Category: Hiring & Recruiting

Recruiting is changing at a rapid pace. Some organizations are abandoning traditional methods for social media; some think software can do a better job than people.

The Amazon Example: Can AI Discriminate?

Instinctively, it would seem that using a machine, data, or artificial intelligence (AI) to review job applicants would create a process that is fairer by default. Unlike people, the machine doesn’t have subconscious biases. It doesn’t have feelings or gut instincts. It should be able to make judgments and comparisons solely on merit and create […]

Big Changes in Retail Hiring Says Report

The world of retail hiring, especially during the holidays is changing according to hiring data collected from the iCIMS recruitment platform, which processes more than four million jobs per year. For example, there retail has more job opportunities but fewer applicants to fill those positions. Check out the infographic below.

How Can You Hire for Personality if You Don’t Meet the Candidate?

Today we are pleased to present an excerpt from Dan Schawbel’s book, Back to Human: How Great Leaders Create Connections in the Age of Isolation. With recruiting technology rapidly replacing in-person interviews, hiring managers are beginning to miss something very important: the personality of the candidate. Without further ado, here is that excerpt:

Examine Your Interview Process: Is It Effective?

Being able to identify employees with long-term potential is truly an art form, and companies that get it right typically outperform those that don’t. The companies that excel have a well-defined system in addition to having key decision-makers highly engaged early on and throughout the interview process. Furthermore, companies that are successful in identifying great […]

How Can Employers Better Serve Veterans’ Needs?

Veterans Day is right around the corner (Sunday, November 11, to be exact), and what better way to celebrate it than to hire veterans to help fill your vacant roles! Here, we’ll look at the ways companies can improve their recruitment strategies for hiring this highly skilled talent pool.

Better Interviews with Value-Based Intuition

In yesterday’s Advisor we began to explore how you can conduct better interviews by supporting your intuition with an understanding of your values and learning how to recognize those values in your candidates. Today we’ll look at some details of how to use these skills in an interview.

How to Listen for Chemistry in an Interview

A candidate I was working with recently interviewed for a chief strategy director position with a rapidly growing independent advertising agency. He was excited about the opportunity and motivated to meet with the COO of the firm.