Why Marketing is HR’s New BFF

Consider you’re a new employee. You saw the company’s awesome website and content online as you researched this company you were planning to join. And now you’re here. You landed your dream job. Wow – so exciting!!!! You go to orientation and …. Well … There are no consistent images. The policies have one logo […]

This year challenge yourself to think differently about recruitment

New Year : New Opportunities Article – Recruiting Tactics The beginning of the new year is a great time to think about your recruitment needs in the coming year. What are your revenue growth goals? Are you expanding into new territories or markets? How will your team need to change in order to achieve […]

How do I select talented candidates to join my team?

If you’re at the point where you’ve successfully recruited candidates and are ready to make a selection, let’s talk about ways you can make objective selection decisions. If you haven’t found the right candidates yet, I cover other topics related to employee recruitment and selection in my other blogs. Let’s face it – candidate selection […]

I found the best candidate to join my team – now what?

You wrote the right job descriptions. You posted your job on all the right job boards. And you interviewed the most qualified panel of candidates. So after you select your new team member, what do you do next? The terms orientation and on-boarding are sometimes used interchangeably but they are actually quite different. Orientation is […]

How do I know if a candidate is a good fit for my company?

Through my blogs on recruitment I’ve given you some tips on writing position descriptions, posting your job, interviewing candidates, and selecting a candidate based on skills and abilities. But what about cultural fit? If you thought selecting a candidate based on skills and abilities was tough (all somewhat objective criteria), making a selection about cultural […]

Candidate selection – who should participate in the selection process?

You have the best situation. You planned a great recruitment strategy and now you have all these fantastic candidates. How will you decide who is the best fit?! I’ve written some blogs about candidate selection more related to making selection decisions on objective criteria like experience and education; and a separate blog on making selection […]

Recruiting tactics – challenge yourself to think differently

Recruiting tactics – challenge yourself to think differently Article – Recruiting Tactics Are you thinking out of the box with recruiting methods? I admit. I haven’t been. I’m so consumed everyday with getting through the details of work that thinking of a new way of doing things just hasn’t been on the radar for […]

Panel interviews – intimidating or helpful?

You’re ready to start interviewing candidates. This is where the excitement begins! But before you invite the candidates to meet you, here are some helpful tips on preparing for the interview process. In this blog I will focus on helping you to decide what type of interview is best for your team. Depending on the […]

What questions can I ask in an interview?

I have a new position opening at my company. And I’m scared. I’ve heard that if I ask too many personal questions someone can sue me. What do I do? Growth of a company is the goal of most business owners. It’s a sign of your success and it’s a reward for your hard work. […]

How do I find the right candidates for my company?

Finding Mr. or Mrs. Right Your business is in need of some additional talent. Where do you go to find them? The Internet, of course! That seems obvious in this day and age, doesn’t it? But the Internet is a big place. Selecting the right recruiting sources is a critical decision. The Internet has a […]