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
Among the remedies: Know which laws apply, and then ensure that your recruiting methods comply with these laws.Read More
How do I search for, and select, a recruiting firm to help us find engineers? Specifically, my customer group has about 15 very specific, hard-to-fill engineering openings. We're already using social media and have considered advertising in trade publications, but we also need a more targeted approach.
—Dear Recruiting a Recruiter, manufacturing, Dearborn, Michigan
Message in a bottle? You’re hired. Tarot reading? You should have known better.
No matter how good the job or how solid the recruiting approach, moving to a remote or rural area for a job won’t appeal to everyone, said Matt Grove of Recruiting Toolbox Inc.Read More
The job-search tools are not just for job posts anymore.
'Social' is the latest twist in the recruiting software world. It is rekindling debates about whether companies should go with niche tech tools or integrated systems. Read More
Software by HarQen Inc. enables automated phone screening of applicants, but the technology takes getting used to.
Until now, in recent decades, General Motors has peopled its new factories mostly from banks of laid-off workers and employee transfers from other locations. GM is now forecasting enough manufacturing expansion to require large-scale employee recruitment.Read More