Tag: interviewing

Should Candidates Be Required to Have Coding Skills?

With recent advances in technology, it’s becoming apparent that coding skills are in high demand across every industry and sector worldwide. And many experts are dubbing coding languages the “language[s] of our modern world,” as coding schools and online learning platforms continue to pop up everywhere.

Finding the Best ‘Sorting Hat’ for Your Screening Process

In the movie, Harry Potter, an enchanted hat is used to sort the children into specific Hogwarts’ houses, this gadget is called the “Sorting Hat.” Wouldn’t it be nice to have your very own sorting hat to sift through all the different candidates you’re interviewing, to find the best fit for your company?

Take Your Job Videos from ‘Meh’ to ‘Mamma Mia’

Job videos are supposed to tell a story about the role you’re hiring for and what it’s like to work at your company. However, if your videos are an absolute snooze-fest, then obviously jobseekers will pass over your company. Sure, video is great at showing what can’t be easily communicated to candidates, but they’re only […]

8 Modern Personality Assessment Tools for Your Team

Today’s recruiters, hiring managers, and Human Resources (HR) professionals know it’s not enough to hire people based only on the skills they have; these potential candidates also need personalities that align with the company culture and the nature of the work. Keeping that in mind, although there are thousands of assessments to choose from—some significantly […]

Why the Best Recruitment Marketers Don’t Stop at ‘Apply Here’

Never before have recruiters focused so much of their energy on keeping good candidates engaged in the hiring process. In a time when top talent is only on the market for 10 days, and ghosting happens with frequency, recruiters have no choice but to pour on the engagement efforts in order to get results.

Pro Tip: Act Fast or Miss Out on Top Talent

One of the many complaints from jobseekers is that the hiring process is too slow, which is why many of them are interviewing and applying with numerous companies at the same time. In order to land that purple squirrel, you need to act fast, so you don’t drive these candidates to the competition. Companies shouldn’t […]

What You Can Learn from the Blue-Collar Gig Economy

The U.S. unemployment rate is at its lowest in years, and there’s a growing demand for blue-collar workers, with many workers turning to gig opportunities—a sector that is booming right now. Rather than freelance work and creative services—like white-collar gig work—blue-collar gig work focuses on labor, manufacturing, warehouse, and delivery jobs and is often temporary.

How to Use Myers Briggs for Recruiting and Developing Leaders

The Myers Briggs Type Indicator® personality test, as well as more intricate personality tests developed from its framework, has proven useful in recruiting and developing prominent organizational leaders, which is why around 80% of Fortune 100 companies rely on it.