Category: Employee Onboarding

Does Your Candidate Experience Need Some Attention?


Companies are well on their way to filling positions and regrowing their teams since the hiring slow down we saw in 2020. As the race to find talent ramps up, recruiters are focused on finding and appeasing the needs of their perfect candidates. But recruiters need to look inward to make their company stand out…. Read more »

4 Best Practices for Adding a New Hire to an Existing Team

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You have a high-functioning team, and you’ve found your next great team member. Now what? The onboarding process is a critical part of integrating a new team member, especially when they’re moving into a dynamic that’s already well established and performs well together. Not only are they new to the company, they also need to… Read more »

How to Write Impactful Job Descriptions


64% of applicants wouldn’t respond to a job posting with a poorly written or confusing job title. And 60% find jargon to be annoying. Writing effective job descriptions is a challenging task, but it has a major impact on the quality of applicants your business receives. Small businesses can be especially susceptible to poorly written… Read more »

How to Improve Onboarding and Increase Loyalty

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Signing on a new hire shouldn’t be the end of the HR process. To increase retention and employee loyalty, engage new hires from the start through an onboarding process. In the past, onboarding was often associated with classroom-style training sessions. While some steps in the process may still rely on traditional training sessions, most organizations… Read more »

Calculator: What is the Cost of a Bad Hire?

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Use Caliper’s calculator below to discover the financial impact that bad hires have on your organization. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the price of a bad hire is at least 30% of the employee’s first-year earnings. According to the Society of Human Resource Management, it costs an average of $4,129 to recruit, interview,… Read more »

Hiring Doesn’t Have to be Scary

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The masked figure slowly approaches, its blank face betraying nothing of what lies beneath. You’re filled with trepidation yet, somehow, you must discover the true identity of this being. For if you don’t, you could end up making a bad hiring decision. No, this isn’t a scene from a new horror movie. It’s a scene… Read more »

7 Keys to Successfully Onboarding New Employees

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Hiring-managers, recruiters, and HR professionals are understandably excited when they find a qualified candidate who also interviews well. Depending on the length of the search, it can be difficult to resist offering a job on the spot. It may take a few anxious days, but, once all the hurdles are cleared, an offer is made… Read more »

Help Your New Hires “Stick the Landing”

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This SpaceX story is simply hogging all the cool, not leaving much for the rest of us. If you haven’t followed the event: SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket not only successfully deployed a Japanese communications…

(On)Boarding the Bullet Train to Job Success

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If you’re a business traveler in Japan, a tourist, or simply a railway aficionado, you may be excited about the recent debut of that country’s new high-speed bullet train, the Hokkaido Shinkansen…