10 Innovative HR Practices to Improve Employee Engagement

Talentsorter StaffEngagement, HR Policies

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]When it comes to increasing productivity and reducing staff turnover, top companies rely on employee engagement programs to keep workers motivated. Why is engagement so important? A 2015 study by Glassdoor reported that 54% of employees surveyed felt confident about finding a comparable position within six months if they quit or were laid off. Today’s businesses need to offer their … Read More

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

Talentsorter StaffIdeal Candidate Report

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]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, it is able to compare the personality traits and other … Read More

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

Talentsorter StaffHiring for Fit

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]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

High Tech Hiring: Why Predictive Analytics Is The Key to Successful Recruiting

Talentsorter StaffEmployee Assessment Tools

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]2018 is proving to be a challenging year for human resource managers. Relatively low unemployment rates, a shortage of skilled workers in certain industries, and a highly competitive marketplace are adding increasing pressure to businesses already struggling to attract and retain top talent. According to a recent survey, some 45% of companies are unable to fill vacant positions. If your … Read More

Onboard like a Pro – Top Tips for Helping New Hires Succeed

Talentsorter StaffHR Policies

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]When it comes to attracting and keeping the best talent there’s no doubt about it: hiring for fit first can increase productivity, reduce employee turnover and boost your bottom line. But when it comes to creating a successful team that is a real asset to your business, hiring the right candidate is only half the equation. How you integrate new … Read More

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

Talentsorter StaffHiring Tips

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]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

When Does Fit Trump Experience in the Hiring Process?

Talentsorter StaffHiring for Fit

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]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

Testing 1-2-3: The Dos and Don’ts of Job Fit Assessment Tests

Talentsorter StaffEmployee Assessment Tools

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Chances are when you graduated college you thought your days of taking tests were over. Then you decided to enter the workforce and discovered that your test-taking days were in fact just beginning. But now the stakes are even higher; in many cases your success in landing that job you want depends less on your skills and experience, and more … 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

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]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? LinkedIn estimates … Read More