Monthly Archives - September 2018

September 2018

4 Tips on How to Turn Down the Candidates You Don’t Hire

According to Glassdoor, each corporate job posting attracts 250 resumes. Of those candidates, 4 to 6 will get called for an interview, and only one will get the job. With such a great response rate comes great responsibility. The way you treat candidates throughout the hiring process, even those you turn down, will reflect on your company in a positive or negative way. The candidate experience matters more and more. There are now websites like Glassdoor that are dedicated [...]

5 Questions to Ask to Avoid High Turnover Jobs

Avoiding high turnover jobs may not be so cut and dry, and companies can be intentionally misleading with their job postings in order to attract as many applicants as possible. There are certain patterns to look out for in order to spot these job postings. Luckily in the age of technology we have the means to do plenty of research before accidentally committing to the wrong opportunity. Don’t set yourself up for failure. Below is our expert advice on [...]

How to Keep Recruiters from Taking Your Best People

The unemployment rate is at a multi-year low of 3.8%, with 7 million unfilled jobs in the United States. This creates an environment where top employees often receive multiple new job notices on a daily basis. In fact, certain companies in Silicon Valley are acquired just for their talent. Losing employees to your competition should be a real concern. Here are our recommendations for keeping your best employees under your roof. Benchmark your salaries It’s important to know the market salaries [...]

Supercharge Your Job Search

As the summer winds down and vacations come to an end, it’s time to get serious about your job search. You might be ready to jump back in and start applying for jobs again, but you shouldn’t go in without a plan. Winging it can lead to mistakes, disorganization, and frustration. All of that is easily avoided with some careful planning and preparation. Here we’ve outlined our recommendations on how to conduct an organized and successful job search. Update Your [...]