Posts in: Recruiting

Why Even the World’s Most Courageous Employers are Scared Right Now

Life has been favoring job seekers for some time now.There’s no doubt about that. But, 2016 is a little different … not in a bad way, no, in an ever better way for candidates. This year, candidate opportunities and advantages...

Discover Your next Remarkable Employee with These 20 Interview Questions

Last week, Whitney Sibol wrote an exceptional article on the five characteristics that help make a remarkable employee. Not surprisingly, all of them had to do with the individual’s mindset. Not their resume, their skills, or their experiences. These things...

The 7 Grittiest Ways to Get Your Resume [Actually] Seen

Do you want a cheat sheet to help you get the attention of recruiters and hiring managers?Some candidate pools may have twenty candidates, while some jobs have hundreds of applicants. If it’s the latter, here are some pointers to get...

The Easiest Way to Combat Disengagement

Hiring great employees is hard enough, but keeping them is impossible, unless they feel engaged. (more…)

What Terminator 2 Teaches You About Non-Human Algorithmic Recruiting

For those who have seen Terminator 2, you can appreciate why the world in that movie was better off without Cyberdyne Systems. While technology has so much to offer in the world of recruiting, humans are still invaluable in the...

5 Fastest Ways to Start Your Employee Referral Program

There are many tools out there to help to increase efficiency in a corporate recruiting department, but kick-ass employee referral programs are definitely at the top of my list. Prior to joining entreQuest, I worked as a corporate recruiter for...

8 Simplest Ways to Stop Holding Lackluster, Pointless, Waste-of-Time Interviews With Dream Candidates

In the modern and highly competitive, candidate-driven job market, it is more critical than ever for a company to evaluate and refine their interview process. This includes the experience your candidates have when interviewing.Remember, it’s not all about you. If...

What to Expect When You’re Expecting (to Work With a Recruiter)

 It should come as no surprise, but many organizations are outsourcing recruiting needs to consulting firms and staffing agencies. With this growing trend, job seekers are now faced with a new element to the hiring process. The days of seeing...

3 Difficult Things You Must Do Before Tracking Your Applicants

 Tired of letting the best, and most talented, candidates slip through your search undetected? If you’re still employing traditional tactics to find the right candidates you’re likely missing out on some great people. (more…)