5 Helpful Resources For Businesses That Are Hiring

Hiring can be a long and arduous procedure involving many time- and labor-intensive steps, from attracting quality candidates to running background checks to conducting interviews. Employers looking to streamline the process can turn to organizations like the ones listed here for access to useful tools, helpful advice, and experienced professionals. If you're looking to acquire new talent, consider checking them out. This video was made with Ezvid Wikimaker.

Organizations That Help Employers With The Hiring Process

Name Description
HireRight Global background screening provider with regional headquarters in the US, EMEA, & APAC
WinterWyman Talent acquisition firm that allows companies to identify, attract, and recruit professionals
Challenge Factory Research-based consultancy that offers systems-focused consulting and learning services
Spark Hire Video interviewing platform that allows employers to save time and effort
Hire Dynamics Staffing and professional recruitment organization based in Atlanta, GA

5 Tips for New Business Owners

  1. Make sure you hire people who are a good fit for your business.
  2. Stay on top of your finances before tax day comes around.
  3. Learn how to use hashtags and other social media tools.
  4. Have a nice-looking, high-quality logo for your company.
  5. Keep all of your files well organized.

U.S. Small Business Statistics

According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, as of 2018

  • There are 30.2 million small businesses in the United States
  • These make up 99.9% of all U.S. businesses
  • They employ 58.9 million people
  • These make up 47.5% of all U.S. employees
  • Of the 294,834 U.S. companies that exported goods in 2015, 97.6% were small firms
  • Pennsylvania is home to 1.0 million small businesses, which employ 2.5 million people

Men & Women In The Workforce

The percentage of men & women in the civilian labor force over time, according to the U.S. Department of Labor

Year Women Men
1950 29.6% 70.4%
1960 33.4% 66.6%
1970 38.1% 61.9%
1980 42.5% 57.5%
1990 45.2% 54.8%
2000 46.5% 53.5%
2010 46.7% 53.3%

In Depth

There are many parts of the hiring process, from interviews and background checks to talent acquisition. Today, some companies provide services to make hiring more straightforward for others in our modern work setting. Listed in no particular order, here are resources to help with the employment process.

First, at #1, we have HireRight, a company that helps organizations of all sizes and locations efficiently implement, utilize, and refine their background screening programs. This company has global coverage and top data security with over 150 screening services that streamline the background verification process digitally.

Users will find a candidate experience checklist, which outlines practical tips to improve the job application and onboarding process for applicants. HireRight also has a blog dedicated to employment screening related news and education, as well as a resource library with recorded webinars, videos, podcasts, and more. This company is accredited by the Professional Background Screening Association.

This company is accredited by the Professional Background Screening Association.

Coming in at #2, we have WinterWyman, a talent acquisition resource that allows companies to identify, attract, and recruit professionals in the Greater Boston and New York City areas, as well as across the United States. This group specializes in accounting, human resources, technology, and administrative disciplines.

WinterWyman offers contract hiring for temporary solutions and contingency search services, drawing candidates from a network built over decades. This company has a blog with tips to help professionals on both sides of the hiring desk. WinterWyman was founded in 1972 and is a part of The Planet Group, an organization focused on solving business challenges.

Next up, at #3, we have Challenge Factory, a research-based consultancy in Toronto, Ontario. This company offers systems-focused consulting and learning services to provide practical solutions to today's workforce challenges. It also powers the Centre for Career Innovation, with programs and learning experiences designed to help organizations facilitate better career conversations.

This company offers systems-focused consulting and learning services to provide practical solutions to today's workforce challenges.

Challenge Factory offers a guide on the future of work, based on company research, to help employers take up a pivotal role in developing and implementing the ideas that will shape a better work environment. This group is also behind other publications geared towards transforming today's workplace.

Coming in at #4, we have Spark Hire, an interview software company. Users can opt to provide one-way interviews, in which candidates self-record video answers to pre-written questions. There is also a face-to-face video service that allows employers to share, rank, comment, and interact in other ways with the recordings.

In addition to interviewing software, Spark Hire has HR and recruiting resources including webinars, a growth recruiting podcast, ebooks, and more to help employers optimize the hiring process. This company's mission is to help organizations in hiring efficiency and effectively by delivering an innovative and modern platform.

In addition to interviewing software, Spark Hire has HR and recruiting resources including webinars, a growth recruiting podcast, ebooks, and more to help employers optimize the hiring process.

At #5, we have Hire Dynamics, a staffing agency in Atlanta, Georgia that takes a personal approach to hiring. Businesses may be interested in this company's talent recruitment services to streamline hiring and HR functions. This company's philosophy is that staffing success starts with understanding.

Hire Dynamics specializes in contact centers, e-commerce, manufacturing operations, and office support services. This organization interviews each potential employee and uses valuable screening tools to create a pool of the top candidates. There is a dynamic hiring service for growth companies to help clients develop a proactive plan and a system to identify and screen applicants.