Hiring Freelancers? 5 Tips for Hiring the Best Fit

Talentsorter StaffHiring for Fit, Hiring Tips, Recruitment

Updated: August 28th, 2019 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 … Read More

Why Smart Employees Underperform: 7 Hazards to Avoid

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1. Inadequate capability Capability refers to the skills, tools, and experience that a person needs in order to successfully perform her job. When any of these factors are missing, there is an increased chance that the employee will underperform. It isn’t uncommon for hiring professionals to overlook these basic factors, especially if a candidate has solid academic credentials and comes … Read More

10 Innovative HR Practices to Improve Employee Engagement

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

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hiring a teller

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

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

Talentsorter StaffIdeal Candidate Report

Career-Match-Jobs-Assessment

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

screening job candidates

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

High Tech Hiring: Why Predictive Analytics Is The Key to Successful Recruiting

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2018 is proving to be a challenging year for human resource managers. Relatively low unemployment rates, a shortage of skilled workers in certain industries, and a highly competitive marketplace are adding increasing pressure to businesses already struggling to attract and retain top talent. According to a recent survey, some 45% of companies are unable to fill vacant positions. If your … Read More

Hiring a Receptionist/Information Clerk? Here’s Your Ideal Candidate According to Behavioral Science

Talentsorter StaffIdeal Candidate Report

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

Onboard like a Pro – Top Tips for Helping New Hires Succeed

Talentsorter StaffHR Policies

searching for a new job

When it comes to attracting and keeping the best talent there’s no doubt about it: hiring for fit first can increase productivity, reduce employee turnover and boost your bottom line. But when it comes to creating a successful team that is a real asset to your business, hiring the right candidate is only half the equation. How you integrate new … Read More