Hiring & Interviewing

The ‘outliers’: How to manage and get the most out of contractor employees

February 25, 2018

Now that some of the largest companies have transitioned up to 50% of their workforce to contract employees, according to the Wall Street Journal, managers are faced with a unique challenge.

Rehire a former employee?

February 9, 2018

Would you rehire a person who left your company and wants to come back? How do you decide if they are a good candidate? Cheryl Hyatt, of Hyatt Fennell Executive Search, offers some criteria to evaluate.

Top 8 recruiting & hiring trends for 2018

January 22, 2018

With unemployment at a 16-year low and job hopping at an all-time high of 28% annually, every employer is in a battle to attract, engage and retain top talent in 2018. According to a new ADP report, here are the key topics HR must pay attention to this year.

6 leaders’ top hiring questions

January 5, 2018

What they ask, and why.

Whittle down a stack of résumés

November 14, 2017

When you’re inundated with job applicants, follow this process to quickly pare down all those résumés to the best candidates for the job.

Gauge candidates’ conflict skills

October 25, 2017
You can’t mediate every conflict between employees. You need employees who can manage conflict themselves, so during interviews, ask these questions to determine if job candidates are equipped to do so.

What you need to know about the new Form I-9

August 13, 2017
U.S. Citizenship and Customs Enforcement has issued a new Form I-9 that employers must begin using by Sept. 18, 2017. The release shines a spotlight on employers’ interaction with government agencies that enforce immigration laws.

Survey: Candidates dislike the hiring experience

July 3, 2017
Job applicants want to come work for you, but you’re not making it easy. That’s one of the conclusions to be drawn from a new CareerBuilder.com survey addressing how the candidate experience could be improved.

Reference checks: A wasted opportunity?

June 17, 2017
Though an interview can tell you a lot about a person, his or her references can be the real key to unearthing whether the employee is a fit—but only if you’re obtaining valuable insight from them. Here are six ways to beef up your reference checks:

Hiring mistakes hit small, midsized firms hardest

May 6, 2017
Hiring the right people is hard for every organization, but the stakes are often higher for smaller employers.