How to Leverage LinkedIn to Find Top Talent

LinkedIn is an invaluable resource for your talent pipeline. And if you’re not using it, you could be missing out on the chance to snag top talent at a rate that’s faster than the traditional recruitment process. Even better, you can use LinkedIn to promote job listings for free. How do you make the most… Read More »

5 Red Flags That Could Mean a Candidate is Lying

Here’s a statistic that’s sure to confirm what you already suspect: a survey from Checkster found that 78% of candidates admitted to or would consider lying on a job application. In fact, the number of people who wouldn’t embellish the truth was so small they were a minority. Hiring managers are no stranger to exaggerated… Read More »

How to Write Job Descriptions that Attract Top Talent

Writing a job description is as much an art as it is a science. The good news is that using the internet that generates data produce unique insights, which help you write the descriptions that attract the best candidates. Statistics from LinkedIn tell you that: Shorter posts (1-300 words) generate 8.4% more applications Most candidates… Read More »

Contract vs. Permanent: What Hiring Style is Better?

The way the world works is changing. We use increasingly streamlined communication and collaboration processes. Even the practice of employment no longer looks the same because the same streamlining allows for increases in freelance and contractor work. Business leaders now have more hiring choices than before: it’s increasingly rare for every worker to be a… Read More »

Pandemic Recovery Tips: How to Rebuild Your Business

Although the last 12 months focused almost exclusively on the pandemic’s effects, the impact of COVID-19 on telecoms businesses is only the beginning. Changing privacy rules, geopolitical disruption, and the fast-tracking of 5G all compound the industry’s anxieties.  You can rebuild your business as the end of the pandemic becomes a potential reality. Here’s what you… Read More »

Top 5 Lessons Managers Learned from COVID-19

The year 2020 challenged every manager in some capacity. Not only did managers need to adapt to new risks and ways of work, but we also needed to do so while facing huge anxieties and issues outside their control.  Lessons learned in the past 12 months will stick with us for a long time. However,… Read More »

How to Sift through Resumes to Find the Best Candidates

Time-to-hire is a vital HR metric. Shortening the distance between the advertisement date and the new hire’s first day does more than cut out inefficiencies: it creates a better hiring experience for the candidates. Positive hiring experiences create engagement, which leads to dedicated employees. Sifting through resumes is the lengthiest part of the process. Worse,… Read More »

How to Help Your Team Reach Their Goals This Year

The dawning of a new year has always been the perfect occasion to reassess one’s career goals. As managers, however, it’s important that we seize this opportunity not only to make personal new year’s resolutions, but also to help our team members identify and reach their own goals. One of the primary responsibilities of any… Read More »