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Guest Post: 6 Essential Interview Tips For Recruiters

Most recruiters nowadays focus on the interview itself. What I haven’t heard many recruiters ask, “What do you do before the interview?”

Like with any successful marketing campaign, there’s the pre-marketing campaign that introduces the concept and builds up anticipation.

Brian Tracy once said, “One minute of planning equals ten minutes in action.” To recruit great employees and be as efficient as possible while holding interviews, you need to start preparing before each interview.

Here are my 6 recruiter interview tips to help prepare for a great interview:

#1 Establish exactly what you’re looking for

Before any interview, you need to have an in-depth understanding of your company’s needs. Continue reading

With Cost Per Hire Rates High, Is It Really Worth Risking a Bad Hire?

Experts say that replacing an employee can cost anywhere between six months of their annual salary and two times that salary. Running thorough background checks that include professional and educational verifications can help your business avoid these costs.

How much does it cost to hire someone? Getting a specific answer to that question depends on who you ask and which sources you trust. But the general answer is the same no matter who you consult: hiring a new employee is not cheap.

The True Cost of Hiring an Employee

There is a reason that high employee turnover rates are seen as a bad thing, and it’s not just that they make a business look like an unwelcoming place to work. Continue reading