The pandemic has turned even the most established and well-adopted systems on their head, and that includes hiring. Pre-crisis, the majority of organizations held interviews face-to-face, during which the candidate could get a feel of the physical workplace and managers could evaluate the interviewee according to nonverbal cues.
In the past month, we have seen companies make statements on social media supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion in response to the Black Lives Matter movement and protests over racial inequity around the nation.
In 2020, employment background checks are trending toward increasing complexity, added controversy about screening social media behavior, and the need to ensure corporate compliance with important new laws that vary by state and sometimes even by city. Stay abreast of these changes to ensure your Human Resources policies are current and in the know.
As the “new normal” of lockdowns, stay-at-home orders, and social distancing has swept the nation, recruiters are finding they need to tweak the methods they have used for years.
While many small businesses struggle to adapt to the new way of work brought on by the coronavirus, hiring is an area that seems to be the last thing on some employers’ minds.
Social media not only is a revolutionary communication tool but also offers several advantages to businesses. Companies can use these platforms to extend their marketing reach to new heights and make meaningful connections with their clientele. On top of this, an increasing number of organizations use it to screen potential job candidates.
Some industries are more susceptible to turnover than others, but everyone has to deal with it to some degree. Keeping turnover at bay requires a lot of attention, especially when it comes to exit interviews. In this edition of “Faces of HR,” we speak with one expert who has developed a method for encouraging honest […]
Management recruiting is a challenging and complex task. Not only do you want someone who can lead others and tackle difficult projects, but you also need to find a candidate who can connect and harmonize with an existing team. What’s worse, research from Gallup found that companies fail to choose the right candidate for management […]
The terms “sourcing” and “recruiting” are sometimes used interchangeably, but they can actually have a lot of subtle and not-so-subtle differences in meaning. Let’s take a look at some of the differences when sourcing and recruiting functions are separated.
A new method for building a workforce has been getting attention lately, and it’s a philosophy that turns conventional wisdom about hiring on its head.