Hire Fast and Fire Faster: Why Panic Hires Can Bruise Your Bottom Line

Talentsorter StaffHiring Tips

If there’s one situation that’s guaranteed to make managers and CEOs alike break out in a sweat, it’s an open position that goes unfilled for too long. The pressure to fill open jobs quickly is real, and with good reason; the costs of empty positions are very real too: Reduced revenue Increased overtime costs Lost productivity Uncertainty for clients and … Read More

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

Talentsorter StaffIdeal Candidate Report

This is another blog in a series about “ideal candidates”. 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, … Read More

When Does Fit Trump Experience in the Hiring Process?

Talentsorter StaffHiring for Fit

It’s no secret that “fit” is one of the most important characteristics to assess when evaluating potential new hires. Here at TalentSorter.com, we believe so strongly in the value of measuring fit first, we built an entire platform designed to help hiring managers do just that.  But should fit ever trump experience? Let’s be clear; the ideal candidate should be … Read More

What is job fit and why should it matter to you?

Talentsorter StaffHiring for Fit

Job fit – it’s more than just the latest HR buzzword. When it comes to attracting and keeping top talent for your team, a candidate’s potential fit should be considered as important as their education, work experience and skills. But what exactly does “fit” mean and how do you measure it? A new employee has to be a good match … Read More

Is a Prospective Employee’s Fit More Important Than His Or Her Resume?

Talentsorter StaffHiring for Fit

With hiring managers across the country projecting uncomfortable retention rates this year, the HR community in general is ripe with discussions on hiring practices and techniques. One common theme that emerges time and again is the concept of hiring based on the “fit” of the candidate with the culture and goals of the company. As the founder of a company … Read More

Top 10 Employee Advocacy Examples to Boost Your Brand

Talentsorter StaffEmployee Interaction, Engagement, HR Policies, Onboarding

No company gets anywhere without its employees. They’re workhorses; pillars of your company community; excellent sources for a bad joke or smidge of water cooler gossip. But that’s not all. As influencer marketing exits its infancy and saturates the promotional sector, more and more companies are starting to realize that employees can advocate for your brand. How does this work, exactly? … Read More

Measuring What Matters: Recruitment Tools that Sort Through the Noise

Talentsorter StaffEmployee Assessment Tools

The Human Resources department lies at the heart of any organization. And if it doesn’t, it should. Today’s HR pros are responsible for a multitude of key functions beyond hiring and firing: strategic planning; payroll, pension and benefits administration; employee communications; training and development; and so much more. HR should be the hub of the business, the oil that keeps … Read More

Fact Or Fiction? When It Comes To Resumes, Don’t Believe Everything You Read

Talentsorter StaffHiring for Fit, Hiring Tips, HR

There’s an old adage which says “Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me.” When it comes to resume fraud, applicants have been fooling hiring managers for years. Knowing this, any HR professional who still relies primarily on sifting through a stack of resumes as the first-level sort should be feeling some shame. The statistics are shocking; studies … Read More