Social Recruiting

Common Hiring Techniques That Inadvertently Break the Law

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Many small and mid-size businesses use an informal hiring process. While most business managers know the basics of anti-discrimination law, such as not making hiring decisions based on race or gender, they may accidentally run afoul of these laws if proper checks aren’t in place. Make sure you have clear…

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Questions to Ask Employee References

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It’s a fact that you never really know an employee’s true potential or personality until they actually start working for you. The employee could give an incredible interview, you love them; you hire them, and then you discover that they have punctuality issues. GREAT. You realize that because you were…

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Where Are All the Good Candidates?

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You have an urgent need to fill a spot on your team. You’ve got a deadline. So far, your recruiting efforts have come up short. Your “No” stack is six inches high. The last person you interviewed showed up to your office wearing a t-shirt and track pants; they had…

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Illegal Interview Questions You Might be Asking

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Recently the topic of diversity in the workplace came up here at EDI Staffing. It’s a mission of ours to maintain a qualified and diverse candidate database, but we are constantly trying to figure out an appropriate way to approach the subject. We are committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a…

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Ten Reasons Why You Need a Recruiter

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If you are like most job seeking professionals, you may be having trouble landing the “right” job.  Nowadays, you are competing with various applicants, regardless of the position, rank or field. It’s getting increasingly difficult to impress employers with very little interaction and the growing rate of applications. So what do…

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Social Recruiting Strategies 101: Free Download

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In a study by Bullhorn, 98 percent of recruiters said they used social media for recruiting in 2012. Additionally, survey respondents claimed that the greatest opportunity for recruiters in 2013 is the “increased access to passive candidates via social media.” As social recruiting has become a popular tactic, companies and…

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Social Media is Changing the Recruiting Game

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If you had asked me four to five years ago how I felt about social media, I probably would not have had a clue what you were talking about. If you had asked me the same question just two years ago, I would probably tell you I didn’t like it…

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