While technology was already becoming more widely used during the recruitment process before the pandemic, since 2020, its use has been ramped up significantly. In 2021, those involved in talent acquisition and recruitment are turning more often to technology solutions like artificial intelligence (AI), video interviews, and Zoom interactions than ever before. That represents both […]
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With several COVID-19 vaccine options being rolled out and more states opening up vaccine eligibility to all adults, economic recovery appears to be on its way. More people are feeling comfortable going out, which means employers need to bring employment levels up quickly to meet this rapidly recovering demand.
The overall unemployment rate fell to 6.2% in February—its lowest point since April of last year. While that number does not tell the whole story, it does indicate that some industries have begun massive hiring undertakings to get back to their pre-COVID levels. Hopefully, with the increasing vaccine rollout, others are soon to follow.
The transition to remote work amid COVID-19 was a daunting challenge for many companies, but the advantages of moving beyond the traditional office environment—from flexibility to cost-effectiveness—have become more and more obvious over the past year. Employees have been surprisingly productive from home, and companies have made it clear they’ll continue to rely on remote […]
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.
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 […]
Do you text job applicants? Some employers prefer the formality of e-mail communications, while others prefer the personal touch of phone calls. Many combine multiple forms of communication at the same time.
There’s no question that résumés remain critical pieces of the recruiting process. It’s arguable that they’ve become even more relevant in recent years, thanks to applicant tracking systems that parse their text to accelerate candidate screening. But what about cover letters? In the age of online recruiting, “text speak,” and short attention spans, do these […]
As HR Technology Week comes to a close, we want to take a look back at all the offerings and events that transpired throughout this exciting event!
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