• What Not to Say: The Subtle Art of Keeping Interviews Appropriate

    Hiring is, ideally, all about professionalism. It's a matter of objectively assessing each candidate's skills and cultural fit to find the one who will succeed the most in the role. But we don't live and recruit in an ideal world. The real world is run by real people, who are messy and prone to making mistakes even when they mean well. They have unconscious biases that can influence their decisions in strong but irrelevant ways. The best recruiters and hiring managers ... […]

  • Recruiting for Rapid Growth: How to Scale Your Workforce Along With Your Company

    Growing your company is an exciting process — but it doesn't come without its challenges. For one thing, you'll need to make sure your recruiting tactics are up to par to get the right team in place as you scale your operations. The corporate recruiting landscape has evolved dramatically in recent years due to low unemployment, increasing interest in flexible and remote work arrangements, and […]

  • What Job Candidates Really Want From You (Hint: It's Not a Game Room)

    If you take a look at the career sites of today's hippest companies, you'll probably see a lot of photos of dogs at work, foosball machines, and employees enjoying free drinks. What you probably won't see are the two things today's employees actually want the most: more flexibility and better healthcare benefits. Employees' desires are evolving away from quirky but minor perks toward more robust and meaningful benefits, according to ... […]

  • The Boundaries Between Private Equity, Venture Capital, and Executive Search Are Blurring — What Does That Mean for...

    Private equity, venture capital, and executive search have always been intertwined at the intersection of value creation and human capital. Indeed, human capital is the most valuable asset of any organization: Without a team of talented individuals working in concert, it is difficult for any startup to succeed, even if it has a killer product or service. With such a team, however, the startup substantially increases its chances of ... […]

  • The Biggest Pain Point in Hiring: A Practical Guide to Planning On-Site Job Interviews That Work

    You and your team have reached out to potential candidates, conducted multiple rounds of phone interviews, and selected a small pool of finalists. Now it is time to plan for an on-site. Where do you start? Although the on-site interview is one of the most critical steps in determining the right candidate for the job, it remains the biggest pain point in the hiring process for many clients we've worked ... […]

  • Overworked? 5 Reasons to Outsource Your Administrative Tasks in 2020

    As a business owner or HR professional, you are busy. Your organization is growing. Life is good. But you're often overwhelmed, you are always exhausted, and it feels like you have way too much on your plate daily. When is it time to surrender? When do you admit you need to outsource some of your work — especially your daily administrative work? 5 Ways Outsourcing Can Help Your Business The daily grind of administrative busywork can drain your precious time and ... […]

  • 'Teaming' Is a Verb: What Building Great Teams Really Does for Your Organization

    Teaming is the most fundamentally sound concept available to help businesses grow today. It enables organizations to adapt to new rules of play brought on by a changing economic landscape, maximize productivity, use time more efficiently, and leverage the positive attitudes and unique abilities of each team member. It is important to note here that "teaming" is a verb. We're not simply talking about telling a group of people to work together. Teaming is an action; it constantly generates movement and ... […]

  • Regrets, Motivations, and More: 8 Questions to Ask Every Candidate Who Walks Through Your Door

    Welcome to Recruiter QA, where we pose employment-related questions to the experts and share their answers! Today's Question: What is one question you always ask when interviewing a candidate for a job? The answers below are provided by YEC Next, an invitation-only community for the world's ... […]

  • How to Align Your Career With Your Personal Definition of Success

    Article by Colin Darretta When I was working as a Goldman Sachs banker, I was accustomed to thinking in dollars and cents. As I progressed in my career, however, I realized that making more and more money wasn't exactly what I considered success. Without a sense of pride and achievement in the work, the financial rewards of a job can feel hollow. I came to see that my career […]

  • H-1B Visa Challenges: Approval Rates Are Down and Major Changes Lie Ahead

    H-1B visa petitions have been receiving increased denials from US Citizenship Immigration Services (USCIS) following President Donald Trump's Buy American and Hire American Executive Order of 2017. According to the National Foundation for American Policy, ... […]