Quality of Hire Articles

  • 3 Ways One Company Determines If a Candidate Is a Good Culture Fit

    October 24, 2016

    You can have the most impressive leadership, the sleekest products, or world-changing ideas, but it won’t amount to much if your company can’t build a culture that attracts top talent and makes them want to stay. Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky cites “Don’t f**k up the culture” as one of the most important pieces of advice he’s received. And it all starts with hiring....

  • How to Optimize Your Recruiting Funnel for Quality of Hire

    August 17, 2016

    The graphic below shows you my take on the recruiting funnel and how to optimize your journey through it in order to improve quality of hire. Before you go through the funnel, however, it’s important to note that a great hire at the end of the process is only possible if there was a great job at the beginning. Without this the metrics won’t matter and you’ll...

  • How to Spend Less Time Weeding Out Low Quality Candidates (and Attract the Best)

    June 15, 2016

    Last week, I spoke with the VP of IT at a well-known company regarding improving quality of hire. He told me his interview process is first rate, they’re posting their jobs on all of the major boards and he’s upgraded his job postings to include videos, graphics and clever employer branding. Yet, the quality of people applying is no better than it was before....

  • 11 Reasons It's Crucial for Recruiters to Track Quality of ...

    May 11, 2016

    Measuring quality of hire, or measuring the on-the-job performance and the retention rate of new hires, is one of the most strategic...

  • 13 Ways Measuring Quality of Hire Will Positively Impact...

    May 4, 2016

    If you are a recruiting leader who has had doubts about the need for measuring your firm’s quality of hire or if you have had...

  • How These 4 Key Changes Dramatically Improved My Hiring...

    April 13, 2016

    Up and coming new business? Check. Best place to work? I think so! Great sourcing process, incredible records system (ATS) and my...