Category: 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.

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Unable to Find Qualified Applicants?

Employers are facing an interesting recruiting conundrum: Despite high unemployment rates, there still aren’t enough applicants for a given job post.

What Is Talent Intelligence?

Have you heard the term “talent intelligence”? Talent intelligence, as the name implies, is the process of collecting, analyzing, and using information about your market’s talent pool, both at your organization and in competing organizations. This type of information helps a company better understand the available talent pool and make data-based decisions. Having good data […]

How to Use Structured Hiring to Build Inclusive Workplaces

A great hiring process is a business necessity and can be a major competitive advantage—if done right. It’s about more than streamlining paperwork and getting roles filled quickly; your ability to hire the right people in the right roles at the right time is the deciding factor in how well your business performs. As a […]

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Bad Hires Take Longer to Replace During the Pandemic, Finds Survey

According to CareerBuilder, the average cost of one bad hire is $14,900, and given all the uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, your company simply can’t afford to waste these precious dollars hiring and onboarding for the same position. Not only is it costly to replace a bad hire, but it’s also time consuming.

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Rethinking Preemployment Drug Screenings

A job in the White House is a dream come true for many young Americans interested in a career in politics or simply interested in the networking and educational benefits such a position can offer. But for at least five White House staffers, that dream had a rude and an unexpected awakening.

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Recruiting for Diversity

A common explanation for the lack of diversity in certain professions—such as science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)—and in managerial and executive positions is the “pipeline problem.” The idea is that there isn’t much diversity at the top levels of companies because there isn’t much diversity at the entry level, and these companies promote from […]

Hiring Is a Cycle, Not a Funnel

I’ve been fortunate enough to manage talent in both large businesses and smaller scale-ups, and during this time, I’ve been able to hone the hiring process and pick up on common patterns.

What Hiring Managers Need to Know About Recruiting Engineers

It is a good time to be a software engineer. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that between now and 2029, employment of engineers will grow at a rate five times that of other positions. With that much demand, it’s not surprising that hiring engineers is hard and likely to only get harder. However, […]

Artificial Intelligence in the Hiring Experience Stack Can Create Efficiency Without Bias

The past year has seen major disruption in nearly every aspect of our work lives, and that disruption was perhaps felt the most in HR departments. With complicated COVID-related reopening measures, furloughs and layoffs, facilitating communication, reevaluations of benefits, and the current rehiring process, HR professionals have needed to alter their strategies and adopt a […]