On paper, you look perfect for the job. You have all of the experience and qualifications the job requires. But do you have the soft…
Category: Employer Advice
Debra Auerbach, CareerBuilder writer You may think the more experience you have, the better shot you have of getting a job. Yet having too much…
Deanna Hartley, CareerBuilder writer If you’ve been applying to a number of jobs with little luck, it could be that your resume is getting lost…
Mary Lorenz, CareerBuilder writer Want to try a new industry or embark on a career change but don’t think you have what it takes to…
Sarah Sipek, CareerBuilder writer
The HR technology marketplace is currently experiencing a boom. It has reinvented itself to include mobile apps, analytics and video along with cloud-based software and platforms. And while it’s easy to get caught up in all the latest bells and whistles, it’s important to remember that even the most impressive technology is worthless unless employees actually use it.
Mary Lorenz, CareerBuilder writer
When it comes to hiring today, employers need to move quickly. In-demand candidates are not going to stick around before they are snapped up by competitors. So how can you trim the fat and speed up your hiring process without being hasty? Try eliminating these common time wasters from your hiring process.
Deanna Hartley, CareerBuilder writer
Onboarding employees is one of the most crucial tasks you can undertake as an employer. The first 90 days are crucial to increasing retention rates. Now that you’ve hired the best candidate, it’s time to not only get them set up logistically, but also to make them feel like an integral part of your organisation. That’s a challenge — and perhaps even more so for employees who will be working remotely.
By Ben Brooks, founder & CEO of PILOT
That faint knock on your office door or that ominous 15-minute “catch up” meeting scheduled on your calendar by one of your star performers. Then comes the news you’ve feared and have been avoiding; they’re resigning. You remain calm on the outside, but inside you panic. Experienced managers have seen this horror film many times, and it usually results in the manager trying to convince or even beg the departing employee to stay. This is both likely a bad idea and symptomatic of a larger people management and employee retention issue.
Matt Tarpey, CareerBuilder writer
Hiring employees is a risky business. The entire hiring process is designed to prevent a bad hire from slipping through, yet most employers say they’ve made a bad hire in the past. So how does this happen and, more importantly, what do you do to correct the mistake of a bad hire?
Debra Auerbach, CareerBuilder writer
Every team or department is made up of individuals who have their own unique strengths and weaknesses. Yet there’s usually one or two workers who rise to the top; their work – and work ethic – stand out from the rest.