Recruiterbox Blog / Hiring Strategy


15 Traits to Look for When Hiring a Payroll Professional

Most business owners understand that efficient payroll could be crucial to the success of their organization. However, with an intricate regulatory landscape to navigate, payroll remains a highly specialized, complicated process. Payroll staff must be able to handle the demands of their job, or risk errors, costly compliance penalties and, ultimately, unhappy employees. Build a…
28 November 2016

6 Hiring Metrics Every Company Should Monitor

Business data is more readily available than ever before. It can be used to validate ideas, inform decisions and improve processes, including recruiting and hiring. Hiring for an open position can be long and costly so it’s important to always be looking for opportunities to improve efficiency. If your company uses a hiring funnel or…
10 November 2016

3 Things Companies Need to Know When Recruiting Generation Z

If you haven’t been living under a rock the past five years, then you’ve surely read an article or two about Millennials. Marketers and recruiters alike have spent countless hours and resources on turning Millennials into loyal customers and employees. Unfortunately, all of this research will soon be irrelevant. The next decade will be dedicated…
07 November 2016

5 Steps for Creating an Inbound Recruiting Program

Traditional recruiting is reactive. The hiring company advertises their opening and hopes solid applicants apply. They might also blast emails off to qualified candidates they find on their own and hope someone is interested. Unfortunately, hoping for the best doesn’t pay off like it used to. Hiring has become very competitive and quality candidates have…
03 November 2016

Why Rehiring Boomerang Employees Might Work

Boomerang employees, as their not-yet-entirely-official name would suggest, are people who quit a job with a certain company only to change their mind and try to return soon after. As the number of people quitting their jobs has been on a steady upward trajectory for some time now, it is only logical that companies have…
28 September 2016

The Recruiting and Hiring Funnel: How to Get Each Step Right

The sales funnel is the formula for success in many companies. Each step is measured and optimized to ensure prospects stay interested and eventually become happy, paying customers. Recruiters can also use a funnel to hire great employees. A typical recruiting and hiring funnel has five steps that help companies attract, assess and hire the…
26 September 2016

3 Offline Tactics to Recruit Top Talent

Finding top talent is tough. First you have to think about structuring job descriptions and then it’s onto distributing your advert online. And that doesn’t account for the time it takes to find the right job boards to post the position on. According to the most recent data from DHI Hiring Indicators, an average of…
12 September 2016

How to Hire for Hyper Growth

Companies in the midst of hyper growth have some serious priorities to manage. They have to ramp up fast to meet ambitious business goals, please investors and sustain the incredible momentum. But every other priority pales in comparison to hiring. When a company enters the hyper-growth stage, they often need to add what seems like…
08 September 2016

3 Reasons Aggressive Recruiting is Overkill

We all know how competitive the hiring landscape is these days. The economy is healthy and companies are rapidly hiring talented people with specialized skills. Often times it seems like there aren’t enough qualified candidates to meet the demand. The prevailing wisdom among recruiters and hiring managers is companies need to be aggressive in their…
01 September 2016

5 Old-School Recruiting & Hiring Tactics That Need to Be Retired

Recruiting and hiring isn’t the same as it was only a few years ago. Companies are now fiercely competing with each other to attract talented candidates. The ones that are winning are using technology to hire smarter and faster. While there is no perfect way to recruit and hire, there are some approaches that no…
25 August 2016