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5 Tips on How to Improve Employee Retention

Employee retention is a top concern for 57 percent of employers, according to a 2015 PayScale report. Hiring and training processes cost time and money, and as a result, turnover costs time and money. Companies would rather spend money on ways to improve employee retention than hire and train new ones. To improve employee retention,…
21 October 2015

4 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Recruiting For a New Role on Your Team

Over the last two years, we’ve made a bunch of mistakes hiring. It’s very likely that you and your team have too. After we reached 15 team members, our subsequent hires felt like a crapshoot. Even though our software helps other companies (and ourselves) with the hiring process, my co-founders and I couldn’t be sure…
14 October 2015

The Pitfalls of Hiring for a Newly Created Role

Your business is growing, and your needs are expanding. You’re hiring for a newly created role. You post a job advertisement and collect dozens of promising candidates. After a thorough application review, you narrow the field and bring in a select group of candidates for interviews. One candidate stands out: Their qualifications, skills, personality, goals–everything aligns…
01 October 2015

Your Product Pitch - Why They Aren’t Buying It

Anyone who has experience with sales, whether on the sales end or the prospect end, knows that the words “We don’t have it in our budget,” is just a lip-service excuse to gently get the salesperson to buzz-off. Unless the prospect is absolutely broke, or the item being sold is disproportionally expensive to their financial…
26 March 2012

What’s the big deal with Raspberry Pi?

The Raspberry Pi will be ending up in consumer’s hands any day now it seems, but many are probably wondering what Raspberry Pi is and why it is a big deal. While many average consumers surely have not heard much about this miniature sized system, those in the know usually are of the perspective that…
28 May 2012

We’ve Moved! See Recruiterbox’s New San Fran Space

As Recruiterbox continues to hire the best in tech and recruiting to match our business growth, we needed a bigger and better place to accommodate the size of our team. So, we moved into the SHARED building in San Francisco’s South Market. We’re excited about the change in location, and I don’t think we could…
20 February 2015

WARNING: Profession Undergoing Maintenance

“Competing for tech talent never gets easier, nor is it a perfect mathematical equation. Instead it’s about understanding your market, knowing what your current and prospective employees are looking for, and doing your best to create the environment that attracts the right workers to your company.” – Stacey Carroll, principal consultant at PayScale Carroll is…
09 September 2014

Tips for Building and Maintaining a User-Friendly Website

For many small business owners, building a website is necessary, but they don’t know where to start. Procrastination kicks in and before you know it, two years have gone by, and you are still emailing your clients as johndoe@yahoo.com. While this might be fine early on, a website establishes credibility for your business. Instead of…
18 July 2012

The Secret Behind Warby Parker’s 500% Growth

“Buy a pair, Give a pair” is the ‘do good’ motto behind Warby Parker, a New York city based fashionable eyeglasses company. Launched in 2010, the company already has over 60 employees and has recently shown a 500 percentage leap on its growth charts. Eric Markowitz from Inc.com shares more insights on the stupendous growth…
08 March 2012

The Science Behind Job Descriptions [Infographic]

How is a recruiter supposed to know what specific requirements a job description should have for a biomechanical engineer? The position might have detailed requirements laid out on a sheet of paper, but they don’t work with the position. It’s hard to strike a balance between culture and structure. Sometimes the description could be too…
21 October 2014