- Measuring your social recruitment
Through direct posts, tweets, likes and shares, social media has become a powerful tool to get the word out about job openings. A new website seeks to inform organisations of just how well they are plugged in to social recruiting.
- Shaking up the interview process
When you only have a short time to figure out what makes a potential employee tick, it’s time to throw out the safe, boring questions and mix things up.
- Can you spot a fake reference?
HR has a trained eye for spotting questionable details on resumes – but now some candidates are turning to fake reference services and it may be time to background-check not just the candidates but the referees.
- How do you attract talent?
Talented and savvy potential candidates will seek all avenues to assess whether key corporate messages correlate with their personal values and professional aspirations. Fiorella Kresevic of EI Group outlines the crucial attraction phase of recruitment in the social age.
- Cultivate your next star: Turn interns into employees
Many organisations have an internship program out of obligation or tradition; the problem is that they’re not harnessing the opportunity to turn interns into the next star employees.
- Beyond the GFC: Hiring expectations hitting new lows
New research has shown hiring expectations are heading to lows not seen since the GFC, as employers look to “shrink their way to success”.