Employers may have an advantage in a tough economy when they have a surplus of qualified candidates. But internal recruiting staff such as HR departments and hiring managers may not realistically be able to fill key positions because of overlapping human resources and management responsibilities. Many small employers have only one or two people in…

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Are your recruiting metrics old and tired? Turnover rate is one of several tired, old, static recruiting metrics applied to staffing and retention that isn’t very effective in a competitive, evolving job market and economy. With its foundation in employee hiring and exit history, it doesn’t reflect a company’s current recruiting needs status and only…

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Relevant education and experience and a professional appearance are expected of candidates, but recruiters hiring to build a team or looking for key employees to help build a company should follow these additional recruiting tips. With technology and social media, recruiters can get a good picture of a candidate’s background, work history, personal and career…

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Talent Acquisition Strategy- it’s what every company wants, but many have a hard time defining. You’ve followed our advice on building a talent pool and now you’re on to interviewing. Sometimes during an interview, you’re positive you’ve found it; only to find out after hiring that you didn’t. Other times you think you might be…

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Hiring managers can be impossibly picky, indecisive or just not helpful when asked to describe the person they’re looking to fill that difficult requisition. What started out as a brief chat about the items on the req becomes a teaching moment and a time suck for the recruiter, after which the hiring manager complains that…

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Instead of using recruiting tips from the past, recruiters need to tap into innovative recruiting tips that are relevant to today’s environment. At a HR office in Huntsville, Alabama, a recruiter is sitting at her desk with a stack of requisitions for Senior Level Management positions. There are at least 7 vacancies that need to…

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