When is the right time to incorporate pre-employment screening into the human resources hiring procedure? The time is NOW! Hiring talent is critical to a company’s long-term health; you just cannot afford to make a poor hire! These are a few statistics, to emphasize the importance of background checks as a regular part of the hiringContinue reading “When to Require Pre-employment Screening? NOW!”
Monthly Archives: August 2012
HR software company Workday Files for IPO
Human Resources management software company Workday filed a $400 million initial public offering request with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Workday is a leading source of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) HR programs. The seven-year-old company uses cloud-based software to manage payroll, recruiting, onboarding, and company accounting.
Effective Use of Social Media in Hiring
With the rise of social media, businesses have access to more information than ever. Online platforms offer so much potential for a company; including valuation of current clients and customers, reaching new and emerging markets. Employers are also using social media to investigate the profiles of job candidates, which opens a door to many humanContinue reading “Effective Use of Social Media in Hiring”
Companies plan to spend more on HR technology
Read the original article here. By Andrea Marie-Petrou for ChannelBizUK Companies plan to up their spending on HR (human resources) technology in the next year, to continue growth and improve efficiency in the face of a challenging economic environment, research has found.
Six in 10 Companies Conduct Video Job Interviews
Job seekers may find the next opportunity without leaving home, through video interviews. A new study by OfficeTeam found a majority of human resources (HR) managers—63 percent—said their company conducts job interviews via video. This is a massive increase from last year, when only 14 percent had said they went online to interview candidates.