence. The lifestyle of these digital natives is very different than the generations that came before them, which can lead to conflicts and misunderstandings in the … Read More

Hire Tech Talent Using These 5 Easy Steps

Stephanie TroianoCandidate Selection Process Strategy, Finding Top Quality Candidates, Job Advertisements, News

Tech talent in the workplace brings unique talent

Here’s a bulletin.  The face of technology is constantly changing. It evolves and morphs almost by the minute, and even the most gifted geeks are constantly challenged by those changes. Because of the nature of the techno-beast, it’s nearly impossible for the average business owner-entrepreneur to thoroughly comprehend what kind of help s/he needs in … Read More

Creating Job Advertisements 101

Stephanie TroianoAdvertising, Job Advertisements, Job Descriptions, News

Creating a job advertisement that's attractive to top talent

Job ads are the first impression your company makes upon a potential candidate. You have two options: It’s like walking into a restaurant that you’ve wanted to try for a long time only to find a huge roach running across the floor vs. walking into the same restaurant and finding the ambiance calming, the decor … Read More