Easy Ways to Avoid “Ghosting” by Candidates

One of the most frustrating – and yet all too common – experiences for a hiring manager is to get some momentum going with a job candidate only to have them suddenly disappear and end the conversation. This is known as “ghosting,” and it can consume huge amounts of wasted energy, resources, and hours for… Read More »

5 Negative Effects of a Long Hiring Process

When it comes to hiring top talent, time is of the essence. More often than not, gifted job candidates are actively pursued by competing companies and recruiters. So, in many cases, the employer that ultimately wins the day is the one that can provide a streamlined communication, interviewing, and hiring process. Most of us are… Read More »

Top Methods for Attracting Passive Job Seekers

By definition, “passive” job seekers are not actively in the market for a job change.  However, these individuals are often highly trained and can boast of a string of accomplishments, both professional and personal.  The question is, how can you find them? Stay Visible and Well Connected Your own employees and networking contacts are generally… Read More »

Learn How to Network! 5 Tips for Building Better Business Relationships

You have likely heard it said that who you know can be almost as important as what you know…if not more important. It is a proven fact of business life that having a vast network of professional contacts can drastically tip the scale in your favor.  It is the reason top executives join numerous professional… Read More »

Three Things You Can Do For Your Job Search That Your Resume Can’t

While it is almost universally acknowledged that a strong resume enhances employment potential, it is often “soft skills” that can make or break a job search.  Simply put, soft skills encompass emotional intelligence.  High academic scores and honors are desirable, of course.  But, emotional intelligence during a job search and after hiring is a key… Read More »

Are Your Job Postings Costing You Top Candidates?

It is no secret that the U.S. job market is highly competitive due to the lowest unemployment in decades.  However, even given that fact, candidates for employment are available and new candidates enter the market each day.  If your postings are drawing little or no attention, it may be time to re-examine your approach. When… Read More »

Maximize Productivity with Employee Referrals

If the relationship you have with your employees is strong, you already have the basics of a good employee referral program.  Best of all, when you maximize the loyalty employees have towards you, everyone associated with the referral program can be a winner. Starting a Referral Program Rewards to employees who refer staff who are… Read More »

Make Sure You Are Hiring The Best Talent

Your people are your biggest asset, but when it comes to hiring, how can you increase the odds that the individuals you select to join your team are, indeed, your best choices? Prepare Ads That Attract Strong Candidates At Salem Solutions, we know the words and the tools used to attract strong job candidates are… Read More »