How to Hire

Topics include: attracting employees, company branding, effective job postings, acquiring job candidates, interviewing, hiring practices, onboarding, employee referral programs, talent sourcing, the engagement cycle, and more.

Featured How to Hire guides

Strategic Tips for Hiring Seasonal Employees
Tips and resources to attract and retain temporary and seasonal workers.
Hiring Freelancers for Your Business: 5 Steps
Are you hiring freelancers? Here are 5 steps you can take to set up a hiring process that will match your company with the right talent.
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How to Build a Talent Pipeline in 5 Steps
Could your company benefit from having a constant pool of talented candidates year round? Here's how to build a talent pipeline to meet your needs.
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5 Steps for Creating a Returnship Program
Will a returnship program work for your company? Here you'll learn what a returnship is, what it can do for you, and the right steps to take to set one up.
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How to Rehire Boomerang Employees
If you're looking to rehire boomerang employees, there are a few key areas to focus on. Here are the best practices you'll need to ensure a smooth return.
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Why Job Ghosting Candidates is Bad for Business—and How to Avoid It
Job ghosting applicants may be on the rise, but it’s bad for business, bad for your brand, and easy to avoid. Learn how.

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Monster And Google Explode Job Ad Visibility

This partnership means employers get even more bang per buck and broader reach.

Blockchain Technology and the Hiring Process

Though blockchain’s applications for HR are currently in the theoretical stage, learn how it could affect talent hiring.

Recycled Job Ads Are Not Marketing Tools

Here’s what to keep in mind as you compose some of the most important prose that your company puts forward.

Attracting Candidates Despite A Long Commute

Longer travel times tend to be a hindrance in luring and retaining top talent. What can you do?

Job Seeker Turn Offs

Believe it or not, your recruiting methods could be scaring away potential candidates and priceless talent. Any of these seem familiar?

Why you Should Consider a Customized Recruitment Strategy

Recruitment considerations to keep in mind when communicating with different industries – from retail to financial, tech and creative.

How To Fill a Hard To Fill Job In Your Organization

What do you do when you have a “cursed” role within your organisation that cannot be eliminated and it is so hard to fill?

Should Companies Be Heading Towards Blind Recruitment?

Can blind auditions (like The Voice) translate to corporate recruiting and, more importantly, should they?

Avoid Hiring Incorrectly

Here are some suggestions for you to consider if you ever find yourself in such a situation

Why Your Small Business Needs A Virtual Assistant

You need an extra hand when you run a small business. Someone to make a few sales calls, order supplies that run low and do your weekly bookkeeping?But what if you can’t afford to hire a full-time employee yet?

Why You Need to Be Investing in Mobile Recruitment

If your company is not ready to embrace mobile recruitment, well, this article will demonstrate how much trouble you really are in.

Supercharge Your Technical Recruiting With Talent Bin.

As talent scarcity, diversity hiring and social media converge, improve IT sourcing with leading-edge tools.

Meet Yuccies: The New Millennial You Need to Know About

What are the Yuccies? Learn about this millennial subset and great tips on how to market your brand to them.

Why Modern Companies Have Changed the Way they Recruit

Monster explores the reasons why recruitment has evolved and why companies should follow the new trends in recruitment in order to attract the best talent.

Hiring Grant Programs for Recent Grads

What types of industries and positions the federal and provincial governments are interested in promoting as future growth engines of the economy?

Affordable Applicant Tracking And Talent Management Systems

So much of the recruiting and employee development process can be automated today. Smaller employers no longer have to review, sort and rank resumes manually. Learn more.