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

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

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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

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

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

Talentsorter StaffHiring for Fit, Hiring Tips, Interview Questions, Interviewing

hiring for fit

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 However, this is practice is outdated and inefficient.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

19 Interview Questions to Help Hire Managers for “Fit First”

Talentsorter StaffHiring Tips, Interviewing

interview questions for managers

These days, job candidates have become very good at telling you what you want to hear when you ask them behavioural interview questions. So when it comes to hiring management candidates, how do you know if you’re getting someone who will be good at the job, as opposed to someone who’s just good at answering interview questions? The answer lies … Read More

15 Innovative Employee Benefits Examples

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examples of innovative employee benefits

It’s not just pay that attracts top employees to your company, so it pays to check your benefits package. Having terrific job benefits and unique employee perks shows that you value your staff and can help inspire loyalty/reduce turnover. Great employee benefits can also make your company stand out from the crowd. Your positive attitude toward your workforce, your creativity … Read More

Hiring? Here’s the #1 Predictor of Success

Talentsorter StaffEmployee Assessment Tools, Hiring for Fit, Hiring Tips, Recruitment Tools

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

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

Talentsorter StaffEmployee Assessment Tools, Hiring for Fit, Hiring Tips, HR, Ideal Candidate Report, Recruitment, Recruitment Tools

This is the ninth 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 … Read More

Today’s Top HR Challenge: Attracting The Best Talent Is More than a Full Time Job

Talentsorter StaffEmployee Interaction, Engagement, Hiring for Fit, Hiring Tips, Recruitment

It requires a shift of mindset. Today, attracting dedicated, skilled and enthusiastic employees is more of a challenge than ever before. Millennials, and increasing numbers of all other working-age generations, are not interested in just getting a job. They won’t even settle for just a career. And it isn’t all about money, either. The HR game has become much more … Read More