Tag: candidates

interview

3 Reasons Why You Need to Focus on Behavior-Based Interview Questions

When interviewing candidates, do you find that the interview tends to get off topic quickly? Are the candidate’s answers not as robust as you expected them to be? Have you considered overhauling your interview process but don’t know where to begin? We have a suggestion: Try asking behavior-based interview questions.

black hole

The Applicant Black Hole Finally Needs to Disappear

I’m no astronomy buff, but recent headlines about black holes, star collisions, and ripples in space and time grabbed my attention. (In case you missed it, scientists believe they’ve found evidence of a black hole swallowing up a dead star, which occurred about 900 million years ago.) However, this news got me thinking about a […]

gen z

Recruiting Gen Z Talent Is a Lot Harder Than You Think

They’re young, they’re hip, and they’re entering your workforce. That’s right, we’re talking about Generation Z! And unlike its Millennial counterpart, this generation is utterly destroying the way you recruit. Are you prepared to hire this generation? If not, we’ve got some insights for you!

hills

Unhappy Employees Will Make New Candidates Head for the Hills

If new candidates come into your workplace and see how unhappy your current staff is, they’ll decline your job offer in a heartbeat, finds new research from Hibob—a people management platform. Even in a tight labor market, a high salary is not enough as 69% of candidates will reconsider an offer if current employees do […]

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Want to Make Smarter Hiring Decisions? Stop Ghosting Candidates

When dealing with a labor shortage, employers will pull out all the stops to attract and retain top talent. Yet, some employers are treating the hiring market like it’s the pre-2008 recession era and continuing to use outdated hiring practices like having a long hiring process, non-mobile-friendly job applications, and more—and then they wonder why […]

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Why Employers Should Stay Connected to Former Employees

Organizations like Deloitte, SAP, and Dell are implementing alumni associations and ex-employee networks to stay connected to their “colleagues for life.” And as many as 22% of the more than 60 respondents to a Conenza survey claimed that they have had alumni programs for at least 10 years.