10 Innovative HR Practices to Improve Employee Engagement

Talentsorter StaffEngagement, HR Policies

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]When it comes to increasing productivity and reducing staff turnover, top companies rely on employee engagement programs to keep workers motivated. Why is engagement so important? A 2015 study by Glassdoor reported that 54% of employees surveyed felt confident about finding a comparable position within six months if they quit or were laid off. Today’s businesses need to offer their … Read More

Hiring Freelancers? 5 Tips for Hiring the Best Fit

Talentsorter StaffHiring for Fit, Hiring Tips, Recruitment

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In today’s gig economy, freelance workers are more in demand than ever. Working with freelancers offers small businesses (and large ones too) the flexibility to hire for project-specific expertise whenever needed, without long-term commitment. It’s a cost-efficient approach to staffing which can help businesses remain nimble and competitive. However, relying on freelance staff comes with potential pitfalls. Lack of commitment, … Read More

Hiring a Teller? Here’s Your Ideal Candidate According to Behavioral Science

Talentsorter StaffIdeal Candidate Report

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]This is another blog in a series about “ideal candidates“. We take a position, run it through TalentSorter’s scientific algorithm, and provide you with the behavioral characteristics of an “ideal candidate” (note: download the full report at the bottom of the post). Because of the way TalentSorter has been designed, it is able to compare the personality traits and other … Read More

Bad for Business: How to Avoid Hiring a Toxic Employee

Talentsorter StaffHiring Tips, HR Policies, Interview Questions

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]No business ever sets out to hire the wrong employee, but it still happens for a variety of reasons. Unclear expectations, personality clashes, poor cultural fit, and a lack of suitable skills or training can lead to low staff satisfaction and high turnover. But what happens when a bad hire turns out to be truly toxic? Toxic behavior in the … Read More

Hiring a Security Officer? Here’s Your Ideal Candidate According to Behavioral Science

Talentsorter StaffIdeal Candidate Report

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]This is another blog in a series about “ideal candidates“. We take a position, run it through TalentSorter’s scientific algorithm, and provide you with the behavioral characteristics of an “ideal candidate” (note: download the full report at the bottom of the post). Because of the way TalentSorter has been designed, it is able to compare the personality traits and other … Read More

Screening Job Candidates for Cultural Fit? Don’t Forget to Ask These 10 Questions

Talentsorter StaffHiring for Fit

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]You’ve posted your job opening online, sorted through dozens of resumes and selected the applicants you’d like to interview. Now you just have to pick the one with the best combination of education, skills, and experience, right? Wrong. In all likelihood, you’ve already screened candidates for those factors based on their resumes. Why do the same thing twice? The interview … Read More