Towards the end of 2019, many of us were consuming blogs around the hiring and recruitment trends predicted for 2020, figuring out how they were going to affect our markets and activities. It is safe to say that none of those blogs predicted what 2020 had in store for the world, and the impact it was going to have on our industry.
At this time last year, social distancing, flattening the curve, and having a Zoom cocktail hour were foreign concepts. As the pandemic remains ongoing, our speech patterns and our social patterns have changed. Seasonal hiring has not been immune to the changing nature of how we shop and how we work.
In March as schools and offices closed across the country, many parents found themselves suddenly providing crisis schooling. Back then it seemed unfathomable that homeschooling while trying to maintain a full working schedule would be the reality come back-to-school season.
For the small business owner perhaps the biggest decision after making the choice to actually go for it, is whether or not you’re ready to hire. Your business is your baby. You’ve built it up with your blood, sweat, and tears. Someone else may come in and mess everything up. And let’s be real for a moment.
The end of the year is a time for reflection. The month of December naturally lends itself to taking a look back on our performance for the year. We might ponder key accomplishments with our team or revisit lessons learned. In our monthly blog, we always aim to provide valuable tips to help you recruit, hire, retain and develop your team. Ultimately, we hope this information contributes to the success of your business. So, here is a quick guide of key takeaways to help ensure success in recruiting, hiring and developing top talent for your business.
Key Takeaways from 2019
We all have a busy season; it just depends where you’re located and what business you are in. Hiring for season requires some planning to be efficient with time and resources. Here, we provide tips on how to hire a lot of people fast without compromising quality.
Data is one of our most valuable resources today. The challenge is choosing which data points to measure when it comes to talent acquisition. That’s why we gathered our recommendations for the top 5 metrics to measure for effective hiring.
Are your best candidates bailing? This is an all too common phenomenon with HR mangers and business owners. That’s why we provide tips on how to stop losing your best candidates during the hiring process. In this article we offer suggestions on how to stand out as an employer by making your candidate experience mirror your customer experience.
Are you using LinkedIn effectively for recruiting and hiring? We took a fun, yet informative look at how attracting qualified candidates is a lot like dating! Recruiting is all about getting the right people to join your organization. Here, we illustrate the top four practices of recruiting on LinkedIn.
Conducting effective phone interviews is a valuable tool that saves you money. But are you asking the right questions? We provide guidance to crafting effective phone interviews, before, during and after the call.
What business owner doesn’t want to save money and increase growth? A new year offers a time to set goals and plan to reduce costly expenses such as turnover. Tips in this blog will help you hire the right people to save the bottom line.
As business owners and leaders, you wear many hats. Our goal is to help you reduce stress, so you can focus on growing your profits. We provide the support you need when it comes to the recruiting, hiring and retention of your team. As you reflect on lessons learned and experiences gained this year, we’re here to support you in reaching your business goals. Not sure how we can help? Schedule a free consultation today and let’s find out!
There are times in business when you need to hire a lot of people fast. This could occur when you’re opening a brand-new business, your busiest season is fast approaching, or you’ve experienced rapid growth. Whatever the case may be, here are a few tips to help you successfully build your team at a rapid rate.
As we discussed in a previous article, using recruitment marketing techniques will help you find and hire the right candidate for the job. In a competitive hiring market, it is critical to know which of those strategies to invest in and which to drop.