Recruitment Process Outsourcing providers differentiate from contingency/agency models by offering external services without taking full ownership of the process. The point of an RPO is to serve as an external service that takes partial control of the recruitment process. This idea originated from traditional models and has been altered in [...]
Hands down, the most informative interview is a face-to-face, live meeting, but with public health concerns regarding the spread of Covid-19, many talent acquisition professionals are using remote interviews as a key part of the hiring process.
Whether it's on the phone or face-to-face, interviews are vital for determining the best hire for your team. As more companies reserve the time and expense of on-site interviews for later in the hiring process, it helps to understand the distinct role a phone interview plays. Learn how to leverage your phone and f2f interviews for a more efficient and effective discovery process--resulting in significant time and resource savings for your team and your candidates.
Much has been written about the characteristics of highly successful salespeople and no wonder: Skilled sales talent is fundamental to an organization’s ability to thrive. For those of us who make a living in talent acquisition, hiring a sales star is a major accomplishment although sometimes it can feel like sorting through a complex puzzle.
It may seem obvious, but you’d be surprised how many Hiring Managers don’t accentuate the positive when speaking with candidates about their job openings. Especially with passive candidates.
College recruiting enables you to develop relationships with young talent that can have a lasting impact on your staffing needs and your firm’s growth. But to be successful, it requires more than simply attending a job fair at your local college.
Through decades of success in talent acquisition, JCSI has worked with all types of hiring managers on positions spanning industries and levels. Through the years, we’ve developed amazing partnerships with hiring managers, and today, we’re highlighting their best practices. Use these seven habits consistently, and you will see improved results in meeting your staffing needs.
If you’re like most hiring managers, you ask questions to gain insight about candidates. But what about questions candidates ask you? What clues do they offer about the candidate’s work ethic, personality, and communication style, and how do those clues help you make the best hiring decisions for your team?
Hiring managers assess applicants on multiple levels, but today’s workforce does not share the same longevity gene as its predecessors according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Like most aspects of assessing humans, there are multiple factors at play. Job movement must be considered and addressed, not necessarily for dismissing candidacy outright, but definitely worthy of further investigation.
In the recruiting world, purple squirrel is a metaphor for the fictional perfect candidate (a concept similar to Prince Charming for romance). In other words, a purple squirrel is a dream candidate with an astounding mix of skills who rarely, if ever, exists in the real world.