Should you use social media for a reference check? [INFOGRAPHIC]

social media reference check

This article was recently updated. It wasn’t so long ago that the idea of checking a job candidate’s social media accounts as part of the hiring process was utterly discounted. Doing so was thought of dubious value to understanding an applicant’s professional viability. In the last few years, however, that has seriously changed. How a candidate acts […]

5 Tricks to Source Candidates Faster

Lizwa Sharifuddin, Recruiter at OneWire After seeing a number of teams still relying on the “post and pray” model, I wanted to share some tips this week on how hiring managers and recruiters can source candidates faster. One of the common misconceptions when it comes to sourcing is that it’s time consuming. And I’ll be honest – if you don’t have […]

Not getting enough applicants? It’s time to mix up your recruiting strategy.

not getting enough applicants

Recruiting has come a long way since the days of classified ads in the newspaper. Today, there are thousands of platforms to advertise your openings to prospective employees. Yet somehow, hiring managers still struggle with not getting enough applicants – or the right ones. Where are hiring managers going wrong? The post and pray model has […]

Creating and reviewing your hiring budget

creating and reviewing your hiring budget

Before facing the challenges of recruiting, human resources teams must first undergo the hard work of determining their hiring budget. Firm size, allocations and projected annual job openings all go into making these critical decisions, but the work doesn’t end there. Even after a budget is in place, it needs to be closely monitored for effectiveness. […]