The Courage To Think Differently – And To Act!

Talentsorter StaffEngagement, Statistics

Why is it that, even when we know that a particular habit isn’t serving us well and may even be harming us, we still resist doing what we know makes logical sense to avert the inevitable? What is it about the human condition that allows us to rationalize the patently illogical, and even the irresponsible? This dysfunction shows up in … Read More

Hire for Fit or Forget Employee Engagement

Talentsorter StaffEngagement, Statistics

Hiring employees for fit is quite possibly the most essential business need today. You may think that statement is too bold, but consider how central your people are to every single part of your business. Your employees are the ones who create positive (or negative) team environments, boost customer loyalty (or not), choose to put in their discretionary effort (or … Read More

Psychometric Testing and Assessments: the Super Heroes of Hiring

Talentsorter StaffHiring Tips, Statistics

HR professionals realize the importance of hiring the best person for a position. They also know it’s not easy. Even if the applicant shows up with a flawless resume and breezes through the interview questions like a champ, he or she could still end up being, well, a big dud. In fact, it’s estimated by Harvard Business Review that as many as … Read More

Hidden Talent: The ROI of Harnessing Diff-abilities

Talentsorter StaffHiring Tips, Statistics

It’s funny how work can take you in some unexpected directions, if you’re open to it. Last summer, I reached out to Joe Dale, the Executive Director of the Ontario Disabilities Employment Network. We’d originally been introduced years previously, and much as I admired his mission (helping employers place people with ‘disabilities’ into meaningful work), we just didn’t have the … Read More

What does Recruitment Software do?

Talentsorter StaffHiring Tips, Recruitment

Savvy employers recognize the importance of finding and hiring the best candidates. The big question is “how” to accomplish this along with the tons of other demands on the schedule. The simple answer is with recruitment software (alternative term is “Applicant Tracking Software”, ATS). While software can seem confusing, recruitment software provides enormous benefits to hiring managers, recruiters, and businesses of … Read More