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

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

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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

When Does Fit Trump Experience in the Hiring Process?

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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?

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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?

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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

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

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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

Why You Should Treat Every Job Candidate as a C-Suite Candidate

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Resumes are still one of the most commonly used tools by HR departments to screen candidates for an entry- or mid-level position. However, this is practice is outdated and inefficient. More often than not, what’s written on a resume cannot accurately portray an individual’s knowledge and capabilities in a working environment. Perhaps that’s why recruiters never rely on a resume … Read More

HR Technology Q & A – Part 2

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Mason Stevenson, Editor for the HR Exchange Network, asks our own Jan van der Hoop about HR Tech, HR Digitial Transformation, AI, VR, and other emerging HR technologies in the workplace in part one of their interview. Check out part two of their interview below, and click here for part one. https://youtu.be/dniQy6tA55s Transcription: Mason: So let’s start with what you … Read More

HR Technology Q & A – Part 1

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HR Technology Q & A

Mason Stevenson, Editor for the HR Exchange Network, asks our own Jan van der Hoop about HR Tech, HR Digitial Transformation, AI, VR, and other emerging HR technologies in the workplace in part one of two of their interview. https://youtu.be/2GrGj-Jzb-s Transcript: Mason: Okay. Let’s go ahead and kick it off here. First question, can you talk about the HR digital … Read More

Hiring? Here’s the #1 Predictor of Success

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Best Predictor for Hiring Success

Hiring an individual with relevant or direct experience and a degree should net you a successful employee–in a perfect world. In reality, however, there are many more factors that determine the performance level, longevity and ultimate success of an employee on your team. Human interpersonal relationships, which typically depend upon the company atmosphere, morale and culture, are huge determining factors. … Read More