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

HR Technology Q & A – Part 2

Talentsorter StaffHiring for Fit, HR Technology, Recruitment, Recruitment Tools

hr tech part 2

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

Talentsorter StaffHiring for Fit, HR, HR Technology, Recruitment

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

15 Innovative Employee Benefits Examples

Talentsorter StaffHiring Tips, Recruitment

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 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

Technology as a Recruiting Tool

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

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

10 Interview Questions to Ask Job Candidates About Leadership

Talentsorter StaffInterview Questions, Interviewing, Recruitment

leadership interview questions

In choosing leaders to fill open management positions, many organizations are guilty of placing too much weight on a candidate’s pedigree: where did they go to school; what companies have they worked for, and in what roles; what projects or initiatives have they led; what skills and networks of relationships have they picked up along the way, etc. Those are … Read More

Hiring a Retail Manager? Here’s Your Ideal Candidate Using Behavioral Science

Talentsorter StaffHiring for Fit, Ideal Candidate Report, Recruitment

hiring retail manager traits

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]This is the fourth 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 attributes … Read More

First Things First: Fit, then Engagement, then Results

Talentsorter StaffHiring for Fit, Hiring Tips, Recruitment

Hiring for Fit First

The Gallup Organization inadvertently kicked off a consulting Gold Rush back in the mid-1990’s when they set out to better understand what exactly it was that ‘Great Managers’ do differently than their peers. The research and their landmark findings are well documented in First, Break All The Rules (Marcus Buckingham, Curt Coffman); if you manage people now or ever intend … Read More