How Many Rounds of Interviews Are Too Many?

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Any hiring process looks to gather as much information as possible. However, you need to strike a balance. Scheduling seemingly endless rounds of interviews can ultimately hurt your cause. For this reason, you have to understand how many rounds are too many. Typically, three rounds of interviews represent the upper limit at more organizations. Beyond… Read more »

What Happens if The Candidate Isn’t Right for This Job, But You Don’t Want to Lose Them?

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It’s the goal of any recruitment process: you find the perfect candidate, one you don’t want to lose. There’s a catch, though. They don’t fit with the particular job you’re recruiting for. Flexibility is crucial to long-term team building, so you want to target excellent talent. This is true even when great candidates appear at… Read more »

How to Recruit a Diverse Workforce

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Diversity represents a crucial part of a strong workplace culture. It helps you build an energetic, dynamic team. The process should permeate your entire operation. But building a diverse workforce has to start with the recruitment process. A strong commitment to diversity can invigorate your entire organization. It not only helps you find untapped talent…. Read more »

This Year’s Recruiting Trends to Land Top Talent

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It felt good to finally say “goodbye” to 2020. Unfortunately, 2021 isn’t off to a much better start. All signs point to another complicated year…but that doesn’t mean you can put business on hold and wait for better circumstances. You still need to build and manage your team, which involves leveraging this year’s recruiting trends… Read more »

Does Motivation Make Up For Experience? Why You Should Hire Talent with Potential

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Experience acts as a kind of shortcut. An employee comes in with a level of competence, which they can then apply on your behalf. To some extent, they are ready to work from Day One. That’s certainly appealing, but experience can also fall short. A person with all the outward qualifications can still become a… Read more »

Choosing Between Top Candidates: What To Look For

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You’ve sifted resumes, conducted interviews, checked references, and weighed the value of each candidate. Now, you’re ready to make a hiring decision. Except, there’s a problem: you can’t choose between your two top candidates. The result of your long, intricate hiring process is a tie. In many ways, this is one of those “good problems.”… Read more »

Is the Pandemic Impacting Cross-State Job Searches?

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Careers often unfold like an adventure. Travels to distant locations to capture unprecedented opportunities. However, COVID is making those change of venue much more complicated. As you look for the perfect position for you, the pandemic is impacting cross-state job searches. Cross-state job hunting might seem like a relatively narrow problem, especially given the widespread… Read more »

Simple Ways to Improve Your Candidate Experience

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In any recruitment process, you’re trying to fill a position as quickly as possible while keeping expenses under control. It’s a lot to think about. However, there’s another concern to keep in mind: providing a good candidate experience. You might think this represents a relatively minor consideration. However, it can have a significant long-term impact…. Read more »

How to Strategically Reject Talent, But Keep Them in Your Talent Pipeline

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The hardest part of the recruiting process? It’s making the final decision. Usually, it means rejecting several likable, engaging, extremely qualified individuals. It’s a shame to let all those great candidates move on to the competition. There is an alternative. By adding those rejected candidates to your talent pipeline, you set yourself up for the… Read more »

Avoid Getting Ghosted by Candidates With These Tips

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Why does getting ghosted feel so much different than being rejected? Part of it has to do with the mystery involved. Where did they go? What did we do wrong? What’s happening here? Ghosting in personal circumstances is one thing. In business, it can have concrete financial consequences. A disappearing job candidate, especially late in… Read more »