Busting Five Myths About Employee Referral Programs


How can you get the most of your professional network when hiring? The answer is employee referrals.

Five Myths About Employee ReferralsIn a recent blog post by Heather Huhman for BusinessInsider.com, she busted a few of the myths of employee referrals. In the piece, she reminds readers that employee referrals provide better workers, as well as loyal employees who stay with the company longer than the average outside hire.

The sad thing is that despite evidence employee referrals are a powerful recruitment tool, many organizations remain skeptical.

If these companies can only see referrals in a new light, they will not only gain more candidates, but also a wider range of quality candidates from which to choose.

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Two Hiring Secrets You Need to Know NOW!


It is no secret that everyone wants to be hiring the best talent and spend less time and money doing so.

Most companies will agree that their recruitment, hiring and onboarding processes are painful, falling far behind where they should be.

Hiring Secrets You Need to Know NowHas your organization made the decision for superior, smarter hiring in the coming months? Maybe it is time for a recruitment makeover!

First, cast a critical eye to the recruitment process; no holes barred! It just might be just the thing to start saving time and money.

In a world where innovation has made recruitment and hiring easy, many companies are unable (or unwilling) to take advantage of recent innovations in recruitment. A recent study by ACT Bridge found 56 percent of U.S. employers don’t even take enough time to assess their return on investment for locating and developing talent.

Could it be that they don’t care who they hire?

Crunching the numbers, you can quickly see that companies need a better way to cut costs associated with traditional hiring. Another survey, this time by the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), shows the cost-per-hire for mid-size companies (those with over 1,000 employees) is $4,285.

Human Resources: Free live ovation demoAn organization that size should expect to hire over 550 people every year. That is around $2.4 million annually on recruiting alone. There’s got to be a better way to find the best talent.

Well, there is! Two secrets to cutting down your search time for the right candidate, saving some money along the way: Continue reading “Two Hiring Secrets You Need to Know NOW!”

Referral Madness!


Learn how employee referral programs turn good employees into great recruiters and grow your bottom line!
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Frequently, the best hires come from pre qualified candidates, and referrals have consistently been a primary source of high-quality potential employees.

How can business make the most of this winning recruitment strategy?

A recruitment system that includes an employee referral program!

Encouraging employees to source potential candidates for open positions from existing social platforms and professional networks will ensure a steady stream of referrals and hiring leads. The best programs provide employees an incentive – often a cash bonus or other reward – for suggesting candidates who turn into new hires.
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