If you don’t trust the hiring manager’s boss, you should insert yourself into that process, interviewing finalists as well.Read More
I am working for a company that doesn’t want to spend money on recruiting, but wants lots of warm bodies to interview. I have maxed out new résumés and posting jobs on free boards. How could we get more people interested?
—Make Something From Nothing, staffing and recruiting, energy, Boston
A recent survey of current college students finds that a majority of young job seekers would choose security over passion.Read More
Let me pass on two stories of hiring people who were straight out of the military. One was an amazing hire; the other was pretty much a bust.
A bad hire is extremely costly especially for executives and other high-level professionals, one executive said. It really pays for companies to check references.Read More
It’s the anti-job fair trend, where companies like Dice Holdings Inc. and Wakefield Media create fun, engaging environments for recruiters and IT professionals to connect.Read More
Questions about medical conditions during interviews taints the entire process.Read More
A company’s decision whether to select an internal or external candidate should hinge on the skills and competencies needed to achieve the strategy of the future.Read More
What do recruits want most today? Is money still the key factor or is professional development more important? It's sometimes hard to tell what we should tout.
—Inquiring Mind, manager, consumer products, Sri Lanka
Let's talk about the trend of major college football programs using executive search firms from the business world to land their next head coach.