Articles & Thought Leadership


10 Ways You Can Improve Your Interviewing Practices Today

There are many ways to conduct interviews, but it all comes down to consistency and comparing candidates effectively. Do you want a specific process for each position? Or do you want a general system that can be applied universally? It's up to you-but whatever route you decide, make sure your process is clearly communicated to the entire team.

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Planning for Staffing Changes

One way that you can make transitions more manageable is by making an overall employee transition plan for your company. This article will outline the key points in the transition process and provide tips for creating a strategy for changes company wide.

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5 Tips for Writing Great Job Descriptions

Poorly written job descriptions are a considerable obstacle in finding the right candidate for your company. The problem with poorly written or misaligned job descriptions is that they will either not attract suitable candidates or only attract the wrong ones. Here are five tips to help you write a compelling and attention-grabbing job description.

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Reading The Room When You’re Not In It

Remote interviews can be challenging because you aren't in the room with your candidate and can miss out on valuable input from body language.

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Practice Makes Perfect: Setup for Successful Interviews

Interviewing is a skill that needs to be practiced and perfected. It's not enough to just know what you're going to ask the candidate; you need to practice your interview skills. This will help ensure that you are interviewing in the best manner possible. Mock interviews are an excellent way of practicing your interview skills without the risk of making a mistake or offending someone

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The Golden Nuggets: What to Look for When Interviewing

Hiring the wrong person is a massive waste of time and money. Interviewing someone for a job can be stressful, but it's important to know what you're looking for to get the best candidate possible. In this article, we'll cover some of the golden nuggets: qualities and responses to keep your eye out for when interviewing potential candidates.

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Performance Reviews: 5 Tips for Effective Employee Reviews

Whether you have a small business or large corporation, you need to ensure that your employees are happy and productive in their jobs to be successful and grow. Performance reviews are one tool that's important for helping achieve that goal. In this post, we'll cover five tips for effective employee reviews and some helpful systems to make your formal performance reviews productive, memorable, and valuable.

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Creating A Recruitment Plan: The Basics

A recruiting plan can help your organization grow by understanding the type of candidate you need, and in turn, target them with marketing and advertising campaigns. It's also crucial to understand what your company is looking for to craft an effective job advertisement and attract relevant candidates. We'll show you how to put together a recruitment plan step-by-step!

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Eliminating Bias in the Interview Process

Hiring and interview bias is a common problem in the human resources field. It can happen to anyone, but it's essential to be aware of interview bias, so you don't limit yourself when hiring your next employee. In this article, we'll discuss what interview bias is, how to identify it, and some tips for eliminating interview bias from the hiring process

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Conduct the Perfect Pre-Screening Phone Interview

You've created a stellar job posting and have had a bevy of candidates apply for the open position at your company. Congratulations! But before you make a hiring decision, you need to interview prospective candidates. In-person interviews are a hefty investment of time and team resources, so you want to make sure the candidates you bring in are the best of the bunch.

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Think Again: Avoid the Everything and the Kitchen Sink Job Description

Many business owners and managers have no idea how to identify the knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics or KSAOs for a job position. Fewer still know what they should do with that information once it is found. This article will help you understand the process of conducting a thorough review of the requirements of a job position and what to do with your findings once you have them.

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5 Red Flags in Interviewing

Every hiring manager has made a hiring mistake or two in their tenure, which is a scary proposition given that the average cost of a poor hiring decision is at least 30 percent of the individual's first year expected earnings.

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