Smart Hiring

Interview Advice – 3 Tips For Employers And Recruiters

In today’s competitive business environment, it is just as important for the employers and recruiters to be on top of their game as it is for the job candidates.  To attract the best employees, a company must enact a powerful and well thought-through recruiting process.  The interview is a vital component in your smart hiring process to building a high-performing team of motivated employees. There are many articles offering interview advice for job seekers about how to flawlessly handle a job interview, but few focus on how the employers and recruiters should conduct the process from their end. The below tips and interview advice build further on Read more

More Recruiting Metrics To Improve Your Hiring Process

A successful company is made up of top-performers that collaborate regularly and work effectively as a team. Regardless of what recruiting metrics a company uses, hiring managers understand that acquiring such individuals, who have the necessary traits and qualities to integrate and function in their team, is vital to the success of their company. In order to successfully find and acquire the top talent you need, your organization needs to put a hiring process in place that helps you easily grasp some of the key recruiting metrics that you should care about.  To ensure that you are getting the most Read more

Employee Referral Program: Key To Smart Hiring

Recruiting and hiring new employees involves so many different components that it can sometimes feel overwhelming to determine who is best for the role and who can have the biggest positive impact on the company. Smart hiring involves streamlining the processes and utilizing strategies that will prevent, or at least alleviate, any feelings of a rushed or uncertain hire. In the long-run, bad hires end up costing the company a lot more in terms of time, money and missed opportunities. Therefore, it’s advisable to create a system that mitigates the potential of hiring an employee who won’t be a good Read more

Simplicant Solutions: How To Tap A Talent Community?

Here at Simplicant, we want to help you find the best candidates for your open positions. We also want the process to be a fun, collaborative and useful exercise for you. We often get a lot of questions from readers about how to combine the Simplicant social networking and recruiting platform with best hiring practices. This column addresses some of these questions about all things hiring! We often receive questions about talent communities. Our readers want to know what a talent community is, how to find one, and how to best utilize these talent communities in the hiring process.

Writing Job Descriptions To Fit Your Hiring Needs

If you’re experiencing a pattern of finding the wrong candidates, whether they aren’t meeting minimum qualifications or don’t seem to “fit” within your culture, how you are writing job descriptions might be the culprit. Often overlooked, writing job descriptions properly plays a crucial role in attracting talent to a company’s open positions and hence deserve special attention. They help to build a talent pipeline that suits the needs and goals of an organization. A common problem while writing job descriptions is that they fail to properly articulate the requirements and the specific characteristics of the job that would make it Read more