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Onboarding—the process in which new hires are integrated into the organization—is a missed opportunity for most employers, according to a recent study.

Full cycle recruiting means a Recruiter knows how to obtain a search and evaluate the parameters of that job order, negotiate the fee, find an ideal candidate, manage the interview, offer, and acceptance process, close the deal, and get paid within 10 days preferably. Today there are thousands of people in the business world calling themselves Recruiters who, ironically, don't know the fundamentals of recruiting!

A few years ago, it seemed professionals couldn't go a day without hearing or reading the word "millennial." Whether it was advice about hiring them, managing them, developing them or simply dealing with them, everyone had opinions on this generation's presence in the workforce.

Spend time up front to nail the right hires, and build a strong, cohesive team.

Interview Chairs

Hiring is hard, regardless of your industry or the surplus of candidates in the job market these days. In 7.5 years in business at Metal Mafia, I have hired a lot of great people for my team--but I have also hired many more who were not the right fit. Somewhere after the fifth or sixth bad choice, I decided I must be doing something wrong in the hiring process and tried to figure out how I could recruit and hire more accurately.

Here's what I learned and how I modified our hiring process:

In order to clarify your intentions, goals, and objectives when it comes to employee recruiting and retention in 2013, ask yourself these questions:

 

Interesting stats to consider for HR executives and managers.

Rave Mobile Safety (Rave), a trusted partner for safety software protecting millions of individuals, today released key findings from a recent survey that examined employee perceptions on workplace safety. The survey revealed workplaces miss the mark in critical communication and planning, and could be unprepared to meet the future needs of employees.

A recent and very extensive survey by Universum, the employer branding firm, (reported in Forbes) surveyed 1,200 of the world’s leading employers to find out exactly what personal qualities today’s big businesses are looking for in candidates. They were asking employers what they were looking for and equally what they were failing to find; so, this survey is a great up-to-the -minute snapshot of what qualities candidates must exhibit to raise the eyebrows of employers and make it through the sift and interview process. So, what were these elusive qualities?

One of the biggest challenges that your business faces is the challenge of finding qualified employees to fill your company needs. This challenge can be compounded when looking for individuals to fill temporary staffing needs. There are considerable costs that are incurred in connection with this. Using a temp staffing agency can help to reduce these costs.

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