Category: Recruiting

Three Tips to Avoid a Bad Hire

A bad hire can cost a business a lot. It takes a lot of time and money to look for potential employees. Training an employee the right way can take a lot of time as well. If you are constantly hiring and training people, your business can suffer. So, how can you avoid a bad hire? Know exactly what the job description

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Human Resources: Running a Successful Group Interview

Does your Human Resource Department hire for a number of positions that involve regularly working with teams or customers? Or do you often hire a number of people at once for the same position? If your answer to either of these questions is yes, your team might want to consider hiring using group interviews. Group interviews are an excellent option for interviewing

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Hiring Mistakes for Human Resources Representatives to Avoid

Although human resources representative have many options to find qualified candidates, some rely on job boards alone to bring in the resumes. They also tend to overlook the importance of diversity in the workforce. Active recruitment through job fairs and putting the word out through social networks is likely to bring in people who are more qualified for the job. Other common hiring mistakes

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Human Resources: Employer Conducted Interviews

Interviews are a critical step in getting to know a candidate and determining if he or she is a good fit for a position. Interviewing takes skill, but it also takes preparation and knowledge of human resources law. It’s a fine line between asking a candidate appropriate questions and possibly setting your company up for a lawsuit. Here are some best practices

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Human Resources: Managing The Two Week Notice Resignation Period

For personal and professional reasons, employees will sometimes move on from your company. Resignation notice periods vary depending on your state and contract signed with the employee, but in most cases, it’s traditional for employees to give a two week notice. This time period gives the employee an opportunity to finish current projects and Human Resources and management to start finding new

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Increasing regulation makes outsourcing HR more practical

There are many reasons more small to mid-size companies are outsourcing their human resources and personnel management functions.  Human resources used to be a small part of operating a business, but has become much more involved thanks to complex federal regulations, the growing importance of employee benefits in recruiting and retaining good employees and increasing employer liability. Employers are finding that they no longer

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Outsourcing HR to Create the Perfect Set of Interview Questions

Interviewing a prospective employee is your one chance to determine if that person is right for the job you have available. In less than an hour, you need to get to know the person and make a decision about his qualifications. You want to make sure that you make the most of the available time with questions created for the specific job

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Human Resources – 5 Tips for Recruiting Top Talent

Human Resources is tasked with finding the best people who can fit seamlessly into an organization.  However, while seemingly straightforward, recruiting highly capable, qualified candidates is a challenge. Hire the wrong person and your company not only loses money, but negatively impacts morale.  Here are five tips for recruiting top talent for your company.  Consider Employee Referrals Taking advantage of a strong employee referral program can make a big difference in the candidate

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Human Resources and Outsourcing: Recruiting

Your best employee just left.  There is no one else on the team at her level (and frankly the manager doesn’t think anyone has the potential to get there).  Panic ensues.  Now it’s time to find someone to fill some really big and important shoes. Recruitment is a time-sensitive beast.  You’re sailing along doing your job, then BAM, you have an urgent

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Outside Focus on Your Inside HR needs

The day-to-day work of a Human Resources department is very time consuming.  In fact, many companies cannot reach their full potential because too much manpower is spent on logistical details.  If this is your company, then CPEhr might be the perfect partner for you. CPEhr offers customized solutions for your company’s HR needs. From recruiting and payroll administration to risk management and

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