Human Resources

Group being led up a mountain

Only one in ten people have the talent to lead [report]

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 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,
Britt McHenry

Should ESPN reporter lose her job over losing it on camera?

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 20, 2015 08:27 pm


How much should your behaviour outside of work impact your work life? That’s a question we’re constantly grappling with here at Workopolis.
So, the case of ESPN reporter Britt McHenry is particularly interesting to us.



Category: Human Resources, Industry News & Insights,
Smiling professional young woman

How to fix your job postings to attract higher quality candidates

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 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,
faceless crowd in the street

Who’s Big Data and how can he help with your recruiting?

Simon Cohen| Mar 24, 2015 06:42 pm


Hiring the right people matters more than almost anything else when it comes to the long-term success of a company, which is why today’s recruiters aren’t leaving it to chance.



Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources, Recruitment Challenges,
Part of employee rewards infographic

20 ways to reward employees for free [Infographic]

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 24, 2015 05:51 pm


Happy employees are engaged employees and engaged employees are productive employees. Reward your employees and make them happy.



Category: Human Resources, Management,
Woman looking pensively at a computer screen

Five red flags that make candidates skip your job posting

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 23, 2015 07:17 pm


There are myriad ways in which a company can turn off employees – a complicated hiring process, an unprofessional interviewer, a badly written job posting. Let’s focus on that last one today.



Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources, Recruitment Challenges,
Mark_Zuckerberg_TechCrunch_2012

Mark Zuckerberg’s one rule for hiring people at Facebook

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 6, 2015 09:10 pm


If only there was some hiring secret that would give us all the insight into making the perfect hire every time, right? I’m not going to offer it. But I have got something to add to your arsenal in the meantime – insight from Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg.



Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources, Industry News & Insights,
Happy group in an office meeting

The one thing you should be hiring for but probably aren’t

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 4, 2015 09:08 pm


We think of hiring for reach when it comes to salespeople, but every network is an untapped resource. Given two equally qualified candidates, hire the one with more social influence.



Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources, Recruitment Challenges,
Man in a dunce cap

How to drive candidates away by making them feel stupid

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 3, 2015 06:14 pm


The candidate and employee experience is instrumental to your success. A bad one will ruin your reputation while a good one will enhance it, meaning you’ll attract the best and brightest.



Category: Human Resources, Management, Small Business,
Man in a job interview with a long nose and a sheepish smile

What candidates most commonly lie about

Elizabeth Bromstein| Feb 24, 2015 09:00 pm


We tell candidates not to lie during the job search all the time, but people do it anyway. Here are the most common lies people tell and more fun facts about fibbing during the job search.



Category: Human Resources, Industry News & Insights, Recruitment Challenges,