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Candidate Selection Process Strategy

3 Steps for Finding Quality Candidates in a Tight Labor Market

The private sector added 275,000 jobs in April. The unemployment rate in the U.S. is currently at 3.6 percent, its lowest rate in more than a decade. Given those statistics, it might be tempting to scrimp on pre-employment assessments just to get someone in the door and on the job. However, doing that might end

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How Much Should You Automate Your Hiring Process?

There’s been a lot of talk lately about the potential disruption that AI will bring to the workforce. Gartner predicts that AI will create 2.3 million jobs by 2020. This certainly seems to be true in the HR world as companies like ZipRecruiter use AI to match candidates with job openings.   If used correctly,

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How To Find (And Hire) New College Grads

College graduation season is just around the corner, which means that there are hundreds of thousands of college students across the country all focused on one goal — finding a job. But, competition for this group is fierce, with unemployment for college graduates hovering around 2 percent. Having some young talent in your organization is

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Candidate Selection Process Strategy

Can You Make a Candidate Take a Pre-Employment Assessment?

With unemployment hovering at 4 percent, it’s a candidate’s job market, which means there’s sometimes less incentive to participate in what some job seekers perceive as extra or unnecessary steps in the hiring process — like pre employment testing and other assessments related to making better hiring decisions. As a business owner or hiring manager,

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Candidate Selection Process Strategy

Is Your Workplace Ready for Gen Z?

A new generation of workers are beginning to reach offices. Born in 1997, Generation Z is graduating college and entering the workforce. Given the changes that arrived along with the Millennial Generation, who now make up the majority of the workforce, savvy business owners and managers are preparing themselves for what’s to come with this

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Candidate Selection Process Strategy

How the College Admissions Scandal Impacts How You Hire New Employees

The recent college admissions scandal brings to mind something many of us don’t want to think about — the fact that many successful people use their money, status, and influence for less-than-noble means. On the surface, you’d never know it, either, until it all blows up like it has recently. The harsh reality is that

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Why Do We Use Pre Employment Testing? One of the best ways to screen and assess candidates in your hiring process is through the use of pre-employment testing. It is estimated that 82% of employers use pre employment testing to assess their candidates in the hiring process, measuring critical candidate skills like competence, attitude, aptitude,

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What Are Discriminatory Hiring Practices? And How Can You Avoid Them?

In the era of #metoo and social media, it’s easier than ever for your organization to get called out for discrimination. Not only can you lose great candidates, but you damage your reputation in the process, which can make it more difficult for future hiring. On top of all that, you could face some hefty

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Candidate Selection Process Strategy

Team Player for Hire: How to Find Collaborative Employees

Everyone wants to hire team players. Employees who demonstrate a high degree of emotional intelligence and demonstrate the ability to get along with well others are the glue that hold teams together, often helping to move them forward in challenging times as well. But assessing teamwork ability in potential employees can be tricky. Without the

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Candidate Selection Process Strategy

Hire An Insider or Bring in an Outsider: That is the Question!

When it comes to planning for the continuity of your business when you leave, it’s crucial that you not only have a succession plan in place to ensure that the transition is as seamless as possible, you also need to hire an ideal candidate to replace you. Indeed, hiring your successor, and laying out a

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