Tips for Hiring Top Talent Part 2

August 30, 2013 3:42 pm Published by Megan Lunetta

Last week, we looked at some great tips for making sure that your hiring decisions bring you top-quality talent. But if that wasn’t enough food for thought, consider yet another Friday smorgasbord of tips for hiring top talent: 

  • Video interviewing is becoming a big part of the recruitment process, especially in the initial stages, in order to weed out those who are not the right fit. Fast Company’s article discusses how companies search for candidates globally and video interviewing makes the search easier and efficient. 
  • How do you spot top talent? This article outlines 8 traits to look for when hiring, including coachability, versatility, resiliency, and confidence. What traits do you look for when hiring for your company?
  • How do Silicon Valley companies compete in hiring top talent? Companies in the bay area host a wide variety of incentives to convince talented individuals to join their teams. Check out this article for examples of what companies offer to attract candidates. 
  • Once you have hired top talent, how do you keep them engaged and loyal? Mashable’s recent article gives 7 tips for creating a social workplace by providing perks, allowing growth from within, and instilling collaboration and recognition. 

Have you had to make changes to your recruitment methods or your hiring process? What tactics are you most looking forward to incorporating into your recruiting going forward? Share your thoughts in the comments below! 

 

 

 

 

This post was written by Megan Lunetta