Best Reads from 2020: Improving the Hiring Process

Hiring

As the year wraps up, let’s revisit the content our readers found the most helpful in 2020. This year has certainly been full of unique challenges. However, organizations have found ways to meet the challenges prevented by Covid-19 and working remotely. Our most read articles from the past year show that the biggest challenges for… Read more »

Keeping Promises During the Interview Process

Texting

By Rhonda Werner, Recruiting Consultant – Partner Candidate:  “Wow, I really thought we’d have heard from X company by now. They said they would get back to me by Tuesday and it’s now Friday.” Recruiter:  “I know. I’ve left them two voicemails and an email and still haven’t heard a peep.” Candidate:  “If this is… Read more »

Advantages of Using a Recruitment Agency

Recruitment Agency

By Rhonda Werner, Recruiting Consultant – Partner Partnering with a recruitment agency has far more benefits than what you may see on the surface, which is traditionally just someone to fill their open or hard to fill positions. There are many more benefits of using a recruitment firm than just “find us a person.” Time… Read more »

Hiring in 2021 will Include Beneficial Workplace Changes

LinkedIn

By Alexis Stiebe Due to stay-at-home orders and online schooling, the workplace took some interesting turns in 2020. These challenges not only affected our own office but also changed the hiring landscape. The recruiters at Career 1 Source took on many new challenges this year and learned that challenges are an opportunity. We are hoping… Read more »

Show Gratitude to Build a Stronger, Happier Workplace

Employee Appreciation

By Alexis Stiebe Thanksgiving may have looked different this year. Gatherings were smaller and relatives may have been far from home. Even in trying times, there are small things that others do for us that make life a little easier. In 2020, we should be even more aware of showing gratitude and appreciation to those… Read more »

Hiring Managers, How Prepared are You for Video Interviews?

Video Interview

By Rhonda Caughlin Werner, Recruiting Consultant – Partner The speed of adoption of video interviewing has increased far more than most of our industry was ready for!  Most feel like overall it is a great tool and had served its purpose well during Covid and will probably continue to be used at a much higher… Read more »

Start Your Search Now to Prepare for Spring

Executive Search

By Alexis Stiebe Spring is still a few months away. You have plenty of time to consider making some new hires in the new year, right? Why wait? We encourage you to start this planning process early. Top talent is available right now and your competitors may be ahead of the game if you wait.… Read more »

Every Top Manager Needs a Professional Recruiter on Speed Dial

Hiring

By Kevin O’Connor, Recruiting Consultant/Training Manager Hiring and training talented people who will succeed in the job role and environment may be the most important task of a manager. Speaking from experience, carving out the time to locate, screen, facilitate interviews, and call references of candidates from a busy schedule of putting out fires and… Read more »

Job Board Risk: Is Your Personal Information in the Wrong Hands?

Remote Work

By Alexis Stiebe Online job boards are one more way the digital age has made our lives easier and more convenient, right? Not so much. In reality, job boards can be predatory, ineffective and a security risk. Do you really know who you are sending all of your personal information to? Do you know for… Read more »

How to Look Professional in a Video Interview

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By Alexis Stiebe Video interviews are quickly becoming the norm. In fact, many of our meetings each day have transitioned to video. As we become more casual with conducting business over live video, it’s important to remember that a job interview isn’t one of those day-to-day video chats. You need to present yourself in a… Read more »