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Thinking Outside the Interview Box: Tips for Hiring Talent, Part 2

Posted by FrankCrum on Mar 23, 2017 9:00:00 AM

When hiring talent, you need to ask questions in a variety of areas to gain the right feel for a candidate. While assessing skills is critical to choosing a candidate, in some cases it may be more important to find a hire who fits well within your team, versus one who has the exact skill set as the person who held the position before them. After all, if the person you choose doesn’t fit in well, you may have to start over.

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Topics: Hiring, Hiring Employees

To Ask, or Not to Ask? The Best Interview Questions [Infographic]

Posted by FrankCrum on Mar 16, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Being a great interviewer involves more than just learning about a potential candidate’s skills and personality traits. It’s about asking the right interview questions, in the right way, without being discriminatory, because saying the wrong thing could get you into trouble.

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Topics: Hiring, Hiring Employees, Human Resources

Thinking Outside the Interview Box: How to Hire Top Talent, Part 1

Posted by FrankCrum on Mar 9, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Finding talented people who are the right fit for your company can be a great challenge — especially as competition in the job market grows stronger. The ultimate goal is to seek well-rounded candidates who have a great mix of skills and personality. But how can you make sure a potential employee is the right fit? Our advice is to think outside the interview box.

Here are a few insider tips on how to hire top talent who will add lasting value to your organization.

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Topics: Hiring, Hiring Employees

4 Things to Verify When Hiring Talent

Posted by Christine Batten, PHR on Mar 2, 2017 9:00:00 AM

When it comes to hiring and retaining top talent, it’s important to vet potential employees thoroughly. But what information should employers verify? Employers may check a potential employee’s criminal background, as long as it’s authorized ahead of time. And employers may require candidates to undergo a drug screening prior to their start date as part of their drug and alcohol policy. But you should consider a few more things.

Here are four things you should verify when hiring talent, and how to go about the process.

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Topics: Hiring, Human Resources

How to Recruit Top Talent, and Keep Them

Posted by FrankCrum on Feb 7, 2017 12:30:00 PM

Recruiting and hiring the best people for a business can be one of the most challenging endeavors business owners face.

It all starts with advertising a job opening, and then screening applications and resumes to determine if applicants have the experience and skills required for the position. Next, you must take time to interview qualified candidates and, finally, make a decision to hire — all hoping you’re making the right one. But if you don’t also hire people with customer service skills and a desire to make the business stronger, your business may suffer.

So, how do the most successful businesses recruit top talent and keep them happy? Here are our suggestions.

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Topics: Hiring Employees, Hiring, Human Resources

Avoiding Major Pitfalls of Recruiting & Hiring [Webinar]

Posted by FrankCrum on May 20, 2016 2:43:01 PM

One of the most challenging parts of running a business is recruiting the right people. You want well-rounded candidates with strong skills, as well as someone who fits in well with your team. The process can be tedious. You have to advertise the job opening, screen applicants and resumes, and then interview qualified candidates, all hoping you're making the right choice.

Once you find the right employee, you want to keep them because the cost of employee turnover is high. In addition, having to replace an employee can create other pitfalls in the workplace and lower morale.

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Topics: Hiring, Webinar

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