New position available! Candidate must be willing to get screamed at and insulted by angry customers. Interactions include phone calls, face-to-face, or online chat – all of which need to be handled with poise. Candidate must keep cool at all times, ensuring the customer leaves every encounter with a positive view of the company, no matter how negative he or she may be.
While that’s not exactly what a job description would say, it’s the reality a customer service professional faces day in and day out. Customer service can certainly be rewarding at times – sometimes a simple solution can leave someone singing praises. However, there will always be people who simply refuse to be happy.
Hearing from HR and recruitment professionals like you is the best way to help you meet your hiring goals. With that in mind, we invite you to complete a short survey about your current recruitment processes and what you believe will be different in 2018.
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3 Hiring Challenges for Seasonal and High-Volume Recruiters
Hiring for retail is often easier said than done. When the busy season approaches, it can be difficult to find enough qualified candidates in a timely manner. That, coupled with turnover, can create a sticky situation when trying to build an exceptional team. Luckily, we’ve gathered practical solutions for these common retail recruiting problems.
Thanksgiving. . . it’s a time of, well, giving thanks. A time to break bread together, and forget our differences and focus on what we are thankful for. Unfortunately, according to a recent Nexxt survey (we partnered on with Chad & Cheese), many people would avoid the family get together if they could.
Recruiters, beware! In a recent survey conducted by Nexxt, 63% of job seekers said that they would rather earn less but live in a smaller, more affordable city. But don’t think that you’re getting off so easy, salary is still the first thing they consider when accepting a new job.
So how do you convince them that salary isn’t everything?
Picture this: you get into work at 6 am and are on your feet until your shift ends at 6 pm. You are exhausted from the day, both mentally and physically, and can’t wait to just sit down. At the end of this long yet typical day, would fixing your resume be your top priority? Probably not.
This is one of many reasons hiring for healthcare can be a difficult and frustrating undertaking. Between the fast-paced industry and hard-to-fill positions, traditional hiring methods can come up short when trying to find the perfect candidate in a pinch. Thankfully, newer, more effective practices are coming to the forefront, making it easier to not only find qualified candidates but to also get in touch with them.
Did we miss you at the recent webinar? The Future of Text Recruiting: Lessons from Liberty Mutual, Randstad Sourceright, and Whole Foods.
If you missed it, that doesn’t mean that you have to miss out on the info and insights that were shared—or the special offer available to attendees.