Recruiterbox Blog / Hiring Strategy


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

How to Hire in the Gig Economy

Advancements in technology are continuously providing people with new ways to make money. Not long ago, the majority of professionals worked a usual 40+ hour week in an office or traditional workplace. While full-time jobs aren’t going away anytime soon, it’s no longer the only option people have to generate income. People are now taking…
13 April 2018

The Differences Between In-House Recruiters and Agency Recruiters

Every growing company reaches a point when it will need someone to manage its hiring efforts. If there are multiple roles to fill, someone is needed to write job descriptions, source candidates, arrange interviews and prepare employment offers. There are generally two routes a company can go when it hits this milestone. The organization can…
28 March 2018

How to Narrow Down Your Candidate Pool and Make the Right Hire

When hiring, getting a lot of applicants isn’t always a good thing. Some job seekers just blast resumes off for jobs they’re not entirely qualified for and hope for the best. The recruiting team then has to sort through them all to find the handful who have what it takes to do the job. In…
07 March 2018