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

Talentsorter StaffHiring for Fit, Hiring Tips, HR

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]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

Life-changing events are just that: life-changing. To the core.

Talentsorter StaffEmployee Interaction, HR, HR Policies

Note: This post originally appeared on MaestroQuality.com Reintegrating back into work isn’t easy after a long-term absence or critical illness, for anyone – the returning employee, their co-workers, or the manager. Life goes on, or so they say, while the person is away. Work carries on, challenges are met, goals change, and the team sort of ‘re-forms’, either figuring out … Read More

HR Technology Q & A – Part 1

Talentsorter StaffHiring for Fit, HR, HR Technology, Recruitment

HR Technology Q & A

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text] 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. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_video link=”https://youtu.be/2GrGj-Jzb-s” align=”center”][vc_column_text]Transcript: Mason: Okay. Let’s go ahead and kick it off here. First question, can you talk about the … 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

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]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

Technology as a Recruiting Tool

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

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Most industries and business sectors, these days, use technology to improve productivity and accuracy. So it’s no surprise we find tech becoming ever more deeply involved in HR, recruiting and talent acquisition. Using much of the same information and similar techniques to those used to predict consumer behavior and find the right “audience” to buy your product, employers can parse … Read More

Top 10 Hiring Myths: Busted

Talentsorter StaffHiring Tips, HR, Resumes

Are you hiring the best talent for your business? If you are evaluating candidates based on traditional measures, you may be making a costly mistake. We’ll help you tap the top talent and boost productivity by busting 10 popular hiring myths. Myth #1 – The position requires a candidate with at least 3-5 years’ experience It’s tempting to rely on … Read More

Are Your Employees Looking Forward to Going to Work on Monday?

Talentsorter StaffEmployee Assessment Tools, Engagement, HR

Well, are they? Do you know? I think it is a great question to ask employees reporting to you! It allows you to check on employee engagement more often, it’s easy to do, and it transforms disengagement into an opening for a constructive conversation. This question is a useful tactic for fostering the environment of continual communication that is so … Read More

The Easy Route to Blowing the Doors Off Your Sales Plan

Talentsorter StaffHiring Tips, HR

Truth is, that’s likely the defect rate in your company’s hiring decisions. If your organization is normal, your hit rate – unqualified success for both the organization and the new hire, where the new employee becomes a solid contributor – is about 20%. One in five. Most people spend more time and effort to check the specs on a $5,000 … Read More

You Are Who You Hire (Part 1)

Talentsorter StaffHiring Tips, HR, Interviewing, Recruitment

Note: This blog was co-authored by Paul Pittman of The Human Well, and originally appears here. Anyone involved in management knows the cost of a bad hire; The Harvard Business Review calculates that up to 80% of turnover is due to poor hiring, The Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) believes up to five times annual salary or more dependent … Read More

The Noise About Engagement

Talentsorter StaffEngagement, HR, Statistics

The more ‘engaged’ the team, the greater the likelihood that the team will go out of their way to achieve their objectives. This direct cause-and-effect relationship is at play in your business today; the only question is whether it is helping or hindering your results. Gallup first tripped across the predictive value of employee commitment fifteen years ago in the … Read More