5 Tips for Writing Job Descriptions That Don’t Suck

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by Brie Reynolds, Recruiter.com In the past, hiring managers had their pick of candidates to choose from. Even with ho-hum job descriptions, your average hiring manager often found themselves inundated with job applications from eager job seekers. Not so anymore. Ask any recruiter, and they’ll tell you that today’s talent market isn’t what it used… Read more »

6 Ways to Immediately Filter Bad Resumes

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Recruiter.com Welcome to Recruiter Q&A, where we pose employment-related questions to the experts and share their answers! Have a question you’d like to ask? Leave it in the comments, and you might just see it in the next installment of Recruiter Q&A! Today’s Question: How do you efficiently wade through the sea of resumes you… Read more »

4 Questions You Shouldn’t Ask Candidates

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by Josh Tolan, Recruiter.com Employee engagement starts with the hiring process. Some professionals, no matter how great they look on paper, will never be engaged in the work environment. Why? Because their career goals and motivations are radically different from the employer’s goals and motivations. And if an employee isn’t passionate about their work, they… Read more »

Top 3 Interviewing Essentials For Hiring Teams

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by Chuck Cohn, SmartRecruiters Blog Whether you recruit chemical engineers, HR generalists, or salespeople, the right candidate possesses three qualities: competence, cultural fit, and the potential for growth. This holds true in all corners of the business industry, from an internet-based marketplace like Varsity Tutors, to a healthcare conglomerate with 100 offices worldwide. If you… Read more »

10 Common Recruiting Mistakes To Avoid

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by IESE Business School, SmartRecruiters Think you have incompetent employees? Time to ask yourself how they ended up working for you in the first place. The best way to avoid finding yourself surrounded by ineffective employees is not to make the following 10 mistakes during the recruitment and remuneration process: Focusing solely on money. Many… Read more »

9 Job Search Trends Every Employer Needs To Know

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by Jason Buss, SmartRecruiters The competition for talent continues to heat up. According to Manpower’s 2014 Talent Shortage Survey, 40% of US employers experience difficulty filling jobs. As the power in the job market shifts from employer to candidate, understanding job seeker trends enables organizations to fine tune recruitment strategies and provides leverage for prospective… Read more »