Author: Andrea Hoffer

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How to Leverage Video to Elevate Your Employer Branding

While it is a truth universally acknowledged that the internet was created for videos of our pets doing cute things, video is increasingly becoming the content of choice for consumers and by extension job candidates. It can seem overwhelming to try to keep up with all of the trends in hiring and recruiting but video is one trend that is here to stay.

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The Art Of Interviewing

HRH 5 | Art Of Interviewing

There is an art to interviewing. As an interviewer, you can’t just spew out questions and expect to find the best person you are looking for because sometimes, those who are good during interviews tend to be the least fit for the job. In this episode, Andrea Hoffer talks about the three key areas you need to consider when approaching the interviews you conduct. Get the details you really need with your interviews. Listen in to this discussion to learn more.

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Not hiring? Building a Candidate Pipeline is Still Important

During the current climate, you may have felt the urge to build a stockpile. It could be toilet paper or hand sanitizer or chocolate chip cookie dough. But have you thought about stockpiling job candidates?  It may seem strange to think about looking for your next great hire especially in these tumultuous times. However, now is an excellent time to shift your approach from a reactive hiring mindset to a proactive one.

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The Biggest Hiring Mistakes Employers Make

HRH 4 | Biggest Hiring Mistakes

Hiring the right candidate to fill in a position for a job is essential, but it can be very challenging. After all, the hiring process is more than just choosing the right person. It’s also about attracting and securing the best candidate, someone whose values align with your company’s mission, vision, and principles. On today’s show, Andrea Hoffer highlights the biggest mistakes we often see employers make, and shares some tips to help you get better results in your next recruitment and hiring effort.

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Creating Interview Questions That Work

HRH 3 | Interview Questions

Sometimes, people are only great at interviews. Who they are during the hiring process do not live up to their performance on the actual job. Where did it all go wrong? Andrea Hoffer points that to your interview questions. In this episode, she shares with us how we can create interview questions that work, that can actually help us assess whether someone is perfect for the job or not.

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Hiring For Culture Fit

HRH 2 | Hiring For Culture

With everything that has been said about culture, businesses by now should have laid down what it means and looks like for them. However, having a culture is not all that there is for it to do wonders for your business. You also need the right people that fit the culture you want. In this episode, Andrea Hoffer talks about hiring for culture fit. Starting with the basics, she shares the advantages of having a culture in place and the disadvantages of not having one.

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Is What You Know About Working with a Recruiter Wrong?

Hiring a teamDo you cringe when you hear the word “recruiter?” Both employers and job seekers are eager to share their horror stories about working with a recruiter. But is everything that you know about working with a recruiter wrong?

There ARE recruiters out there that don’t do their due diligence and send clients tons of resumes that are clearly not a match or never follow-up with candidates. It’s SO frustrating and we completely understand why employers and candidates are hesitant to work with a recruiter. 

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Types Of Workplace Assessments And The Best Way To Use Them

HRH 1 | Workplace Assessments

People show up to work differently. As such, studies on human behavior are very ripe of answers when it comes to identifying what makes a workplace succeed. In this episode, host, Andrea Hoffer, digs deep into one of the greatest and most common tool organizations and companies use to understand human behavior, workplace assessments. She probes into how useful these assessments really are, how they are measured, and whether they are worth using. As it is popular just as it is varied, Andrea then breaks down the different types of assessments out there and the best way to use them.

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5 Tips to Ease the Transition to Working from Home

Covid-19 has dramatically altered the way most Americans work seemingly overnight.  Here at AHA! Business Consulting we are already a remote team spanning different time zones. But we understand that during this stressful time, many were not given the choice or the time to properly transition to working from home.