Talent Acquisition

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You Panicked and Hired the Wrong Person. Now What?

It’s every hiring manager’s nightmare. After weeks of an extensive hiring process, background checks, reference verifications, onboarding paperwork and first day setup, it appears that you’ve hired an absolute rockstar. Life is good in your department and you think your job is done. But slowly this new employee’s façade starts...

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The Sneaky Place Your Best Candidates Hide

Your job ad has been up for weeks and you haven’t gotten any viable applicants yet. The clock is ticking. The longer this position sits open, the more money your company bleeds due to lost productivity. You can’t figure out why nobody’s biting. Where have all the good candidates gone?...

Construction, medical and HVAC workers

3 Case Studies That Show How BirdDogHR Can Help Your Recruiting Process

When you have limited resources to complete projects, the recruiting process can feel like a burden. Creating, posting and distributing job ads is time-consuming. Keeping up with compliance issues is difficult.

It doesn’t have to be this way. BirdDogHR’s recruitment and ATS solution can improve your talent management process,...

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What’s Your Job Distribution Strategy? - Part Two

Have a Plan

Well-written job ads have a lot of power, but that power can be diminished if the ads aren’t distributed effectively. Last week , BirdDogHR kicked off the two-part series on job distribution with tips for identifying an ideal candidate and embracing diversity as part of a strong...

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What’s Your Job Distribution Strategy? - Part One

Know Your Options

A job ad is only as strong as its distribution. Even if the job is fantastic, the description is strong and the benefits are desirable, if your job ad isn’t seen by the candidates that would actually be a good fit for the position, the whole effort...

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How Important is GPA for New Hires?

Academic student success does not always translate to success in the working world, so why are two thirds of employers still looking at grade point averages (GPA) to assess whether someone will be a good hire?

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Employer Branding to Attract Talent

Branding for customers is common sense, but branding for applicants? That’s a different story. Employer branding is the process of promoting a company or organization as the employer of choice to a desired target group they need to recruit and retain. Here are a few tips and tricks to make...

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5 Solutions for Hiring During Busy Season

If you work in recruitment at a manufacturing company, you already know that hiring during busy seasons is a major pain point. Bringing on new staff at this time of year can be a catch-22: you need skilled new workers to contribute to your projects — but at the same...