Job Offer Letters: What to Say and Why They Are Important
So, you’ve found the perfect candidate for the position you were seeking to fill. Now what? Here are some reasons why companies should put the offer in writing.
Why You Need Job Descriptions
Writing job descriptions is an important step in planning your staffing programs. They form the foundation for many important processes such as job postings, recruitment, selection, setting expectations, compensation, training and performance management.
Conducting Effective Reference Checks
Conducting reference checks can be one of the most important steps in the selection process. Since past performance is often the best indicator of future performance, references allow you to talk to past supervisors in order to determine if the applicant being considered is suited for the role.
Using Co-ops to Meet Seasonal Staffing Demands
Are you having trouble finding good staff for your upcoming busy season? Many employers have turned to co-operative education placements to ensure they have high-quality seasonal employees. Co-op placements allow a post-secondary student to spend up to eight months in a paid position working for you.
Next Steps for Hiring People with Disabilities
Once the business case has been made and some rock-solid reasons have been established about why employers should consider hiring those with disabilities (e.g., commitment to excellence, strong work ethic, high job retention, decreased turnover, etc.), there are the next steps to consider. More specifically, the question for employers as to how to tap into this capable yet under-utilized labour market may need to be answered. That’s where Mark Gruenheid steps in.
Integrating People with Disabilities into the Workplace
The BC Centre for Ability helps interested employers tap into and hire people with disabilities through workplace training sessions. Some of these discussions start at the earliest steps of the recruitment process, including what kind of questions to ask (and not to ask), how to ensure an inclusive interview process, and other recruitment tips.
Problems Finding Talent? Head Back to Campus
More and more companies are focusing their attention on campuses to add human capital to their organizations and to lure the younger generation to replace the retiring baby boomers. Here is how your organization can be more successful with campus hiring and attracting a new generation of leaders
How to Hire and Manage Millennials
Learn to attract, manage and retain millennials. This group is sharp and capable, craving knowledge and success — just doing so in a different manner than what was done in the past. Facilitate the positive growth of your organization and capitalize on what is being referred to as the busiest generation ever. Your challenge is to get them busy working toward your business goals and success.
Employment of People Under 15 Years of Age
Young employees play a major role in the tourism and hospitality industry. Sometimes a young person wants a part-time job in food service just to earn a bit of pocket money. The part-time job can lead to a lifetime attachment to the industry and start many young people on an exciting career path. However, employers who violate the rules for employing children may face penalties up to $10,000.
Leveraging go2HR’s Social Media Outlets for Recruitment
Over the last decade, social networking has transformed the way we communicate with friends, family and business contacts. So much so, it has even made its mark on the world of recruitment.