With the move toward virtual interviews, hiring managers have to be careful to avoid not only the biases they might encounter during an in-person interview but also a whole new set of potential biases when interviewing someone in their home environment.
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Blind spots are just that—unintentionally biased perspectives that we all have, but are unaware of, that can cause us to make decisions based on misconceptions.
In 2018, the average time to hire for retail and hospitality industries ranged from 25–46 days. With company teams adapting to furloughed workers, less manpower, and fewer talent acquisition and hiring managers completing HR teams’ day-to-day requirements, it is challenging to keep up. From internal meetings to candidate interviews, all of the necessary communication methods […]
In the past, one method of recruiting talent was via career fairs, but now that the coronavirus pandemic has ushered in a new age of social distancing, how can you host a job fair while keeping your recruiters and candidates safe?
Despite COVID-19, there is still a push for global mobility, and companies are taking advantage of the trend by expanding their operations and markets internationally. As they do, opportunities emerge for employees to take on global assignments that many find both challenging and rewarding.
It seems like eons ago, but it was only January. That’s when hiring managers and external recruiters were lamenting the lack of qualified talent to fill the large number of open positions.
The employer brand is an essential component of your recruiting and talent acquisition process. A company’s brand helps define the type of culture that’s in place and showcases what it’s like to work there. A strong brand is vital for attracting top talent, but due to the coronavirus pandemic, is branding as important as it […]
The term “over-under” is often used in the gambling world. An over-under bet is a wager in which a sportsbook will predict a number for a statistic in a given game (usually the combined score of the two teams), and individuals will wager that the actual number in the game will be either higher or […]
When it comes to posting job ads, using generic job titles yield a higher number of applicants. Why is that? Because jobseekers are searching for titles they know, like Marketing Manager or Truck Driver. If you’re using trendy titles that align with your company culture, and nothing else, good luck getting candidates in the door.
A whole new class of college students has just graduated in one of the most chaotic and uncertain times in recent memory. As unemployment rockets to depression-era heights, this class will have serious challenges when it comes to being employed. It’s important for employers not to dismiss this valuable source of talent.