The Real Cost of a Bad Hire and How to Avoid It

Posted by Mary Madden on June 15 2016

In a single hiring campaign, countless hours and manpower go into finding the perfect person for the role. Sometimes you hit a home run, and occasionally you strike out.

Latest Jobs Report Shows Need for Sweeping Hiring Methods

Posted by Lauren Collinson, Senior Communications Specialist on June 13 2016

The most recent jobs report for May shows momentary waning employment growth, according to the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics data—but what does this mean for recruiting specialists?

Breaking Down Presidential Candidates' Views on Jobs

Posted by Lauren Collinson, Senior Communications Specialist on May 9 2016

Let's face it, no matter who becomes the next President of the United States, it's bound to impact the Human Resources profession—it always does. Right now, the Presidential nominee race is coming down to the wire. One candidate has been chosen already, and the other will be decided on soon.

Want to Reach Millennials? Recruit Using Social Media

Posted by Lauren Collinson, Senior Communications Specialist on April 22 2016

Over the last few years, social media has become a growing platform for recruitment. As we move forward in a technology-driven environment, where wearables become commonplace and nearly every millennial is on a social network, social media recruitment will be essential.

Latest Research Proves an Applicant Tracking System can Raise Retention Rates

Posted by Lauren Collinson, Senior Communications Specialist on April 11 2016

You've read it everywhere—an applicant tracking system (ATS) can help your HR department find qualified candidates quicker than sorting résumés by hand. But can it keep retention rates up for your business? The answer, quite simply, is yes. Here's how:

Two Tips to Manage High Turnover

Posted by Lauren Collinson, Senior Communications Specialist on March 23 2016

High turnover rates can plague companies both physically and financially. Besides not being able to keep enough employees on staff, The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported that losing an employee can cost a company double that person’s salary due to paperwork and having to train another candidate.

While employee turnover can’t be completely stopped, it can be vastly reduced. Follow these tips to try and cut down the amount of workers walking out of your company’s doors.