The Hiring Freeze – What is Happening? And What Can We Do?

The hiring freeze is resulting in layoffs and hiring pauses throughout the tech industry and beyond.

Oh, so you thought the workforce couldn’t get any more chaotic than it already was? Think again. A handful of big tech companies have announced huge layoffs this month. Thousands of employees are being left without jobs, and companies are slowing down hiring initiatives. This “hiring freeze” is causing panic within many industries – especially […]

Hiring Great Sales Teams – And Where You’re Going Wrong

Hiring a great sales team is hard, but it isn't if you know where to look.

Sales teams are important parts of any organization. These teams build strong relationships with customers based on trust. They help with brand recognition and awareness by being our companies’ loudest cheerleaders. Most importantly, they bring in valuable revenue that helps nurture the growth of our businesses. This poses the question: if we know that sales […]

Say This, Not That! 5 Work Clichés to Avoid Using in the Hiring Process

These five work clichés are major red flags to job candidates.

Language is important. Whether we realize it or not, the words we use are subconsciously setting the tone for the type of candidates we are drawing in. Words we think are doing the trick might seem empty in meaning to some. Or worse, they might actually be hindering candidates from applying for and accepting roles. […]

The Importance of Internal Mobility

Internal mobility is your best bet to get through the Great Resignation.

The last year in the workforce has been anything but predictable. The year started with a tsunami of headlines about ‘The Great Resignation’ and employees leaving their jobs in record numbers. However, the tides quickly turned and companies began laying employees off by the thousands. While both continue to happen, one thing remains clear: internal […]

20 Critical Thinking Interview Questions to Ask Candidates

Critical thinking interview questions are great ways to assess how creatively and logically a candidate can solve problems.

Critical thinking interview questions can help you to discover a candidate’s skills for critical thinking. We’ve collected some of the best questions to ask candidates to help you find out about their critical thinking skills.

Internship Hiring: How to Hire for Intern Positions

Hiring for internship positions is different to hiring full-time employees.

Disclaimer: Bryq does not offer legal advice, nor is this blog post a legal document. We strongly encourage you to seek legal counsel from a law professional to learn more about hiring for internship positions, and what you might need to do within your own organization. Autumn is here. The weather is getting cooler, our […]

Referrals: Are They Helping or Hurting Your Hiring Process?

Referrals are a popular hiring resource, but they come with their own challenges.

You’ve surely used a referral system as part of your hiring strategy before. Nearly half of employers say that their most reliable source of talent comes from employee referrals. It’s easy to see why – there are great benefits that come from using this hiring strategy! That being said, it’s far from a perfect system. […]

5 Ways Candidates Are Cheating on Online Assessments

Cheaters never prosper…or do they? Studies show that nearly 80% of job candidates lie in some capacity during the hiring process. They might give a fake reference, jazz up their job title, or flat out lie about their job experience. But can they really cheat on an online talent assessment? It depends on the system! […]