Technology and remote work have changed the opportunities for cheating in the hiring funnel—we’ve all heard horror stories of the wrong person showing up on day 1 after the person’s camera stayed off for the interview process. But these are exceptions to the rule. Most often, candidates are acting in good faith, trying to secure […]
With the vast amount of available technology today, it’s not surprising that recruiters are relying on tech to streamline the hiring process. As someone who’s spent 30 years working primarily with tech firms, I get it: Technology is valuable and useful. It’s brought success to many companies and helped them save time and money. But […]
Work should work for us all. Instead, we’re seeing women report increased feelings of exhaustion and burnout. Women still get paid less than men. Women — especially women of color — receive promotions at a lower rate than men. And women in senior leadership are 1.5 times more likely to consider downshifting their careers or […]
When a position opens up, the goal of any hiring team is always to find the best candidate available to fill the role. However, when biases find their way into the hiring process this can prove to make the practice even more challenging. These biases are opinions, feelings, or inclinations that interviewers make about candidates […]
It’s as if the trials of doing business during a pandemic weren’t enough. Some employer challenges, such as the skills gap and labor shortage, were a curse before the COVID era, but they’ve worsened during the health crisis. One particularly baffling trend the pandemic has put into sharper focus is “ghosting,” the practice of applicants […]
HR departments are facing unparalleled challenges right now. In the midst of the Great Resignation, with 4.5 million workers walking off the job late last year, staffing shortages are impacting every sector of the economy. Restaurants, particularly quick service restaurants (QSRs), are being acutely impacted; quit rates in this sector rose from 4.8% to 6.9% […]
Recruitment, while necessary, comes with a degree of risk. Employment screening programs are often used to decrease this possibility. In a survey conducted by the Professional Background Screening Association, 75% of employers use background checks to protect their employees and customers, 52% use them to improve the quality of their hires, and 41% use them […]
How do you find the right employee, effectively combine traditional and modern search tools, and correctly assess whether a candidate’s qualifications meet the employer’s requests? In this article, we’ll discuss the technology recruiters can use in their search for and selection of the right candidates and the tools leaders in the recruitment market have successfully […]
If it seems like the cost of an Uber has gone up, it takes a bit longer to get seated and get food at a restaurant, and there are more “help wanted” signs up at businesses lately, it’s probably because of the unprecedented number of job openings across the country.
A decade ago, behavioral science was a niche field of study consigned to science journals and academic papers. Now, there are over 300 behavioral companies working with governments and industries across the globe. Even the proponents of the theory did not dare to imagine such an impactful ascendency.