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What tools are in your Talent Management Toolbox?

What tools are in your Talent Management Toolbox? Recruiting and retaining top talent is a high priority for any organization experiencing growth. Designated recruiters and HR departments will spend thousands of hours advertising, interviewing, screening, etc. But in...

What Credit Report Information Can An Employer See?

What Credit Report Information Can An Employer See? A lot of folks use the term “Credit Report” and “Credit Score” interchangeably, but there are a few key differences between the two. For one, the Credit Score is actually created based on the...

Using Talent Assessments to Hire the Cream of the Crop

Using Talent Assessments to Hire the Cream of the Crop We live in a data-driven time. Personally, we love data. It’s reliable. It’s objective. It’s accurate. Data analytics can improve the effectiveness of practically any division of any company, and...

Partner Post – Hiring Trends That Continue to Dominate

Partner Post – Hiring Trends That Continue to Dominate Today’s blog comes to us from our partner company TTI Success Insights and their Content Specialist, Dina Giovale. Strong relationships key to talent acquisition success Some areas in recruiting — such...

Partner Post – 3 Ways to Expedite Your Verifications

Partner Post – 3 Ways to Expedite Your Verifications Today’s information comes from a blog written by the Director of Product Management of our partner company, Linda Van Winkle of SkillSurvey. SkillSurvey is a provider of patented online reference checks...

Recruiting: Over 427,000 Resumes are Added Each Week!

Recruiting: Over 427,000 Resumes are Added Each Week! Once upon a time an organization would have a job opening, post the job opening, gather a few resumes from local applicants, and interview to find the best fit. Fast forward to today and things are quite different....

Efficient Interviewing: Asking Questions the Right Way

Efficient Interviewing: Asking Questions the Right Way Of all the pre-hire processes a professional can find themselves having to perform, the interview may be the most difficult to pin down. Many of us have been through interviews that have ranged from cookie-cutter...

Can a Bad Reputation Increase Hiring Costs?

Can a Bad Reputation Increase Hiring Costs? According to an article by the Harvard Business Review, the answer is “YES” and by up at least 10% more per hire. So how did they arrive at this jump in cost? The article, which can be found by clicking here,...

Are You Scaring Applicants Away?

Are You Scaring Applicants Away? The best way to find out is to approach your recruiting process from the outside, as a job seeker, and then reverse-engineer your procedures. Here are some key areas to address if you are noticing candidates fading away during your...

10 Tips for Effective Hiring in Today’s High-Tech Market

10 Tips for Effective Hiring in Today’s High-Tech Market The phrase “having too many irons in the fire” can be somewhat of an understatement when it comes to recruiting and hiring. Take a look at InfoQuest’s list of tips to hone down your...

5 Ways to Breathe New Life into Your Talent Search

5 Ways to Breathe New Life into Your Talent Search In order to find the absolute best talent available for an open position, companies simply have to do more. Targeting top-tier workers takes additional steps. If you’re still stuck in the days of a generic job...

5 Points of Focus for Hiring

5 Points of Focus for Hiring The world of hiring is an ever-changing tapestry of different strategies and personalities, and this year is shaping up to continue that trend. Here are some points of focus that we at InfoQuest have found helpful in scouting the right...

5 Common Mistakes Made by Users of Talent Assessments

5 Common Mistakes Made by Users of Talent Assessments Although talent assessments have grown exponentially as a pre-hire and a continued training tool across multiple industries, they are still relatively misunderstood in regards to using them to their full potential....

4 Ways to Strengthen Your Recruiting

4 Ways to Strengthen Your Recruiting Are you still in the recruitment “stone age?” Take a look at these 4 easy tips to strengthen your recruiting for 2016. 1) Start with an Applicant Tracking System If you haven’t automated your application process,...

3 Ways to Retain Millennial Employees

3 Ways to Retain Millennial Employees One of the recurring phrases that gets tossed around regarding millennials in the workplace is that they are “job-hoppers.” Beyond the pure frustration of dealing with a revolving door of talent is the actual damage it...

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