Hiring Advice

Tara Talbot

What makes a candidate stand out from the others

Elizabeth Bromstein| July 3, 2015 03:21 pm


The successful candidate has to stand out from the pack. Workopolis VP of HR shares how she chooses one candidate out of a good selection of people?



Category: Hiring Advice
Tara Talbot

One red flag to watch for in candidate interviews

Workopolis| June 25, 2015 02:35 pm


Here’s one sign the person you’re interviewing is not the right person for the role, according to Workopolis VP of HR Tara Talbot



Category: Hiring Advice
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What talent wants [infographic]

Elizabeth Bromstein| June 22, 2015 04:03 pm


If only we knew what talent wants, right? Those mythical creatures. Maybe this will help.



Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources
Tara Talbot

The one question I always ask candidates in job interviews

Workopolis| June 17, 2015 02:39 pm


Workopolis Vice President of Human Resources, Tara Talbot, shares the one question that she asks every candidate that she interviews for a job.



Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources
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How your organization can benefit from an applicant tracking system

Elizabeth Bromstein| June 15, 2015 11:50 am


The hiring process can be complicated and messy, particularly if you are part of a large company. If your organization receives a lot of resumes and you haven’t considered an applicant tracking system (ATS), here’s why you might do so.



Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources
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Attract top talent by treating candidates like customers

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 21, 2015 03:14 pm


Even rejected candidates should walk away from the hiring process feeling like valued customers.



Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources
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Is Times New Roman the “sweatpants” of resume fonts?

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 7, 2015 08:49 pm


If a Nobel-prize-winning engineer submitted a resume in Times New Roman would you reject them for sending you the equivalent of a resume wearing sweatpants?



Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources, Recruitment Challenges
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Five phrases to listen for in the interview

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 6, 2015 04:27 pm


What are the signs that the perfect hire is sitting right in front of you? There’s no magic bullet, of course, but the use of these five phrases – or variations thereupon – can be an indicator that you might be looking at the man or woman for the job, whatever it might be.



Category: Hiring Advice, Recruitment Challenges
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Only one in ten people have the talent to lead [report]

Elizabeth Bromstein| April 21, 2015 05:17 pm


New report finds that 82% of managerial hires are the wrong hires and these bad hires are costing businesses billions of dollars.



Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources, Management, Uncategorised
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How to fix your job postings to attract higher quality candidates

Elizabeth Bromstein| April 9, 2015 06:06 pm


The results of a new study suggest that focusing on what you can offer the candidate, rather than what is required of them will significantly increase both the number and quality of applicants.



Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources, Recruitment Challenges