HR Kitchen

Your source for ideas and best practices in hiring and HR

  • How to Hire the Best Candidate (Not Just the Best Interviewer)

    You’ve screened dozens of applicants, vetted a select few through multiple stages of your hiring process, and now you’re down to the final two candidates. First there is Sarah. Interviewing her is like playing a great game of tennis. You serve the question and she smashes it right back with a well-crafted answer. At times your …

  • Want to Reduce Employee Turnover? Focus on Management

    Turnover is costly, turnover is expensive. We hear it over and over. We look for solutions: hire smarter, not faster. Onboard employees to ensure they stay with the company. Some of these strategies work, others do not. To reduce employee turnover, you need executive-level buy-in to mitigate the human losses that translate into losses in production, …

  • How Glassdoor Changed the Hiring Landscape [Infographic]

    Glassdoor is an employment job site that offers a host of features and options for prospective job seekers, as well as employers. This job site has more website traffic compared to other job sites like CareerBuilder, LinkedIn, Indeed, and Monster. Glassdoor allows job seekers to read reviews left by other people about companies, their interview …

  • Employee Onboarding 101: From Day 0 to Day 90 and Beyond

    Employee onboarding is one of the hottest topics in the HR community, and for good reason. Hiring staff is costly and time consuming. There’s nothing more satisfying to an HR pro than filling that spot and creating a brand spanking new employee file. There’s nothing more frustrating than having to do it all over again, …

  • 3 Ways Facebook Recruits and Hires the Best Candidates

    Facebook receives somewhere in the ballpark of 250,000 job applications each year. With so many applicants, narrowing down the candidate pool is no easy task. But Mark Zuckerberg’s litmus test is really pretty simple: “I will only hire someone to work directly for me if I would work for that person.” That’s what he told …