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How COVID-19 shaped 2021 Hiring Trends

How COVID-19 shaped 2021 Hiring Trends

The past year has no doubt been an impactful one. Still in 2021 and beyond, we will see and feel changes to our processes in the workforce. This includes the recruiting and hiring industry. As 2020 wasn't the greatest year for job outlooks, we look forward to...

Best Practices for filling out W-9 Forms

Best Practices for filling out W-9 Forms

Whenever you get a new job, it can be easy to get lost in the new paperwork thrown your way. With agreements, offer sheets, company statements, etc., it can be easy to get lost in the madness. One of the most important forms that is filled out on the employee side is...

10 Top Qualities of a Good Interviewer

10 Top Qualities of a Good Interviewer

There are a number of reasons why you, as a hiring manager or HR manager, should strive to possess the characteristics, traits, or qualities of a good interviewer. First, when you’re a good interviewer, it brands your organization in a positive way. And employer branding is a huge consideration these days in the employment marketplace, especially for top candidates. Second, it increases your chances for hiring success, and when you get right down to it, more hiring success is the ultimate goal...

4 Strategies to Get Volunteer Prospects

It comes as no surprise that non-profit organizations always need volunteers. This can be tough at certain parts of the year, or dependent on how the job market looks. An organization's engagement with their audience can also fluctuate throughout the year, so they will always be in need of help in one way or another. This is where driving prospects comes in. Volunteers come and go, move and retire, leave for another cause, experience life changes, etc. So how can you keep your volunteer count...

Is it better to hire contract or full-time?

Is it better to hire contract or full-time?

In today's world, there are many different hiring practices. There are full-time workers, part-time workers, contract workers who freelance, contract-to-hire and so on. With contract hiring websites such as Jobble and Upwork, some positions can easily be filled seasonally or only when necessary. On the other hand, hiring a full-time worker could be more impactful in the long-term for a company. With someone who has the skillset and the longevity for a given role, they grow in value as the...

Human Element of Recruiting Cannot Be Replaced by Artificial Intelligence

Human Element of Recruiting Cannot Be Replaced by Artificial Intelligence

In theory, Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) gives companies the ability to pass human recruiting tasks on to automated tools. Not only does this delegate the prescreening process to a robot, it can also prevent would-be candidates from even becoming applicants. This would effectively reduce the need for “turndown” or rejection letters, at least within the initial phase of the recruiting process. In an effort to decrease the high volume some recruiting teams deal with, A.I. tools handle...

Is Your Online Employment Application Applicant Friendly?

Is Your Online Employment Application Applicant Friendly?

You’re confident that you have a great company culture. Your current employees are happy and retention is at an all-time low. Why, then, are you struggling to get enough applicants to fill your open positions? More than likely, the problem is with your online application process. Imagine a candidate coming to your site ready to apply. They’ve already done their research, been on your social media sites, checked out Glassdoor reviews, and visited your website. After thirty minutes of trying to...