HIREBOX BLOG

How to Be A Top Recruiter Using Marketing

This article is dedicated in making YOU a great recruiter using Marketing – and to help you develop a sense of competitiveness, attraction and even leadership, on the subject of personnel recruitment for your company. Whether you are a business owner, an executive or...

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Platform Update: Custom Test Links

05/30/17 In HireBox's latest update, we added the ability for any user to simply copy and paste a direct link to the test. This will help if you wanted to test every applicant by adding the link to your job application form, or use the test as the sole recruiting tool...

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10 Rules to Conducting Employment Interviews

There are many reference books on the subject of recruitment interviewing techniques. Many employers wonder what questions to ask, what answers are good or bad or how to evaluate the applicant’s reactions. Some “performance-base” employment interviews focus on the...

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Can You Trust Resumes?

You have started to collect resumes from your recruitment promotion campaigns. Depending on the job and your promotional efforts, you may receive less than 10 or more than 100 resumes. How much can you trust resumes to implement a formal pre-selection process? It is a...

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Why You Should Never Hire on an Impulse

Have you ever hired the “ideal person” who right after the trial period ended up demonstrating a “wolf hiding in sheep’s clothing” personality? The following case study (and true story) illustrates one of the deadliest mistakes many recruiters make when assessing an...

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Applicant Evaluation: Hard Skills vs Soft Skills

I discuss this delicate subject with at least one client every week: should you hire people based on their technical (hard) skills or rather on their personality-related (soft) skills? After over 25 years of experience in the personnel selection business, I, of...

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Pre-Employment Testing: When And How?

As much as the law may differ from one state to another, there are basic rules to consider if you want to use any type of pre-employment assessments to support your selection/hiring process. In this article, we will define when and how it is best to use such tools....

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Hiring: How To Test For Honesty?

Have you ever felt seriously betrayed by a dishonest (new) employee who, during the hiring process, was the “perfect” applicant – had all the talents and seemed to possess all the soft skills needed for the job? Honesty is a very delicate topic, especially during...

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