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How to Optimize Your Hiring Process

Posted by Team Synerion on June 2017

A clever hiring process will give you access to top talent, boost productivity and help you maximize retention. To accomplish these goals, however, you’ll have to pinpoint the skills you’re in need of and the best approach for attracting talented professionals. Various strategies can be employed to optimize your hiring process. Here are a few of those:

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Topics: Hiring

Should You Hire Someone With A History of Job Hopping?

Posted by Team Synerion on May 2016

 After posting for a new position, a fresh batch of resumes arrives in your inbox with many great candidates. Some have been at the same job for 10 years while others have been changing jobs every two years or so, which is referred to by some as job hopping. However good the experience of the latter might appear, you don’t want to hire someone only to have them leave two years later or do the potential benefits outweigh the risks?

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Should You Go Internal or External When Hiring?

Posted by Team Synerion on April 2016

Few people enjoy hiring. While it’s exciting the first time, the tenth, the twentieth, and the hundredth time can be more of a burden than a blessing. One of the biggest issues employers face when hiring is whether they should search for internal or external candidates. There are distinct benefits and drawbacks to each tactic. So for your next hire, consider which strategy would work best for the position based on its unique requirements.

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Topics: Human Resources, Hiring

How Do You Know When It's Time to Grow Your Staff?

Posted by Team Synerion on March 2016

There are a lot of different reasons to increase your staffing: increased demand for product, rising customer needs, breaking into a new market. But many businesses can't truly tell when it's time to increase their staff until it's too late. Use these indicators to determine whether it's time for you to expand your staff. 

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Topics: Human Resources, Hiring, Business Growth

Interview Questions that Can Help You Hire Better Employees

Posted by Team Synerion on December 2015

We've all been in an unproductive interview where the standard "What's your biggest weakness?" and "How do you deal with conflict?" are asked. The interviewee recites a canned response and both of you walk away not learning much more about each other than you knew before the interview. Make interviews a more revealing process by tossing out those standard questions and using these six questions that can help you hire better employees

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Topics: Human Resources, Hiring, interviews

Are You Making These 5 Major Hiring Mistakes?

Posted by Team Synerion on October 2015
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What is the cost of a bad hire?

Posted by Team Synerion on September 2015

If you're just starting your search for a new hire, the possibilities are endless. There are resumes galore, opportunities for excellence and an excitement through the office about who will be hired next. Once you start the process though, you may find yourself less enthused. Potential hires don't have the right qualifications or experience, the interviews go poorly and employees aren't thrilled with the applicants. Do you hire "good enough" or wait for "great?” Before you offer a job to the next "good enough," consider the true cost of a bad hire. 

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Topics: Hiring

3 Tips to Optimize Your Hiring Process

Posted by Team Synerion on February 2015

Losing an employee can have a negative effect on your business. Not only does management need to contend with finding coverage for short staffed shifts, keeping up morale, and scrambling to redistribute employee job duties, but they also need to start the hiring process. When hiring is a time-consuming and frustrating endeavor, that just amplifies the stress level. There are the flood of unqualified resumes, the stacks of paperwork, and the miscommunication between departments. To optimize your hiring process, follow these three simple tips for hiring the best candidate in the least amount of time:

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Topics: Hiring

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