3 Ways to Successfully Assess a Candidate with Little Industry Experience When hiring for an open role, experience isn’t everything. In fact, it should only be part of the reason you bring someone to your company. There are many other qualities that will enable employees to thrive and provide value to your organization. It’s also … Continue reading “How to Effectively Evaluate a Candidate’s Transferable Skills”

Why Accepting a Counteroffer May Not be a Good Idea When you’re just about to accept a strong job offer from an exciting new company, you may run into an obstacle:  Your current place of employment doesn’t want you to leave and is offering you a counteroffer. As many industries struggle to find the qualified … Continue reading “Accepting a Counteroffer May Not be a Good Idea”

Effective Communication between Candidates and Interviewers is Key The job interview is the first opportunity for job candidates and employers to get to know one another in person. It’s a critical step in the recruiting process because it gives employers the chance to learn more about a candidate’s strengths and weaknesses, while also enabling the … Continue reading “How Candidates and Interviewers Can Communicate More Effectively”

Are You Communicating the Right Message to Candidates During Your Interviews? The interview process is crucial for you as the employer and the candidates you’re hoping to attract and possibly hire. After all, this is not just your chance to learn about your applicants. It’s also their opportunity to fall in love with your company … Continue reading “Does Your Interview Process Communicate the Right Message to Candidates?”

  Most people don’t get much practice in the art of interviewing and, when the time comes to interview, they find themselves unprepared to do so. A person could have the perfect skill set for a given role but if they’re unable to impress in the interview process, chances are they won’t get to the … Continue reading “Preparation is a Hidden Process”

Strange coming from a recruiter right? Nursing leaders have always been in demand by employers, some years more than others, but that doesn’t mean you should accept every job offer that comes your way. As a recruiter who reviews hundreds of resumes a week, I commonly see resumes of candidates that change jobs every year to two years. Sure, candidates make job changes

Do’s Arrive 15 minutes early. Tardiness is never excusable. Clarify questions. Answer the interviewer’s questions as specifically as possible. Relate your skills and background to the position requirements throughout the interview. Give your qualifications. Focus on accomplishments that are most pertinent to the job. Be professional. Smile, make eye contact, and maintain good posture. Anticipate … Continue reading “Interviewing Do’s and Don’ts”