What Every Employer Should Look For During Interviews

Everyone realizes that candidates get nervous before and during interviews—hoping they impress the hiring manager with their credentials and personality, and not saying anything that will jeopardize their chances of being hired. What most people don’t think about, though, is how nervous the employer could be, as well. After all, they have to make a…

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How to Get Started with Social Media for Your Insurance Company

Gone are the days when social media was only designated for personal use. Every industry in the professional world has embraced the power of this medium for promoting their products and services. Although it may be more or less effective depending on the nature of each industry, no one can deny that social media is…

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Checklist for Conducting Interviews

As a hiring manager, conducting interviews is a somewhat regular responsibility of yours. Perhaps you enjoy meeting candidates and learning about their background experiences and personalities, or perhaps this is a task that you rather dread. Either way, trying to determine which candidate will be the best fit for the position and the company culture…

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How to Help Your New Employees Have a Successful Start

The onboarding process for new employees can often be stressful for all persons involved. For the new hire, it’s learning company culture, personnel, and job responsibilities, and for the managers and coworkers, it’s training him or her and still completing their own responsibilities at the same time. A strategic system for this process is the…

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Why Employers Should Always Follow Up During the Hiring Process

I came across a great article recently by Jeff Haden entitled “The Worst Hiring Mistake Any Company Can Make,” and being a recruiter, it naturally it caught my attention. According to the article, the answer is neglecting to follow up with each and every job applicant. Haden explains that the simple act of providing closure…

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