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. […]

Great Resignation: How Bryq Can Help You Beat the ‘Big Quit’

The Great Resignation has been tough on companies everywhere, but Bryq can help you avoid the Big Quit.

As we enter 2022, “The Great Resignation” is still something that’s on everybody’s minds. Millions of people continue to quit their jobs monthly and in record numbers. There are over a million and a half job vacancies and employers are panicking trying to fill them.  An air of uncertainty lies ahead of us going into […]

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 […]

The Candidate Experience (and Why It Matters)

The candidate experience is more important than you might think.

The way we treat people matters. As companies, we should make it a point to treat both employees and customers with respect. This leads to things like better employee retention and higher productivity. But should all of our energy be placed here? What about the people applying for roles within our company? These individuals matter […]

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. […]