Is Technical Screening the Secret Quality Hiring Weapon?
It is not uncommon to find resumes and cover letters that stretch the truth of one’s capabilities. In a highly competitive market, it only makes sense that everyone will do whatever it takes to stand out – even if that means adding in a technical skill you aren’t actually a master at. For employers, sifting
Five Types of Pre-Employment Assessment Tests
Pre-employment assessment tests, when used properly, can be incredibly useful for giving additional insight into potential employees. They can help to narrow down the candidate list for a popular job posting, they can give some additional information about each potential candidate, and they can even help sort candidates for more appropriate roles within your organization.
What are Pre-Employment Tests and What Do You Need to Know?
Recruiting is difficult. While hiring businesses now have more access to quality candidates than ever before, this also usually means that unqualified or under-qualified candidates can easily apply for positions. The result is hundreds of applications being sent to almost any position posted and leaves hiring managers drowning in too many applicants to find someone
Hiring Mistakes – The Three Most Common Mistakes and How to Avoid Hiring the Wrong Person
Expanding your company can be quite the ordeal, and if you end up hiring the wrong candidates for a job, you will regret it. Sometimes you will get a good result from hiring a new person to your company, and sometimes you get a really bad result. You need to look at every incident of
The HR Podcast List: Top 8 for 2021
Honest HR by SHRM In the world of HR, there are very few people who are not familiar with SHRM, or the Society for Human Resource Management. They are known for producing excellent content around HR and this podcast is no exception. Led by three hosts, Honest HR breaks down all types of HR topics,
7 Crucial Characteristics of Customer Service
We spoke to our superstar customer service team at Toggl Track to understand the 7 crucial characteristics of customer service representatives. Here’s what we learned: Hard skills 1. Deep knowledge of your product or service Your customer service rep is the bridge between what you’re selling and your customer. They need to be able to
People Management Software: 8 Tools to Try
While we’re all about hiring here at Toggl Hire, we recognize that once an employee joins your team, that’s only the beginning of their journey. From managing their sick leave, organizing payroll and taxes, setting up training and more, there are a variety of activities for an HR team to manage and lead. Today, we
A Guide to Candidate Testing and Verification
The hiring process can take weeks, even months, when there are hundreds of applications to sift through. On top of reviewing applications, you have your own work to take care of. The good news is that, with today’s technology, hiring has been made a whole lot simpler. Online candidate testing software is designed to narrow
7 Interview Questions for Remote Workers
Hiring new people for a company can be difficult. Trying to find the right person to fit a role correctly after assessing the qualities and know-how of several candidates is no walk in the park. That’s where clever interview questions for remote workers can help your best potential candidates stand out for the rest, and
How to Choose the Best Free Recruitment Software for Your Small Business
Finding the right people in a normal year was becoming impossible. Putting an ad out on a popular forum like LinkedIn could lead to thousands of applications, almost all of which were submitted for every posting vaguely similar to what you need. The process got to the point where posting for positions was making it
How to Build a Technical Skills Test for Prospective Employees
The business world is a rat race, and when you are looking to hire new people, you need to make sure that you hire the most qualified person. You need to do it fast and accurately. Many applications today are completed online, and some have over 1,000 applicants for a few positions. Even if you