Ensuring Disability Inclusion in the Workplace

by Veronica Blatt

Today’s guest blogger is Melanie Johnson with Sunrock Recruitment located in London, UK. Sunrock Recruitment specializes in identifying exceptional diverse talent within the fields of energy, law, and finance. As international headhunters, most of its clients are outside of the UK, attracting senior executive females. Melanie is currently serving on the NPAworldwide Board of Directors as EMEA Director.

Employers are legally bound to refrain from discriminating against individuals based on their disabilities. Despite this, global statistics reveal a stark reality: in developing nations, 80% to 90% of working-age individuals with disabilities are jobless, a figure ranging from 50% to 70% in industrialized nations (source: https://shorturl.at/ady48). Importantly, not all disabilities are apparent. Read the rest of this entry »

The Negative Effects of Backdoor Hiring

by Veronica Blatt

Today’s guest blogger is Wilson Cole. He is the CEO of BackdoorHires.com and Adams, Evens & Ross, the nation’s largest credit and collections agency designed exclusively for the staffing and recruiting industry. In 2008 he was inducted into INC Magazine’s, “INC 500” for being the CEO of Adams, Evens & Ross, the 307th fastest-growing privately held company in America. Adams, Evens, & Ross has helped more than 3,000 staffing and recruiting firms recover more than $1 billion in past-due debt and is an NPAworldwide Endorsed Program. Read the post below to learn some of the negative effects of backdoor hiring.

In the intricate world of recruitment, where companies search for top talent and recruiting agencies strive to match the right candidate with the right opportunity, a shadowy practice lurks: backdoor hiring.

While this approach may offer advantages, its negative effects reverberate across the recruitment landscape, impacting employers, candidates, and recruiters. In this blog post, we uncover the detrimental consequences of backdoor hiring, shedding light on its hidden costs and ethical implications. Read the rest of this entry »

Leveraging Third-Party Recruiters for a Competitive Edge

by Veronica Blatt

In today’s rapidly evolving job market, securing top talent is more than a goal—it’s a necessity for maintaining competitive advantage. Many forward-thinking companies are turning to third-party recruiters to streamline their hiring process, ensure quality talent acquisition, and ultimately, drive their business forward. But what exactly makes leveraging third-party recruiters a strategic move? Read the rest of this entry »

Fix Your Job Titles. Please.

by Veronica Blatt

I happened to catch a couple of different conversations on LinkedIn today related to job titles. The first was a post of ridiculous words to stop using in job titles and ads, while the second was a conversation about the use of creative job titles and how that may impact background checks.

Let’s recap some of the basics here: Read the rest of this entry »

Internal Recruiters or External Recruiters: Pros and Cons

by Dave Nerz

Hiring top talent is difficult and complicated. Making the right choices is critical to your business’ long-term success. So, what is best for your company, internal recruiters or independent external recruitment providers? In some cases, maybe you just don’t have the bandwidth to do search internally. In other situations, you can consciously make a choice. Let’s look at the advantages and disadvantages of each option. Read the rest of this entry »

Winning the Talent Wars: How to Secure Top Talent for Your Business

by Veronica Blatt

Today’s guest blogger is Rachelle Mire, senior account executive at McQuaig, a global leader in talent management solutions. McQuaig assessments are designed to provide a deeper insight into a candidate’s personality, cognitive, and behavioral attributes. With over 50 years of experience, McQuaig assessments provide a comprehensive view of a candidate and their potential to succeed in an organization while shedding light on the most important areas of employee development. Read on to learn what you need to do to win the talent wars.

In today’s competitive business landscape, attracting and retaining top talent is crucial for success. The talent wars are heating up as companies vie for skilled professionals who can drive innovation, boost productivity, and fuel growth. To come out on top, businesses must adopt effective strategies that matter most in securing top talent. In this blog, we’ll explore key tactics and approaches to help you navigate the talent wars successfully. Read the rest of this entry »

The Slow and Steady Rise of Interim Management Becomes a Boom

by Veronica Blatt

Our guest blogger is Andrew Thoseby of 1st Executive Pty Ltd  in Melbourne, Australia. 1st Executive is a boutique executive search, executive recruitment, interim executive and advisory firm providing custom designed people solutions for clients across a broad spectrum of industries on a local, regional, national and international basis. The firm’s recruiting activities are focused on executive, professional, technical and managerial placement for its clients. 1st Executive includes a growing interim management service in its business mix and has successfully placed interim CEOs, CFOs, sales and operational executives. Andrew is currently a member of the NPAworldwide Board of Directors.

Recruiters the world over have known about temporary staffing and contractors for many years. It is often said that a recruitment business is almost impossible to sell as a going concern unless it has regular income from temporary staffing. Around the world, this approach has received the attention of regulators in many different ways. Read the rest of this entry »

What Does Modern Healthcare Coverage Look Like?

by Veronica Blatt

Today’s guest blogger is MyHealthily. NPAworldwide has partnered with MyHealthily to offer access to complete health insurance options. MyHealthily works with 130+ healthcare coverage carriers across the United States to ensure the most plan options possible.

When it comes to the topic of accessibility of healthcare coverage everyone agrees there needs to be reform but cannot agree on how or what changes to make. The pandemic shook the globe and demonstrated specifically to Americans what the true cost could really be for those without health insurance. Read the rest of this entry »

Developing A Talent Pool for Your Company

by Veronica Blatt

Today’s guest blogger is Armaan Akbany, CEO and Co-Founder of Shortlyst AI. Shortlyst AI is an all-in-one AI-based outbound multi-channel sourcing platform. Shortlyst AI provides 650+ million professional database, automation and contact finder features to cater to the needs of modern recruitment. In this article, Armaan and the Shortlyst Team share important tips to develop a talent pool for your business.

When recruiting new employees, the hiring team will consider many candidates with different skills and areas of expertise. To make the most of this opportunity and attract the best talent for the company, it is important to create a talent pool. A talent pool is a database that includes candidates who have the potential to meet the company’s needs. This tool allows companies to easily connect with candidates who meet their criteria and qualifications. Read the rest of this entry »

Employee Retention: Strategies to Promote Job Satisfaction

by Veronica Blatt

It can often be difficult for hiring managers and human resources professionals to handle the complex task of employee retention. With ever-changing job market conditions, it’s important for businesses to stay competitive when it comes to keeping their best talent. In addition to offering competitive salaries and benefits, companies can also focus on training and development strategies to show their employees that they care about their growth. A solid training and development plan is essential for ensuring job satisfaction amongst current employees while attracting future candidates. Read the rest of this entry »

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