Author: Krista Williams
Let’s face it. Phone screenings can be awkward. It’s equally common for candidates and recruiters, alike, to feel nervous.
On the one hand, recruiters are under immense pressure to keep the conversation going and impress the person on the other side of the phone. Candidates are in a similar boat, often unsure of what questions to expect, while hoping to shed insight into their strengths and talents.
That’s why its important for recruiters to choose phone screening questions that help candidates share their best stories. Here are 5 great question ideas from recruiters who, collectively, spend thousands of hours on the phone each year.... read more
If you’re a funded startup, in a turnaround, experiencing an uptick in growth, going through an acquisition, or on the cusp of something new that will change your business dramatically — hiring visionary people who can lead your company through growth can be a major challenge. When I worked at a well-known fashion company, the business planned to open 500 new stores within two years. I was tasked with hiring an inventory manager who could handle the current workload while making sure this person would be able to triple their workflow and amount of responsibility in the near future. Then and since I’ve worked for Seven Step, I have often had to figure out how to get people to trust me and inspire them to take a journey with a growing company that is more promise than anything else.... read more
Hiring veterans has always been a hot topic in the recruiting field. Veterans can considerably open your talent pool as they can bring unique aspects and visions to your team. These brave men and women, whom have fought for our freedom, can be the most highly skilled and experienced employees. It’s important to implement successful initiatives so that you can attract the most talented individuals. Our Strategic Directors, Michael Vecchio and Krista Williams offer insight on helping your company hire veterans. ... read more