Employment Enterprises Blog

The Role of Candidate Reputation in Modern Recruiting

Posted by Charles Coy on Aug 10, 2018 10:01:08 AM

 

In today's world of work, candidate reputation is becoming an increasingly important factor in hiring decisions. While the resume used to reign supreme, employers can now rely on data for a more holistic view of a candidate's experience. In fact, 50% of talent professionals and hiring managers say data is the top trend impacting how they hire, according to recent research from LinkedIn. Data effectively gives hiring managers a 3D view of an applicant's background as well as insight into their personality, helping them predict hiring outcomes, increase retention, evaluate skills gaps, and build better offers.

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Topics: Recruiting, Employer, Reputation

3 Ways to Improve the Candidate Experience

Posted by Sharlyn Lauby on May 3, 2018 12:26:01 PM

 

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Topics: Recruiting, HR, Candidate Experience

3 Predictions for Recruiting in 2018

Posted by Ji-A Min on Jan 8, 2018 10:57:00 AM

Last year, my predictions for the top three recruiting trends of 2017 were new technologies including artificial intelligence (AI), a focus on workplace diversity, and talent rediscovery.

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Topics: Recruiting, candidates, 2018, quality, jobs

Never Overlook PTO as a Recruiting Tool

Posted by Lyla Rozelle on Sep 7, 2017 1:32:16 PM

Although Americans are notoriously bad for not taking their vacation time—even when they’ve accrued it–paid time off (PTO) remains one of the most attractive benefits employers can offer. So, when you’re hiring, don’t underestimate its importance as a recruiting tool. Having outdated PTO policies or offering minimal vacation, sick, and personal time can turn potential candidates off. Generous policies, on the other hand, can help you secure your next dream hire. Here’s what you need to know about why PTO matters so much.

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Topics: Human Resources Insights, Recruiting, vacation, pto

Meet Our GovCon RPO Recruiting Lead

Posted by Raquel DeSouza on May 23, 2017 9:57:14 AM

 

Employment Enterprises’ Recruiting Lead, Susan Signorella, has been sourcing professional candidates for us for two and a half years. From niche-skilled engineers to high-level auditors, Susan has led her team to effectively recruit these candidates for our customized Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) model. Read below to learn why Susan believes that our RPO is a “no-brainer” solution for your high-level staffing needs.

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Topics: Recruiting, RPO, Government Contractors

Summer Hiring Doesn't Have to Be a Hassle

Posted by Rachel Giza on Apr 3, 2017 6:15:00 AM

We’re hot on the heels of summer, which, for employers in seasonal industries like tourism, means hiring is in high gear. For these employers, this type of hiring can pose two key challenges: 1) HR spends time and effort scouting, screening, and hiring employees who likely won’t stick around after September 2.) The temporary nature of the work can narrow the applicant pool and make it tough to recruit enough of the right people.

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Topics: Recruiting, Labor & Industrial Insights

Heads Up On Using Social Media in Hiring

Posted by Insight Worldwide on Mar 21, 2017 7:51:00 AM

It’s no longer news–to employers or to potential employees–that social media accounts offer a glimpse into the lives of applicants that has never before been possible. At least, that’s the case for those whose information is made available to the public, whether by design or by accident. This enables hiring managers to approach their applicant pool with more information than ever. But using these tools comes with several caveats–some cons to balance out the pros, both from legal and ethical standpoints. Here are some potential pitfalls as well as some good ideas to make sure you’re using these tools wisely.

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Topics: Human Resources Insights, Recruiting, Technology

What Fantasy Football Can Teach Us About Hiring

Posted by Vincent Michelino on Mar 9, 2017 7:09:00 AM

As the beginning of autumn draws closer and the NFL preseason begins, fantasy football managers across the country begin their comprehensive draft preparation. It’s common practice at this point to begin scouring through hundreds of player profiles and projections, engaging in several mock drafts, and exhausting every resource possible to get an edge on your competition. There’s a method to the madness of forming an all-star roster, and there are many strategies here that employers can adopt when hiring best-fit talent for their companies. Below, I’ve listed a few of the most integral parts of the process, just in time for the season.

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Topics: Human Resources Insights, Recruiting

Using First Impressions Wisely in Recruiting

Posted by William Clarke on Mar 2, 2017 9:15:10 AM

Every day, first impressions shape how people interact with each other and how they feel about those interactions. They influence how people engage with all aspects of the world around them–including recruiting. Given how much of recruiting comes down to understanding and evaluating people in a limited amount of time, one could argue that much of a recruiter’s job depends on how well he or she has mastered the ability to get an accurate first impression.

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Topics: Human Resources Insights, Recruiting

How to Approach Each Interview for Maximum Efficiency

Posted by Cecilia Rae on Mar 1, 2017 7:36:00 AM

Quality interviews are crucial for the success of your company during the hiring process. As you continue to hire new people, asking the right questions in an interview will help ensure you get a clear snapshot of who your candidates are right from the start. So, how do you know if you are asking the right questions to best identify if a candidate is a proper fit?

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Topics: Human Resources Insights, Recruiting

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