IF THERE IS A SINGLE piece of advice that’s critically important for every recruiter and hiring manager, it’s this: Always remember what it’s like to be on the other side of the table. Everyone who recruits or hires should have to step outside the job and actually take a turn as a job candidate sometime.
Tag: candidate experience
Editor’s Note: I’m occasionally republishing some classic Skeptical Guy posts. This one is from January 2019 . WHO SAYS THERE’S no such thing as “fake” news? I’m reminded of this whenever I read about how the “ghosting” trend (people skipping job interviews, failing to show up when they get hired, or bailing from a new job
HERE’S A HIRING TREND we could really live without – job candidates who are “ghosting” (aka, blowing off ) scheduled job interviews, or, failing to show up to work for new positions they had accepted. Last month, USA Today published a story that indicated that this new phenomenon was due to the strength of the job market and our near-record
I’VE HIRED A LOT of people over the years, more than I can count, but the one constant in all that hiring is a simple question: Are we taking too long to hire? Yes, I’ve been accused of that before, especially when I was recruiting journalists for a newspaper in Hawaii, a place that people suddenly