More often than not, we assume that December is meant to be significantly slower when it comes to recruiting. It can be seen as a time when the workload eases up, and the focus shifts from the hiring process to the office holiday party. Surprisingly, and contrary to what we might initially surmise, December is actually the prime time when it comes to recruiting, and here’s why.
Technology disruptions. Generational shifts. Remote and flexible work. The increased focus on employee engagement and strengthening culture. This is today’s world of human resources. There’s no way around the secret to sustained growth: keeping up with current trends is survival. Organizations that don’t adapt to the demands of this new reality will quickly fall behind their competitors.Continue reading
When considering the hiring process, we often assume that companies are in search of someone who fits perfectly with the company’s culture. In other words, ideal candidates reflect the company’s mission and core values, while being able to adapt to the existing order of things through their attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors.
Hiring the right fit for a role in your company can be an uphill task. Every company should have a recruitment strategy to help eliminate any potential risks in the hiring process and ease the task of deciding on the best professional match. Fully understanding what you want in a vacant role before embarking on the interview process is critical. It’s hard to pick the best candidate based on a piece of paper because there are many things you can’t determine about a candidate from the resume. For instance, will they be absorbed into the company culture? A well-rounded approach is key to selecting that right candidate. The following questions will help you make a great hire.