Recruiterbox Blog / Hiring Strategy


The Complete Guide to Employee Onboarding

Whether or not you’ve ever gone through a formal onboarding process, you’re probably familiar with all the questions that come with a new job. Day one brings equal parts excitement and uncertainty. You walk into the workplace full of questions like: Where do I go? What should I work on first? How do I get…
17 March 2020

Hiring in a Candidate’s Market

The United States economy is currently in great shape. It’s doing so well in fact, that we’re near “full employment.” For every 100 Americans who want a job, more than 96 of them are employed.  While this is positive news in almost every way, it does mean there is a shortage of qualified candidates for…
20 August 2019

Prevent Ghosting: Why Candidate Experience Matters Now More Than Ever

A few months ago, a Wall Street Journal article about candidates and new hires “ghosting” recruiters was all the talk on LinkedIn. If you’re unfamiliar with the term, it comes from the world of online dating and refers to when a person abruptly ceases all contact with someone they had previously expressed interest in. It’s…
22 April 2019

Employee Wellness Trends Impacting the Hiring Process

When companies first introduced wellness programs, you saw more office gyms, nutrition counseling, and smoking cessation programs. But now, wellness in the workplace extends far beyond physical health, as employers are putting more of a focus on mental health and creating a positive atmosphere. New wellness programs are also geared toward career development and higher…
17 September 2018

How to Get a Human Resources (HR) Job

Every business with employees has human resources responsibilities. Insurance, time off and other benefits must be provided to the staff. Company policies and standards have to be clearly outlined. New employees must be recruited, hired and onboarded. And all along, there are numerous employment laws to comply with. The business owner can handle these tasks…
27 July 2018

What are Pre-Employment Background Checks and Why are They Important?

Hiring a new employee is a big investment for a company. The hope is they’ll be with the organization for a long time and continuously deliver great work that positively impacts the business. Unfortunately, bad hires happen. The best-case scenario is you quickly realize your mistake and the person moves on before they can do…
18 July 2018

Is Summer a Good Time of Year to Hire?

Just like the weather, hiring trends change with the seasons. The new year tends to start with a bang as many companies have a fresh budget to spend. The fall months are also regarded as a peak hiring season before slowing down during the winter holiday season. And spring is generally viewed as a consistent…
21 June 2018

Hiring Lessons from Jeff Bezos and Amazon

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is a very rich man. In fact, he’s currently the wealthiest person in the world according to Forbes’ most recent list. Bezos comes from humble beginnings. He left his job on Wall Street in 1993 to launch Amazon, which originally focused on selling only books online. It was successful…
23 May 2018

What to Know When Hiring Recent College Graduates

As graduation season comes and goes, another class of young professionals will soon be entering the job market. Recruiters will have a whole new group of 20-somethings to hire for entry-level jobs and groom for career success. You’re likely already familiar with how Millennials and Generation Z differ from the older professionals in your workplace.…
11 May 2018

How to Hire a Designer

Designers play an integral role in many companies’ operations. They guide potential customers to the right information, help users get the most out of the product and bring the brand to life. Most companies need to work with a designer in some capacity. If your organization only has the occasional design project – like website…
25 April 2018