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3 Questions to Ask a Candidate’s References

Companies lose an average of $14,900 on each bad hire from the previous year. Let that really sink in for a second. That’s a good chunk of change, no matter how you slice it. As we all know, the top investment at most companies is people. Pumping that much money into hiring the right person

How technology is revolutionizing recruitment

Technology’s impact on the modern workplace is undeniable. We live in a time when people can work just as well from home as they can from a downtown office. Because of the constant stream of new technologies, workplace dynamics can shift so rapidly that it’s sometimes tough to keep up with what’s new and on

Why you should always screen your freelancers

As the gig economy continues to grow with 43% of the current workforce expected to be self-employed by 2020, it’s time for recruiters to take freelancers seriously. We’ve seen the evolution already. Remote working is becoming more popular, and companies are looking to more freelancers for help with individual projects. On paper, these are people

Five benefits of screening tenants

Finding good tenants is a must for any landlord who wants a reliable rental income stream. By ‘good tenants’ we mean those who pay rent on time, don’t cause trouble with the neighbors and who will take care of your rental property like it was their own. That’s why tenant screening is such an important

The best and worst interview questions to ask candidates

Recruiters have a tough job. Not only are they gatekeepers of the screening process, but they also need to find the very best candidates for a particular role. The only real chance they get to do so is through a job interview. This is their opportunity to vet a candidate to see if they’re the

The truth about social media screening

The sheer amount of information you can access about someone through social media is dizzying. As people continue to maximize their digital footprints through platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, recruitment specialists are also taking notice. That said, everything isn’t fair game. There’s no denying social media’s impact on hiring practices in recent years. There

Why you need to screen your potential hires

As anyone who’s taken part in the recruitment process already knows — finding the right hire is a massive undertaking. It’s not as simple as putting out a job posting and picking the best person based on their skills and experience. Recruiters consider a number of variables that go into finding the perfect candidate for

How AI is revolutionizing recruitment

As workplace technologies have become more advanced and sophisticated, HR recruiters have followed suit. The recruitment process is being streamlined through the introduction of artificial intelligence (AI). An overwhelming 96% of recruiters believe that AI can greatly enhance talent acquisition and retention. This technology is revolutionizing the HR industry as we know it, and it’s