4 Guidelines for Optimal Job Application Conversion Rates

ExactHire Recruiting

Despite your efforts to write engaging job descriptions, post them far and wide and publicize your amazing corporate culture, your click-to-apply ratio is dismal. The post 4 Guidelines for Optimal Job Application Conversion Rates appeared first on ExactHire.

3 Types of Interview Questions NOT to Ask

The Hire Talent

There are many guidelines and resources to help you choose the best interview questions. By exploring this advice, interviewers can benefit of others’ experiences and research. Some interview questions waste time or.

How Office Culture Should Influence Recruitment


Organizational Culture: “The values and behaviors that contribute to the unique social and psychological environment of an organization.” — Business Dictionary. An anthropology cliché tells us that culture is to humans what water is to fish. Your workplace most definitely has a culture.

Help! My Company Culture Sucks

Glassdoor for Employers

You’ve come to the realization that your company culture is less than stellar and you feel some responsibility to fix it. Or possibly you’re growing quickly and the culture you loved seems like it’s slipping away with every new hire. Developing and maintaining a healthy corporate culture is hard work, but there are steps you can take to move your culture in a positive direction. What do they think of your current culture? You’ve taken the first step.

Fit Happens: How To Hack Hiring For Culture.

Recruiting Daily

Company culture, supposedly the end-all be-all of recruitment marketing and employer branding, the single most critical competitive differentiator when it comes to attracting and hiring top talent, is one concept we all agree is important. There’s No Accounting for Culture.

Changing People’s Mindsets Won’t Change Company Culture

Talent Sonar

8 (or to later replays), to hear my heartfelt letter about the challenges with company culture in the Bay Area and how to overcome them. The technology industry has long struggled to create inclusive corporate cultures.

Illegal Interview Questions – Don’t Ask These

Newton Software

Interviews have been around for a long time, dating back to ancient times when you would start as an apprentice for your desired trade and work your way up over time. However, what we would call the “modern” interview did not come about until 1921 when more college-educated individuals were entering the workforce and a system was needed to filter through the influx of candidates. Most everybody has seen a list of what topics you can and can’t discuss during an interview.

How Disheartened Staffing Pros Finally Achieve Interview Experience Consistency

Spark Hire

The time when you sit down at your desk and review all the feedback you’ve received from the candidates you interviewed. Hearing all the positive things they have to say about your interview process gives you that bump in confidence you need as a staffing professional.

How to Write an Interview Script – Actionable Tips for Recruiters and HR Teams


No matter how technically advance the hiring process gets, there’s one element that never gets left out – the job interview. Even though interviews are reserved for only the top applicants, arranging and conducting them can be quite a lengthy and complicated process.

Recruiting for Culture Fit? There’s One Big Problem With Your Strategy, and It Starts With the Letter D


In our search for similarity in those around us, research shows that eighty percent of employers named “hiring for cultural fit” as one of their top priorities. Zappos instituted a culture fit interview to test for compatibility. You may not know what “culture fit” should mean.

How to Gauge A Candidate’s Culture Fit


The repercussions from hiring an outcast range from high turnover, to frequent conflicts, to having the outcast write an entire revenge book about what a bummer your culture is. Wake up sheeple, it’s time to interview for personality fit. Be Honest About Your Culture.

5 ways hiring software helps you comply with the EEOC


Get interviewers on the same page. When it comes to the interview process, hiring managers may have unconscious biases that can affect how they view and evaluate candidates. Culture RecruitingComplying with the EEOC is a major concern for businesses of all types.

How I Stumbled Upon the World’s Greatest Interview

Linkedin Talent Blog

Imagine a job interview that achieves the following: Accurately predicts on-the-job performance, motivation, cultural fit and potential. Minimizes every type of interviewer bias , like race, gender, appearance and age. How I discovered the best interview process.

What Recruiters Get Wrong When It Comes to Interviews

Linkedin Talent Blog

One area where I do think the criticism of our profession is warranted is in how we set up and manage the interview process. We all understand we are a “people” business, but seem to forget the whole “people” thing when it comes to interviewing. Interview Questions

How to Determine if a Candidate is a Cultural Fit

Recruiting Blogs

Disregarding the importance of cultural fit is one of the biggest mistakes a hiring manager can make. Cultural misfits will underperform, regardless of their talent” says Lou Adler , CEO of The Adler Group. “If How to Determine Cultural Fit. Ask ‘soft’ interview questions.

How to Determine if a Candidate is a Cultural Fit

Recruiting Blogs

Disregarding the importance of cultural fit is one of the biggest mistakes a hiring manager can make. Cultural misfits will underperform, regardless of their talent” says Lou Adler , CEO of The Adler Group. “If How to Determine Cultural Fit. Ask ‘soft’ interview questions.

Top 10 Resources for Recruiters (That Are Fun and Informative)


A profession no one ever wrote books about is now smack dab in the zeitgeist, directly affected by both cultural movements (like #metoo) and technological advancements (such as AI and social media trends). Recruiting Hacks blog hr tech interviews news podcast resources

Candidate Coaching Benefits The 3 Most Important People in The Recruitment Process

Social Talent

Candidate coaching is the practice of a recruiter taking the time to sit down with their candidate and fully preparing them for an upcoming interview. A candidate that has been thoroughly briefed and prepared by a recruiter is more likely to have an enjoyable interview experience.

The Question Is Not Whether You Can Do The Job, It’s Whether I Want To Have A Beer With You

Staffing Talk

The study, titled “Hiring as Cultural Matching: The Case of Elite Professional Service Firms,” is published in the December issue of the American Sociological Review. in sociology from Harvard, spent two years interviewing 120 professionals involved in hiring at elite U.S.

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#IWD2019: Balance Your Workforce by Attracting and Retaining Female Talent

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Today is International Women’s Day , a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. For some women, there is a stigma about working in a male-dominated industry—for example, more pervasive sexual harassment, masculine cultural norms, etc.

Hire For Integrity By Focusing on Business Ethics

Spark Hire

You assess for skills and cultural fit. You even involve your team in the interview process , so everyone has a say in who joins the team. Hiring a team of ethical employees who value your culture of fairness and diversity is crucial to the success of any business practice.

How This Recruiter Prepped a Candidate for an Interview (and Raised the Bar for Recruiters Everywhere)

Linkedin Talent Blog

When coming in for an interview, the majority of candidates are nervous (unless they have the swagger of Harry Potter). As such, you'll interview with PM's working on any number of our various products. Cultural fit. Sample questions to assess cultural fit: Why Google?

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Candidate’s Want Companies that Align with Their Political Beliefs

Recruiting Daily Advisor

You may not be, but potential candidates are—as 58% of respondents in a new survey would not interview at companies that publicly promoted political beliefs they did not support. Employers should foster an open dialogue and put guidelines governing political expression in place.

Hiring Principles: The One Document Every Recruiting Leader Needs to Make

Recruiting Toolbox

What role did they play in screening, interviewing and selling? Some companies care heavily about where a person went to college and the companies they’ve worked for, others care more about the candidate’s interview performance and work samples. Do you interview them?

Hiring from the Ground Up


If you must hire these people, take them through the same interview and vetting process you would anyone else and use an ATS from the beginning. During my first interviews, I told candidates the good things about the job. It’s because culture is not as important as cultural alignment.

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Glossary of IT terms for Tech Recruiters


Culture. Culture. represents a change in IT culture focusing on rapid IT service delivery through the adoption of agile, lean practices in the context of a system-oriented approach. Tech language and IT terms are not easy if you are a non-coder.

Authenticity in an era focused on Artificial Intelligence


Quality candidates hold traits and qualities that might fit the company culture that a resume submitted online will not show. An interview can show employers what candidates learned from previous experience. The requirements in job descriptions are guidelines, not rules.

Building A Sales Team, Part I: Hiring


They look great on paper; they make a killer impression during interviews; yet six months later, they fail. Based on this experience, map out sales guidelines. When you eventually train salespeople (Part II), they will need documented, specific guidelines on how to sell your product. Kindness matters because that’s our company culture; you must play nice in the sandbox. We invite 25 to interview and hire one or two of them. Hiring Culture

Why Many Job Seekers Switch Jobs Frequently

Glassdoor for Employers

How to Respond: While benefits and other items like culture-fit are of high importance for retaining top talent and diminishing job-hopping, salary still reigns supreme. Reason #4: They are unstable, but they hide it well during interviews.

CEO Robert Hohman Talks About the Glassdoor Mission

Glassdoor for Employers

There was plenty of information online about what jobs were available, but there was almost nothing about the culture of a company, or how much they paid, or how their interview process worked.

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10 Traits to Look Out for in Every Candidate Before You Hire Them


That’s how you get enviable, positive company culture that we all aspire to. Are they brash with your receptionist but well-mannered with interviewers? Does he or she maintain eye contact and pay attention during every step of the interview? Interviewing

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Avoiding the Negative Impact of a ‘Bad Hire’

Brandon Hall

Organizations that want to eliminate the cost of a bad hire should standardize the interviewing process and provide hiring managers and recruiters with the right tools to ask questions and evaluate candidates.

“New Year, New Me” – How about the real you?

The Whiteboard

So they began looking for “group norms” instead, which is the intangible stuff – “unwritten rules” or things described as part of “team culture” – and found overwhelmingly that the key uniting factor was psychological safety. We stop conducting interviews, and simply get to know people.

How to Hire an Employee in Texas

Glassdoor for Employers

To make an effective hire in Texas, follow the guidelines of this post and present new hires with all federally required forms and information. Related: 15 Interview Questions to Ensure Candidate Quality ].

Hiring from the Ground Up


Hiring for a startup may be very different than hiring for a large organization, but if anything it’s even more crucial, because while I have to follow the same guidelines and rules as ConAgra or Edelman, my resources are stretched further, my “skin in the game” is much more and every payroll, including that of “mismatched” employees comes directly out of my pocket. During my first interviews, I told candidates the good things about the job.