Tag: interview process

AI vs. Human Blind Spots in the Interview Process: Finding the Right Balance

As AI technology rapidly advances, companies are eagerly adopting these innovations to revolutionize and streamline their hiring practices. Notable firms like Hilton and Unilever have adopted AI-driven tools such as chatbots for initial screenings and one-way video interview platforms to enhance efficiency and manage large volumes of applicants. These tools automate routine tasks, allowing talent […]

Thriving Among Competition: Recruitment and Retention Strategies to Become a Destination Employer  

The lifeline of any company is attracting and retaining top-notch talent. High-performing employees serve as the building blocks for setting the foundation for organizational success. In a competitive workforce with a limited talent pool, recruitment and retention strategies have become more essential than ever.   Following the Great Resignation (2021-2022), where an average of 4.5 […]

The Top 5 Pitfalls of Screening and Interviewing

Employers want to find the best candidates for the roles they’re hiring for in the least amount of time without increasing the risk and costs associated with bad hires. Screening and interviewing are both tools in the hiring toolbox that allow employers to identify suitable candidates. These mechanisms aren’t without their own limitations. That is, […]

Revamping the Interview Process Means Prioritizing Candidates for Success

Today’s labor market has been trending positive, with 339,000 jobs added in May, but coming out of the pandemic, employees are reevaluating their priorities and seeking more fulfillment in their professional and personal lives. In a Greenhouse survey of 1,500 employees last year, nearly half of all respondents reported rejecting job offers after negative interview […]

When Should Organizations Stop Interviewing?

Companies often struggle with long and tedious interview processes that consume valuable employee time, create a poor candidate experience, lead to qualified candidate dropouts, and don’t necessarily result in better-quality hires. Why Do We Keep Interviewing? 1. Social loafing and decision avoidance: In an interview process involving multiple stakeholders, some individuals may shy away from […]

The Underappreciated Powerhouse of the Interview Process

Not only are companies worried about long-standing employees who have decided to leave, or even those who choose to do less work without leaving (aka “quiet quitting), but people teams are also challenged by those who have recently joined a company and are now also leaving at an alarming clip. A staggering 72% of millennial […]

Never-Ending Interviews

For job applicants, the interview process can be both exciting and nerve-wracking. On the one hand, there’s the potential for a new job or even a new career. On the other hand, it can take days, weeks or longer to find out how the interview went and whether the applicant landed the job or even […]

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The Recruitment Risks of Too Many Interviews

It’s a significant financial and operational commitment for a company to hire a new team member. Onboarding and training require considerable resources, not to mention the salary, benefits, and taxes involved in compensating the new hire. Operationally, new team members are often accountable not just to their boss but also to stakeholders in other departments […]

Three Interview Questions to Avoid

When you’re interviewing a potential employee, the stakes are high. You want to bring the right person onto the right team in the right role, and which questions you ask can have a huge impact on the process. You’ve probably spent time tailoring your list to include thoughtful questions that will really help you identify […]