Posts in "Employers"

Should You Consider Overqualified Candidates?

When you post a job opening for a mid- to entry-level candidate, you expect to be inundated with resumes from professionals just starting out, so it’s always surprising to find one from someone who is clearly overqualified. You may be tempted to write this person off as a simple misunderstanding or assume they just want […]

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Finding qualified candidates to fill an open position at your company can be quite a challenge, but that’s only half the battle. Once you get them in your office for an interview, you need to ask all the right questions to ensure they’re a good fit. The hiring process is costly and time-consuming, so you […]

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Attracting Top Talent With Your Online Reputation

In today’s digital world, there’s nothing more important than your online reputation. The Internet is filled with an abundance of data on just about everything — including your company. If you want to attract top talent, you must lead the conversation about your brand with carefully curated content. Entice job seekers with easy-to-find information on […]

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Hiring a new team member certainly isn’t a decision that should be taken lightly, but dragging your feet can cost you to miss out on top talent. A 2015 report from Glassdoor Economic Research revealed that the average interview process takes a total of 23 days. If your company typically takes much longer to select […]

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Hiring to Improve Retention

The average employee turnover rate for healthcare organizations is 13 percent, as of 2014, according to Compensation Force. If your turnover rates are significantly higher, it’s time to make a change to your candidate selection process. You may be inadvertently choosing people who are clearly a poor fit for the company. Learn how to find […]

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Your recruiter is responsible for the most important aspect of your company — helping you make great hiring decisions. Therefore, it’s very important to maintain a strong relationship with your staffing partner, to ensure they know your business inside and out. Keep adding the right people to your team by putting in the effort to […]

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Many employers make the mistake of focusing solely on technical skills when hiring behavioral health candidates. While these are certainly important, they’re not everything. Soft skills, such as problem solving, communication, teamwork and motivation are just as important. In fact, a 2014 CareerBuilder survey revealed that 77 percent of employers believe soft skills are just […]

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There are a lot of staffing agencies out there to choose from, but they all can’t give you the same quality results. When you choose a niche staffing firm, you’re able to work with a well-connected recruiter who understands your industry as well as you do — or maybe even better. Here are four benefits you’ll […]

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Employee turnover is more than just a hassle — it’s incredibly pricey. It costs between 30 percent and 50 percent of an entry-level employee’s annual salary to replace them, rising to 150 percent for mid-level workers, and an overwhelming 400 percent for executives. If you’ve noticed a steady stream of talent walking out your door, […]

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Competition to hire top healthcare professionals is pretty intense. In fact, there are currently approximately 6,100 Primary Care Healthcare Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs), 4,900 Dental HPSAs and 4,000 Mental Health HPSAs. Top talent has their choice of positions, so it’s important to know what they’re looking for in their job search, to ensure they choose […]

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