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Career Pathing: Key to Attracting the Best Talent

When a candidate applies to a job at your organization, chances are they’re unhappy at their current company for a number of reasons, including a poor manager or a need for higher earning potential. However, a desire for upward mobility is the top motivation for a job search, according to 30% of candidates in the 2019 MRINetwork… Read more »

Ghosting: Why You Should Never Do It After Accepting a Job Offer or Interview Invitation

Ghosting is a surprising new trend that has become much more prevalent during the recruitment process in recent years. More and more candidates are going through the interview process with an employer, giving every indication they’re interested in the company and then they’ve vanished without a trace. In fact, the 2019 MRINetwork Recruitment Trends Study revealed about… Read more »

5 Surprising Facts Regarding Hiring Trends

In today’s recruitment environment, both human resources and candidates have a wealth of tools to facilitate the hiring process. MRINetwork recently published its 2019 Recruitment Trends Study. Here are five surprising findings from the study: 1) 76% of candidates expect to apply and receive feedback via mobile devices. Only 30% of employers consider their application… Read more »

Why the Hiring Process for Candidates Takes Longer

Companies are pressed to fill a role quickly–yet hiring seems to keep taking longer. According to the 2019 MRINetwork Recruitment Trends Study, employers cited a lack of qualified talent as the “top” reason for hiring delays. Other key reasons leading to a lengthier hiring process include: 1) Candidates’ resumes are sitting in hiring managers’ inboxes.… Read more »

How to Keep From Getting Frustrated During the Job Application Process

The job application process is rarely easy. It can sometimes take weeks (if not months) to secure an initial job interview. The 2019 MRINetwork Recruitment Trends Study found 3 “top frustrations” for candidates during their job search. * 71% dislike uploading a resume and still being asked to manually enter information * 58% dislike submitting… Read more »

Does Your Interview Process Communicate the Right Message to Candidates?

The interview process is crucial for both employers and candidates. This is not only a chance for employers to learn about applicants, but also for candidates to fall in love with the role and the company culture. That’s why the interview process has to communicate the right message to prospective candidates. Here are a few… Read more »

New Hire Performance Tracking

(strategies to consider when tracking a new hire’s effectiveness) After completing multiple rounds of interviews and presenting a job offer to a promising candidate, the work has in many ways just begun. Now that the new employee is starting at your organization, it’s crucial that you help ensure their success–new hire performance tracking can do… Read more »

How to Encourage Job Candidates to Post Glassdoor Reviews

Do you encourage job candidates to post Glassdoor reviews after a job interview? If not, you should–here’s why! After job interviews, candidates often share the details of their interviews with colleagues, friends, and family. According to the 2019 MRINetwork Recruitment Trends Study, “…86% of candidates are not pursuing online destinations like Glassdoor.” Reviews on these… Read more »

Working From Home – How Important Is It?

Recently, some large companies have curtailed the ability of their employees to work from home, now asking staff to work in corporate offices. These changes are focused on driving increased collaboration, creativity, mentoring and innovation, but may alienate top talent in the executive, managerial and professional labor market – a sector that has been candidate-driven… Read more »

Tips to Help Your Organization Reduce Employee Turnover Rates!

As job choices increase and more contract options become available  to your “top talent”—-how will you deal with employee turnover rates? According to the 2018 Deloitte Millennial Survey, 43 percent of millennials plan to leave their jobs in the next two years and 61 percent of Gen Z’s say they would also leave their jobs within… Read more »