If you are in the middle of the very stressful hiring process, don’t forget that how you treat candidates reflects on your company’s reputation.
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There’s a lot of advice out there for applicants and job seekers on how to present yourself during the hiring process. In this post, we’d like to take a moment to talk about how employers and their hiring staff ought to come across. Sure, you are offering a new career opportunity for the lucky applicant who gets your offer. But, if you want to reel in a prize catch, it would help to lure them in with your best behavior during the hiring process.
Everybody agrees the company needs to fill that position ASAP. Everybody agrees that hiring the right person is critical. Nobody questions the job description or salary and benefits package or even the timetable for hiring a new employee. Great! You are all set for hiring success. Let’s go to lunch.
Yeah, yeah. We know. Conducting proper background screenings is expensive and most companies these days needed that new hire yesterday. Does that make it OK to bag the screening process when a candidate looks, you know, pretty legit? Or maybe do a “light” background screening? In a word: No! Any bad hire is costly to [...]
Securing a great hire is a huge victory for any company. Nobody is going to deny that. That’s why successful companies of all sizes spend so much time, effort and money in acquiring their talent. Unfortunately, sometimes financial limitations can prevent good organizations from using valuable resources that exist to help with this task. Point [...]