Overture Institute

Employer Branding Tips

How to Improve Employer Branding

Company reputation can make or break your recruitment process. According to LinkedIn, 72% of recruiting leaders worldwide agreed that employer brand has a significant impact on hiring. So, how can you improve your employer branding and recruit top talent? Depending on your budget and resources, there are a variety of approaches to developing a strong [...] READ MORE

Strong Professional Networks

4 Reasons to Hire Candidates with Strong Professional Networks

Companies consider factors like relevant job experience, education and skills when evaluating candidates in the hiring process. Should an executive’s professional network be considered in addition to those factors? Recent research suggests the answer is yes. Why should employers consider professional networks? 1. They Often Perform Well According to ERE Recruiting Intelligence, the strength of [...] READ MORE

Digital Resume

How to Update Your Resume for Digital Viewing

As the talent recruitment industry embraces digital strategies, your techniques as a job seeker need to match. Many companies review resumes electronically. Some have even moved toward using applicant tracking systems to facilitate the process. To ensure you stand out, your resume should be compatible with these practices. The Overture Group has tips for how to update your resume. Format [...] READ MORE

Improve Quality Hires

How to Improve the Quality of Your Hires

Improve the quality of your hires by rewriting your traditional job descriptions. In the rewriting process, throw out traditional skills-based descriptions and prepare a performance profile instead. To immediately save resources in sourcing and recruiting, start by answering these questions: 1. What does the person need to do to be successful? Specifically write out 6 [...] READ MORE

Phone Interview Tips

Phone Interview Do’s & Don’ts

With today’s global economy, phone interviews are standard practice in the first stages of the hiring process. Time constraints and lack of nonverbal cues make them tricky to master, but The Overture Group has prepared a guide for the complete Do’s and Don’ts of phone interviewing. Phone Interviewing Tips Phone interviews can determine whether or not you are asked [...] READ MORE