Hiring for Purpose (Not Just Potential)

Many hiring managers focus on candidates’ potential or performance when deciding whom to hire. While these factors matter, narrowing your search exclusively to those candidates with good performance or the “raw matter” of potential overlooks an equally vital quality: purpose.…

The Truth About Working With a Staffing Agency

When it comes to working with a staffing firm, many companies hesitate.  Running “staffing firms” through their favorite search engine often provides more conflict than clarity.  What’s the truth? Here are some of the most common myths and misconceptions about…

6 Steps to Creating a Top-Notch Training Program

Many companies have abandoned on-the-job training due to its perceived high costs and low returns.  After all, why train people when you can hire staff with the requisite skills? But in reality, a well-designed training program can give your company results…

Does the “Candidate Experience” Really Matter?

HR circles have been buzzing over the “candidate experience” in recent years.  But does the candidate’s experience of your hiring process really make a difference when it comes to finding and keeping top talent? Mounting evidence indicates that a good…

How Do You Know You’ve Partnered With the Right Staffing Firm?

Many staffing firms can “get the job done.”  Some provide consistently good results.  But choosing the right staffing firm for you and your company can be a little trickier. How do you know when you’ve found the right staffing firm…