An organization’s HR team can create advocates out of any applicant—even the rejected ones—by ensuring each candidate has a positive experience. But too many organizations ignore, or blunder through the potentially unpleasant part of the recruitment process in which hopeful candidates must be told “Thanks, but no thanks.” Delivering bad news can be a daunting […]
About Roy Maurer
Roy covers talent acquisition for SHRM Online. Before joining SHRM in 2008, he was an editor and reporter covering state and city government in Indiana, arts and culture in Los Angeles and theater in Washington, D.C. Before that he was a filmmaker and screenwriter and before that a photographer in the United States Marine Corps. He has a master's degree in journalism from Indiana University and a bachelor's degree in film production from Columbia College.
Articles by Roy Maurer
Recruiters and hiring managers both dread the same scenario: After the first month on the job, the new hire is not the person who shone brightly during the interview and screening process. Maybe he or she needs more time to acclimate, but warning sign behaviors could also signal that a big mistake was made. Here […]
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