Know Your Hiring Target

Know Your Hiring Target

If you don’t know what you’re hiring for, you can’t hit the target. It's easy to jump into the selection process armed with either too little information (just the job title) or too much information (like an exhaustive, multi-page job description). We’ve created a...
How to Conduct More Effective Interviews

How to Conduct More Effective Interviews

How to Conduct More Effective Interviews Let’s face it: Interviews are hard for everyone. Assessing who is the best after talking to several well-rehearsed candidates can be difficult, but there are several techniques that can improve the quality of an interview....
The Truth About Using Myers-Briggs in Hiring Decisions

The Truth About Using Myers-Briggs in Hiring Decisions

This just in: Personality assessments spur strong debate among HR professionals and job candidates alike. Okay, so maybe that's not news. In the debate, personality assessments, such as the Myers-Briggs type indicator (MBTI), are often accused of being misused in the...
How to Choose the Right Pre-Hire Assessment

How to Choose the Right Pre-Hire Assessment

Have you ever read a blog that was pushing for or against one particular employee assessment? HR professionals learn from HR blogs written by HR experts -- who tend to believe deeply in the value of a particular type of pre-hire assessment (or the damage caused by...
How the DISC Profile Reveals Top Candidates

How the DISC Profile Reveals Top Candidates

Can you pinpoint the behavioral responses that your top performing managers produce consistently and naturally? What about your top-performing salespeople? Administrative assistants? Let’s turn these questions on their heads. Can you identify the behaviors that seem...
How To Make Efficient Hiring Decisions [Infographic]

How To Make Efficient Hiring Decisions [Infographic]

Top candidates are on and off the job market within 10 days, according to Officevibe. Based on the average time most organizations take to hire, that applicant who caught your eye was happily settled in his new position 24 days before you made an offer! The pressure...
Structured Interviews: A Conversation with an HR Team

Structured Interviews: A Conversation with an HR Team

Previously, we’ve advised implementing structured interviews in growing organizations. Today, I had the privilege of sitting down with the HR team at Qualbe Marketing Group to get a firsthand look at how to make that transition. Pull up a chair and take a look at our...
Get More Out of Your Structured Interview Process

Get More Out of Your Structured Interview Process

If you could only choose one song to play every time you walked into a room for the rest of your life, what would it be? What do you think of lava lamps? And Dilbert? If you could be remembered for one sentence, what would it be? If you had a choice between two...
Improve Your Hiring Decisions by Measuring Productivity

Improve Your Hiring Decisions by Measuring Productivity

Hiring is expensive. Bad hiring is even worse. Currently, a search of “the cost of bad hiring” returns more than 36 million results in just over 60 seconds. Plenty of helpful articles have been written on the topic. If you haven’t done any reading on this, allow...