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#RedBranchWeekly: Recruiting and Beyond! 3 Top Strategies to Improve Your Hiring Process

You’ve probably heard executives say this a hundred times, but it’s worth mentioning again: 

Employees are your most valuable asset. 

Employees are the lifeblood of your organization. Without your workforce, you can’t:

  • Provide services
  • Create products
  • Plan events
  • Build widgets
  • Promote ideas

Or virtually anything else a company of more than one provides. That’s why hiring the right employees is crucial to keeping your company successful and productive. From hiring new workers to replace experienced employees who are leaving to ensuring your entry-level roles are appealing to the next generation, hiring is a complex and difficult job.

Read more: Hiring to Personas and Powerful Recruitment Marketing Tips

According to a study by Manpower, 72.8% of employers are having a difficult time finding skilled candidates, and 45% of employers are concerned about finding employees with the necessary talents.

Talent acquisition professionals certainly spend a good deal of time making sure they hire the right person. They spend 30% of their workweek sourcing candidates for one position, and one-third spend over 20 hours a week. Most organizations realize how important this process is in fulfilling the needs of the entire organization. 

Our client partners at Clear Company, Caliper Corp, and ThinkHR understand the importance of hiring the right candidates for the right roles. Here’s the best of hiring insight from thought leaders at these companies.

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Think HR: The Ins and Outs of Conducting Background Checks

magnifying glass over keyboard for background checks

The average organization loses $9 per day per employee, thanks to fraud and abuse — that adds up quickly. You need to know who you are trusting within your organization. Doing a background check could save you from bad hires, who have an absentee rate over four times the average.

Whether it’s fraud, violence, drug abuse, or even just not showing up to work, background checks can save you time and money by avoiding people who will bring these issues to your organization. Fortunately, ThinkHR has the information you need to run an efficient background check.

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Caliper Corp: In Case You Missed It: Top 5 Blog Posts of 2019

employees around a table discussing

Once you have employees, what do you do with them to help them grow? The critical part of setting your employees up for success is to give them various training opportunities that work best for them. 

Get this: 56% of HR managers believe training and development are essential processes but don’t do enough to increase training opportunities. Learn more about how to give your employees the opportunities they desire alongside a few different topics here:

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Clear Company: The Must-Attend HR Events of 2020

young professionals attending HR conference

Conferences are a great way to learn and grow, especially when it comes to HR conferences. So what better way to learn more about hiring for success than attending a conference based solely on that? 

Some great examples include: #UNLEASH, #HiringSuccess, and #TalentAcquisitionWeek. Find additional information about which HR conferences you should be attending in 2020 and more in ClearCompany’s latest blog:

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