Recruitment

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Building a Winning Team

MW Builders recently gave insight on their blog about how to build a winning team. Read the article to learn how MW Builders uses the BirdDogHR Recruitment and Applicant Tracking System to improve their recruiting strategy.

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Three Reasons to Practice Mobile Recruiting

With the amount of time we spend on our smartphones and tablets, it’s crucial to stay accessible to potential hires on these types of mobile devices. Without mobile access to applications, what could have been great, tech-savvy candidates might end up not being a contender at all. Here are just...

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Recruiting, Employing and Retaining Skilled Laborers

Hundreds of construction companies from around the United States are taking advantage of the BirdDogHR Talent Management System to find qualified candidates and develop their skills. In this competitive industry, here are some great strategies to recruit and keep your talent:

Keep things simple. In the construction...

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4 Tips for Better Hiring

Reaching the right candidate for a position isn’t easy, especially now. We live in a big, connected world with a hundred different channels available for anything, which is why it’s important to have a plan when it comes to advertising your jobs. First, you need to find the right channel...

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Should You Hire Externally Or Promote Internally?

When it comes to hiring, the stakes are high. A bad hire can cost your company more than $50,000 , while the right hire can increase your company’s performance.

So is it better to hire externally or promote internally? Should managers devote more time to finding external candidates or...

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How to Recruit for Retention

Recruiting a new employee is a time consuming and important process. It’s also an expensive one. HR professionals estimate recruitment can rack up costs equalling between 15% to 30% of a position’s future salary . With the average hiring period lasting 10 to 12 weeks, and possible temporary staff having...

Construction, engineering and manufacturing employees

Tips of the Trades

Recruiting isn’t easy but for employers in the skilled trades; it’s especially tricky.

Boomer generation retirements reveal an enormous skill gap and visible talent shortage which is creating a competitive and limited market of skilled candidates. Because of this, it’s more important now than ever, to make sure that...

BirdDogHR VP Operations Michelle Stedman

How to Hire the Right Person

Recruiting new talent isn’t easy. Too often, employers get bombarded by a pile of resumes and sorting through them to find the ones that should be interviewed is no easy task. That’s where a candidate profile comes in. Our VP of Operations, Michelle Stedman, explores the benefits of using a well-built candidate profile to hire the right person.

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