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How Much Truth Is There to a Reference Check?

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Some employers are weary of reference checks because they’ve been burned in the past; a misleading glowing reference that ultimately led to the hiring of a subpar employee. According to a 2013 CareerBuilder survey, 27 percent of employers report that a single bad hire can cost more than $50,000. With this conflicting information, how much stock should hiring managers place in reference checks? 

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The Most Common Misconception about Talent Acquisition Strategies

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The phrase talent acquisition gets thrown around a lot in the staffing and recruiting industry. What we’ve found though, is not everyone is on the same page when it comes to defining what it actually means. Human resources claims to manage talent acquisition, however, it does not fully recognize that recruiting is only one piece of the talent acquisition puzzle.

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Is This the End of Traditional Recruiting?

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Ever since the recruitment process went social, the standards, strategies and practices have changed to adapt with the times. The increased use and accessibility of social media platforms has opened the virtual flood gates for the commercialization of these technologies. Businesses have found a new way to interact and promote themselves to their target audience; and it’s quick and cheap.

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Measuring New Hire Performance Improves Recruiting Efforts

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If your hiring process is more ‘Seuss-ical’ than it is sensible, then it might go something like this, “Hiring quality stinks vs. what management thinks, they don’t ask us on the line, so everything seems fine.”  As silly as that may sound, the fact of the matter is, one of today’s biggest talent acquisition challenges is maintaining effective quality of hire practices.

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