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,

How to Hire Guides

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

Talent Management

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

Hiring Tools

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

Talent Management

How to Handle a Bad Hire – 6 Practical Tips

This situation isn’t ideal, but if/when it does happen, here’s how you can handle it gracefully, respectfully, and professionally. 1. Ask around with their coworkers first The first few weeks of a new role can be stressful and it’s normal that it takes time to adapt. Is the hire really a bad one, or could

Hiring Tools

9 Recruitment Technology Tools all HRs Need

To help you find the very best, here are our suggestions for your recruitment tech stack – 9 must-have recruitment technology tools to make your job easier. 1. Toggl Hire Toggl Hire is a technical skills testing tool that can help you hire 80% faster. Instead of starting out your hiring process with a resume

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How to Hire a Writer in 2021

We’ve talked in the past about how to hire developers and digital marketers, so we’re taking a different approach in this post to talk about how to hire a writer in 2021. Hiring writers isn’t as clear-cut as you might think, and if you’ve never done it (or if it’s been a while), you may

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Must-Have Skills for an eCommerce Manager

The projected demand for eCommerce managers is expected to be faster than average over the next 10 years. Not only does this mean there is a market for eCommerce manager candidates, but you may soon find yourself needing one for your business. As the ecommerce  market continues to grow, there is more labor involved in


5 HR Events to Look out for in 2021

Get your calendars out, because we’re bringing you the definitive list of HR events to watch for in 2021. Disclaimer: The information below is accurate at the moment of writing, but make sure you check out the organizers’ websites for the latest, most accurate info. If you choose to travel to attend any of these