CareerPlug Hiring Resources

Need some insight from your favorite Hiring Experts? Take a deep dive into our resource center for blogs, case studies, and research reports created to help you make the right hires.

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Reference Check Questions to Help You Make Better Hires

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You’ve found the perfect person to fill your open role. They’ve made it through the application process and assessments. They wowed the team during interviews…

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Home Health Care: Recruitment Reality vs. Perception (Webinar with myCNAjobs)

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Today’s hiring landscape has brought big concerns to employers everywhere. Talent is scarce and attracting the right candidates has never been so challenging. But what…

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How Would You Rate Your Application Experience?

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Creating a great job posting and getting it in front of the right people is just one piece of the recruitment puzzle. Now, you have…

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Why Company Culture Matters and How to Strengthen Yours

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Hopefully, you’re a business owner that’s determined to create a great place to work. If so, you’ve probably already realized that a lot goes into…

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How to Hire 101

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Need to make the right hires but not sure where to begin? Check out these articles to get started or to brush up on the basics.

The Essential Guide to Building a Compelling Careers Page

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Your careers page's is the hub of your employer brand. A strong careers site compels job seekers to apply while a weak one…

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How to Build a Great Hiring Process Step by Step

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Here’s the dream hiring scenario: you have an open position and a perfect candidate walks through the door and charms you with their obvious talent…

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The Ultimate Guide to Conducting Job Interviews

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Interviews are the heart of the recruitment process. They are the gateway to what could be lifelong employees, great coworkers, and amazing growth opportunities for…

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Ask a Hiring Expert: How to Write a Job Posting (And Free Templates)

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Your job posting is your first official gatekeeper. Consider the fact that job seekers may not even get to your company’s careers page—they may go…

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Recruiting Strategy

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How to Create An Effective Employee Referral Program

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In our annual Recruiting Metrics Report, we found that one the best sources of high-quality applicants wasn’t job boards – it’s referrals.  This may sound…

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The 8 Best Untapped Sources for Quality Applicants

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If you’ve read our 2022 Recruiting Metrics Report, you learned that custom sources are a ridiculously underrated source of high-quality applicants.  We define “custom sources”…

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How We Hire at CareerPlug

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Take an inside look at CareerPlug's hiring process. See how our hiring process has evolved, what steps you should complete before you post…

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Recruiting Spanish Speaking Job Applicants

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As the Hispanic community continues to grow, demand for top bilingual employees is sure to grow with it. How can you stay competitive…

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Hiring Research

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2022 Toxic Work Environment Report

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Toxic work environments – this term was first used to describe literally toxic workplaces where dangerous working conditions and chemical hazards put employees at physical…

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2022 Recruiting Metrics Report: Benchmark Data by Industry

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In CareerPlug’s third annual Recruiting Metrics Report, we continue to analyze our hiring data to shed light on hiring metrics and trends for small businesses…

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2022 Hourly Workers Compensation Expectations Report

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CareerPlug is on a mission to help employers hire and develop the right people. As a part of this mission, we conduct original research throughout…

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2021 Candidate Experience Report

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Does candidate experience matter? As small business owners face a post-pandemic shortage of applicants to their open roles, it will be more important than ever…

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We host discussions with business leaders in a variety of industries on topics relevant to small business owners.

How to Stop Candidates From Ghosting (Webinar with Core Matters)

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Competition for candidates remains fierce, and employers are finding it hard to keep up and recruit the talent they’re after. Candidate “ghosting” has become an…

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How to Attract Passive Candidates (Webinar with Core Matters)

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What is Passive Recruiting? Passive recruiting refers to the candidates who aren’t actively pursuing a new job, but could be the perfect fit for your…

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How to Hire Outside Sales Representatives (Webinar)

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An outside sales representative can bring new growth and opportunities for your business, but knowing the right hiring strategies is key to finding your next…

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Remote Hiring: Creating Exceptional Experiences (Webinar with BenchmarkONE)

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COVID-19 has changed the way we do business. Many small businesses are adjusting the way they sell, the way their employees work, and the way…

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