Avoid the Work-From-Home “Burn Out”

2020-04-02T09:52:41-04:00April 2nd, 2020|Blog|

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, I was under the impression that working from home would be simpler and free up a decent amount of time, but golly was I wrong! While we may be saving time on some things while working from home, such as commuting, packing lunch and getting ready for work in the mornings, [...]

What we are learning and hearing about Recruiting during COVID-19

2020-03-17T15:21:09-04:00March 17th, 2020|Blog|

  By:  Christine Nichlos, CEO People Science By noon EST on Monday, March 16th, just a few short days into the COVID-19 lockdown, I had received three calls from clients concerned because they are hearing from their staff that outside Recruiters are aggressively pursuing them for new positions. In other words, their overall staff including [...]

Keeping it Flexible in Recruiting

2020-03-10T15:00:06-04:00March 10th, 2020|Blog|

Recruiting and hiring decisions are based on people, and people have multiple priorities to juggle.  Flexibility should occur in the hiring process both for candidates and for companies. There are important considerations that need to be taken when being flexible. It may be necessary to change a plan for an interview. This change can happen [...]

Build Strong Relationships With Your Candidates

2020-02-24T09:50:05-05:00February 24th, 2020|Blog|

Building strong relationships with candidates, from initial phone screens, all the way through to the offer stage is more important than you may think. Frequent and effective communication with candidates in your pipeline is one way to ensure positive, long-lasting relationships. The main benefit of establishing good communication with your candidate pool is to keep [...]

The Home Stretch in Recruiting

2020-02-12T09:41:02-05:00February 12th, 2020|Blog|

Sourcing for the right candidate for an open position can sometimes be like finding a purple squirrel with all the qualifications needed for the position. The phone screens are conducted, the resumes and notes on the candidate are sent over to the hiring managers for review. They want to proceed with speaking to the candidates [...]

When one door closes, another door opens

2020-01-24T15:29:45-05:00January 24th, 2020|Blog|

When one door closes, another door opens. Sometimes a candidate is a great fit for the company but not the team with which they interviewed. Take the time to speak with the candidate to let them know they were not selected for the job. Open your mind and listen to what they are looking for [...]

The Art of Conversation: On what platforms will potential candidates respond.

2020-01-15T10:09:12-05:00January 15th, 2020|Blog|

How often do you say to yourself, “Why can’t I get this candidate on the phone? They are perfect for this position!”  Well, let me ask this question. Apart from your friends or relatives, when was the last time you had a meaningful conversation on the phone with a stranger?  If you are anything like [...]

New Year, New Recruitment Techniques

2020-01-09T12:43:18-05:00January 9th, 2020|Blog|

We have now entered 2020, but how do you stay current in the recruitment pool for hiring managers? Focus on candidates who not only have the hard skills hiring managers are looking for with their open positions but the soft skills as well. Look for candidates who not only list the qualities on their resume [...]