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.

A 3-Step Structured Interviewing Process to Get the Right Talent Into Your Organization in the Age of AI

Bad hiring decisions have always been expensive for organizations, but they are especially costly today given the tight labor market and the importance of having the right talent in place in the age of AI. The strategic deployment of AI technologies is central to maintaining and enhancing the competitive advantage in today’s digital economy. The […]

How Can HR Departments Utilize ChatGPT?

ChatGPT has proven that it isn’t going anywhere. The open AI software is being used by all kinds of industries to do everything from writing stories to solving math problems to composing emails. But can human resources—a human-centered endeavor—really benefit from utilizing a machine like ChatGPT? The answer is a resounding yes. HR departments are […]

3 Ways Humans and AI are Working Together to Improve Hiring

Many companies are filling fewer roles, a major shift from the blistering pace of hiring that we’ve seen over the last few years. Due to economic fears and a job market settling from the pandemic-era disruption, this less hurried atmosphere has ushered in a trend toward candidate quality over quantity. Today companies are taking a […]

Workforce Shift: From The Great Resignation to a Great Talent Stagnation

The U.S. workforce is facing a critical moment of talent stagnation, marking a shift away from the disruption of The Great Resignation. Today, employers say they are struggling to fill limited open roles due to a lack of well-qualified applicants, meaning less new talent is coming into the fold. Meanwhile, workers are now looking to […]

Virtual Layoffs and Employee Rights – What are the Best Practices?

Laying off employees in today’s business and legal environment can often feel like a minefield and a potential public relations nightmare for employers. Layoffs are by their nature a complex and sensitive process with significant legal implications, especially when employees are working remotely. However, terminating employees virtually has proven to be even more difficult for […]

Some Business Leaders Welcome RTO-Driven Employee Attrition

We have previously discussed  the potential trade-off between talent recruitment and retention on the one hand and Return-to-Office (RTO) policies on the other. Many employees have expressed a strong preference for remote work, with some stating they would rather quit than return to the office. This sentiment has raised concerns about the impact of RTO […]

The Challenges Facing Gen Z in the Workplace

Generation Z is the future of the workforce. That’s not meant as some kind of puffery for this youngest cohort of workers; it’s a simple fact. Gen Z is already on par with Baby Boomers in terms of workforce participation numbers, and they’re expected to overtake Millennials sometime in the next 20 years. But many […]

Make Your Company a Hard Target for Job Scams

Your company’s talent is its lifeblood. Job postings for qualified individuals and other recruitment activities are vital to its operations. What happens, then, when scammers conduct phishing schemes to trick individuals into applying for nonexistent jobs you didn’t post with the objective of stealing their personally identifiable information (PII)? Gone Phishing In the age of […]

Social Media & The Candidate Experience: How Social Platforms Are Playing a Bigger Role

Social media has moved beyond just entertainment—now, it’s also a dynamic in reshaping career trajectories and empowering individuals in their pursuit of professional fulfillment. While professional networking platforms like LinkedIn have long been recognized as essential tools in job hunting, it is now part of a bigger ecosystem with social platforms that are geared towards […]

Taking Adverse Employment Actions Based on Background Checks

The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) was enacted to promote accuracy, fairness, and privacy of consumer information contained in the files of consumer reporting agencies (CRA). Employment background checks are a form of consumer report, so employers that conduct background checks on job applicants or employees must follow the procedures outlined in the FCRA. Failure […]