We hear it every day from prospective clients and potential job candidates: “Recruiters are a nuisance.” “They don’t understand our needs.” “We get too many resumes.” “They just want to make money!” And so it goes with any vendor relationship. However, our goal here at BCS ProStaff is to be much more than another vendor on the books and become a trusted staffing and recruiting partner to your organization – augmenting your capacity to source top temporary and/or permanent talent.
The skills shortage in many industries is just the tip of the iceberg for the frustration of human resources management professionals. They are also experiencing a serious lack of technology and shortage of data to help them with their talent acquisition initiatives. In fact, a recent study from Jibe, a provider of recruiting technology solutions, [...]
Finding a real star requires going beyond "Tell me about yourself." Here are the questions that will tell you what you really want to know.
The best way to find out if somebody can do something well is to give them the chance to do it. While this isn’t always possible at the interview stage, you do have the opportunity to get candidates to carry out practical tasks. Better still, have a conversation with them while you do something new together. You can see how they interact, collaborate and react to a new challenge. Generally, you can get a glimpse at their character.