Write a generic post, on the other hand, and you may as well head to the nearest street corner and shout, “Who wants a job!” If you're looking for a little inspiration to up your hiring game, here are three examples of job descriptions that pack a punch.
Details magazine recently shook up the corporate hiring world when it ran an article entitled “Why Gay Men Make the Best Bosses.” It’s an interesting read for human resources. Over two pages, author Danielle Sacks – a straight woman – uses several anecdotes and some statistics from a new book on gay executives to argue that gay bosses are superior.
There's no simple litmus test for gauging aptitude in certain areas, but at the end of the day, these are the very things that separate bad hires from the lifetime employees. So shouldn't you be doing more to quantify these “unquantifiable” traits? Hint: you should. Use these 5 creative interview tips to help.
We asked some up-and-coming small businesses to share some of the creative hiring solutions that they use when it's time to go panning for employee gold. Here are a few awesome suggestions that you might find helpful to incorporate into your own hiring process. 1. What’s Your Favorite Restaurant? Matt McCormick owns JCD Repairs, a mobile phone repair shop based […]
Every individual employee adds a valuable ingredient to the mix. Keeping that in mind, it can actually be helpful to apply the hiring principles found in the movie Anchorman to your own recruitment strategies. Here’s how.
The interview is the most important part of the employee selection process. It’s the only chance you get to speak with a candidate one-on-one before you’ve got to lock yourself in your office and decide which lucky dog gets the job offer. Ninjas ask interview questions that are easy to answer, yet deceptively revealing. With just a few creative queries, you'll […]
You're the HR rep, master of your corporate hiring process, and your work isn't easy. One job posting from your company will bring in hundreds of poorly written resumes and cover letters from job hunters. Sorting through that pile to find the handful of candidates who are both experienced and well-adjusted enough to interview takes time. Lots of time. Tack […]
Editor's Note: Nick was our uber-talented Software Developer Intern this summer at The Resumator. In addition to making huge contributions to some exciting, high-level projects, he wrote this great blog post about lessons learned from his time here. You can check out the rest of his thoughts (and portfolio) here. Thanks Nick - we hope to see you around The Resumator office […]
Eager applicants will do just about anything to swim to the top of the recruiting pool. They'll buy designer suits, memorize the fight song of the hiring manager's alma mater and maybe even spend their weekends volunteering at the company's favorite charity. And why do they do all these things? It's simple – because showing commitment, professionalism and drive can […]
It might be the most curious phenomenon in the recruiting world: why do tech companies make room in their employee selection process for college dropouts?