4 Ways to Be Sure Your New Hire Has a Great First Day
by Sheri Pintarelli | Category: Article
Posted on October 21, 2019 at 02:45:43 PM
First days can be a little nerve-wracking for everyone involved. You obviously want your new employee to love the job & fit right in, and they most likely want the same things. With a little advanced preparation, you can set your new hire up for a great first day! Here are 4 things to get them on their way to loving their new position. Spend time preparing in advance for their arrival. This one seems like a no-brainer, but sometimes the little things slip through the cracks. Spend a little time making sure that their desk & office is clean & ready for their arrival. This means all the tools they need for the job should already waiting at their desk. Also, take the time to let your team know about the new addition. This could be a simple email letting everyone know his or her name, role, and when they’ll be starting. A little bit of time spent preparing before a new hire’s first day will make them feel welcome upon arrival. Make the first...
Recruiting Now - Selling Power
by Stu Goldblatt | Category: Article
Posted on October 01, 2019 at 07:24:00 PM
There are plenty of job applicants out there, but choosing the right ones for sales positions is still tough. Henry Glickel of Sales Recruiters says the pool of recruiters has shrunk, along with the economy. But the best companies are doing several things to prepare for the next mad chase for sales talent. “In many states, the law requires you to keep resumes on file for six months to a year, but firms do not have the room,” Glickel notes, “So they use us to store and sort the resumes they have received.” Firms are also doing proactive recruiting. They analyze their sales force and calculate the odds that a given position will have to be filled. “They want to make sure ahead of time that they know the talent out there, both for replacements and eventual expansion,” Glickel notes. Human resources departments are also interviewing their top performers in each job classification, so they will already have the profile of top hires when the time comes...
Eight Things Candidates Do That Sabotages Their Chances to Get the Job
by Henry Glickel | Category: Article
Posted on September 19, 2019 at 07:56:11 PM
Candidates often commit blunders that harm their employment prospects and most of the time they are completely unaware of what behavior of theirs tipped the scales against them. This article will take you through the eight most common mistakes and oversights that you need to be mindful of to maximize your chances of landing a job. 1. Limited Communication mode When you are applying to jobs, you need to be open to all modes of communication. It is important to recognize that different people prefer different modes of communication. The two primary modes of communication are written and verbal communication. Written communication entails anything from emails to a text message while verbal communication involves phone calls and video calls etc. No one, especially no recruiter, owes you the courtesy of speaking to you in your preferred mode of communication. You might be a texting person, but if the person on the hiring end prefers voice calls, you have to be available to express your abilities...
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