Tag Archive for: top talent

Avoid a Bad Hire by Interviewing Better

Avoiding bad hires through interviewing involves a commitment to thoroughness, objectivity, and consistency. By resisting snap judgments, investing time in the interview process, adhering to established procedures, conducting in-depth interviews, and emphasizing reference checks, you can increase the likelihood of making successful hires that benefit your organization in the long run.

5 Signs You Should Invest in Your Hiring Process

Having a sound hiring process can have huge benefits to an organization – from increasing employee retention, to improving company culture ? the right hiring process sets up the organization for success by making sure ONLY the right people hired into your company.

3 Tips for Finding Top Talent

Organizations are always on the lookout for top talent, and as a talent strategy firm in California, we advise that it’s never too early to start looking. To ensure the RIGHT hire the first time, we suggest these three tips: network constantly, ensure employees have ample training opportunities and constant feedback and assessing your current workforce regularly.

Part 4: Uncover Top Talent

Understanding WHERE the talent is in the market is the first step to hiring top talent. Sometimes, top talent isn’t where you think.Many companies believe when they post an ad on a job board they are accessing ALL of the talent pool ? but this is WRONG!

Part 2: Build and Retain a Strong Talent Foundation

The key to building a solid talent foundation is to proactively and continuously have eyes out for great talent. Here are 6 tips to help build a solid talent foundation.

Tutorial on How to Make Your Resume Stand Out

As a talent management consulting firm, we know exactly what companies are looking for in a resume to find top talent. From a candidate’s perspective, getting your resume to stand out is critical to landing a job interview. Here a brief video tutorial on what the candidate needs to do to pass the resume screening process.

Retaining Your Top Employees Means More Than A Paycheck

As a leading San Diego recruitment and talent management consulting firm, we welcome the evolving trends in the recruiting and hiring process ? but we have found one thing is consistent ?keeping top talent should be a company’s #1 priority! According to Globoforce.com, the number-one reason most Americans leave their jobs is that they don’t feel appreciated. In fact, 65% of people surveyed said they got no recognition for good work last year. Here is one strategy that will help retain top employees.

Why Your Job Ad Sucks and You Aren’t Attracting Qualified Talent (FINAL ? Part 3)

The final part of finding the right-fit candidate is all about screening for culture fit. It’s a critical step – and the great news is – it can be done early in the hiring process – starting with the job description/ad! As a company, knowing WHY you’re in business, and not just what you do is the best way to identify your company culture.

Why Your Job Ad Sucks and You Aren’t Attracting Qualified Talent (part 2 of 3)

How can the job description/ad sound LESS like a job and MORE like an opportunity? SIMPLE: Shift your focus from the HAVES to the DOS. Instead of having a checklist of what someone needs to HAVE for a job, focus on what someone has to DO to be successful in a job. Top talent will only leave their current roles for an opportunity ? not just a job . Those employees want to be challenged ? they desire to learn something new. A successful job description/ad outlines the opportunity throughout the entire ad.