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6 Strategies to Improve Your Hiring Process

You need to hire – which means you’re growing (awesome) , you lost a great employee to a competitor (not so great) or the person you had hired for the role just wasn’t the right fit (painful). Turnover, for whatever reason, is one of the most dreaded things in any organization. Losing a valued employee to another company or having to replace a hire that didn’t work out can be extremely costly, with many studies calculating the cost at 1.5-2x the departing person’s yearly salary. How can losing a single employee be this expensive? Here’s just a few of the costs associated with turnover…

10 Hottest Tech Skills for 2017

New research by HiringSolved uncovered the top most in-demand technology skills for 2017. HiringSolved used data from more than 10,000 public profiles for tech workers hired or promoted into new positions in 2016 and the first two months of 2017 in Silicon Valley to paint a portrait of the most wanted tech employee.

WORK FROM HOME: EXPERTS SHARE THE HONEST TRUTH TO BE SUCCESSFUL

If you are looking for a remote job, I would recommend narrowing your search to jobs and companies where that would be possible, then asking for a day or two a week remote after you have proven yourself in 6-12 months. Asking in an interview about a company’s remote work policy is also a great way to help make a decision when an offer comes in.

Hiring Strategies for Rockstar Tech Managers

The hiring process can be surprisingly similar to dating: even when you like someone, unless they return the feelings then it won’t get past the first interview. Through our yearly research, we’ve compiled a list of the best ways to attract – and retain – the candidates you want. Avoid rookie mistakes and gain the skills to woo your dream candidate.

Why employees resist change – even when it’s good for them – People HR Blog

“Change is not something that should be forced onto employees by management” says Elizabeth Becker, client partner at PROTECH. “Instead, employees should be involved in the planning and implementation of change. This allows management to enact changes in a way that improves the working environment, while improving organisational efficiency.”