It is important to close up the gaps in your resume. If you were out of work for a period, you surely did something: volunteer work, education, freelancing, etc.
Find out what expert recruiting manager, Marilyn Emanuel has to say about gaps in your resume.
Hiring new talent can be both daunting and exciting, because if your company is like most companies, personnel and related costs are the largest expenses on your budget. And recruiting top talent can be expensive, depending on the position and the urgency. Then add to that expense of a bad hire. An Undercover Recruiter report found that bad hires cost companies about $240,000 in hiring, retention and compensation.
Hiring top management-level professionals for your company isn’t easy because of the impact they need to have on the entire organization. That’s why many executive searches can take months or even years. And even then, with all the research and vetting, you can still misfire. A hiring disaster can happen to even the largest, most successful companies. In fact, the Harvard Business Review reports that only 19 percent of new hires are fully successful. We’ve outlined four ways you can hire top-tier professionals faster.
After months of searching, going through countless resumes and conducting a great number of interviews, you’ve finally found the perfect candidate. In a healthy economy like we have now, that’s no small feat. You know that this professional could add incredible value to your team, and you strongly feel that they’re a perfect fit for your organization.
By adopting diversity initiatives as part of our corporate cultures, we can begin to bend destructive tribalism into a positive force by opening our employees’ eyes and minds to the amazing value each of us brings to a common purpose. This isn’t merely “tolerance”; this is about truly embracing and respecting each other’s differences because it makes us all better for doing so.
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