#Job or #Career: Which Do You Offer?

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by Tom Gimbel   Job, noun \ˈjäb\ : the work that a person does regularly in order to earn money Career, noun \kə-ˈrir\ : a field for or pursuit of consecutive progressive achievement especially in public, professional, or business life There’s a difference between a job and a career, in definition and in reality. Yet… Read more »

Building a More Engaged Workforce

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by Linda Singer, SmartRecruiters One way to build a more productive and engaged workforce is to offer flexible jobs as part of your recruiting strategy. Flexible jobs are agreements between you and your employees to have alternatives to the regular nine to five job and these types of work arrangements are continuing to gain more and… Read more »

The Power of the High-Potential Hire

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Indeed Blog What makes a great employee? When you’re looking through your applicants, you might first be drawn to their experience, trying to understand if they’d be the right fit based on what they’ve done in the past. For growing businesses, though, the answer might not always lie in experience. Instead, you need to identify… Read more »

The Value Of Having A Diverse Workplace

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by Jeff Fermin, SmartRecruiters Blog In a recent poll, 20% of HR departments felt that attracting and retaining diverse talent, was one of the main hurdles that their organization is faced. It’s not that surprising that it would be a legitimate concern, considering the different benefits of having a diverse workforce. Diversity and inclusion have… Read more »

On Hiring Great People

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by Richard Baxter, Built Visible As a member of our team mentioned on Twitter last night, we’re always hiring. We’re always hiring because fortunately, we’re always growing. This is good. Getting good people through the door is quite difficult. You need to attract the right people, encourage them to want to enquire, or consider moving on… Read more »

Google’s Secret To Great Job Interviews

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by Shelly Dutton, Smart Recruiters  Best known for its innovative spirit, it’s no surprise that Google would apply this same philosophy every aspect of the recruiting process – even the job interview. Lucky for this $350 billion behemoth, Laszlo Bock, the company’s Senior Vice President of People Operations, knows how to shake up the traditional job… Read more »

Why You Fail at Hiring Good People

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by Natalia Baryshnikova, Smart Recruiters Blog Every manager wants to hire talented people and help their teams become high performing. But why do some managers and teams fail at it so often? Here is my list of five common mistakes that cost you good candidates – and suggestions how to avoid them. #1 You Don’t… Read more »