Tag: recruiters

blockchain

How Blockchain Is Impacting L&D Professionals

Blockchain technology is disrupting how businesses operate and complete transactions nowadays, especially when it comes to processing cryptocurrencies. There is no doubt about that. But did you know that blockchain technology is also disrupting how organizations approach their training and human resource (HR) models too?

assessment

Don’t Let Employees Game the Assessment System

Over several recent blog posts, we’ve discussed the importance of finding a good talent fit for open positions and a good fit for the organization as a whole. Getting it wrong can lead to costly turnover and the need to continue spending time and resources on filling the same position over and over again.

absenteeism

The Growing Trend of ‘Ghosting’ Interviews and Offers

“Ghosting” is a term that developed in the dating world to refer to a situation in which one person abruptly cuts off all communication with another person, avoiding person-to-person contact when they decide to move on. But, these days, “ghosting” is taking on an entirely new meaning—and new impacts—in another forum, the workplace.

training

Which Soft Skills Do Your Leaders Need, and How Can You Set Them Up for Success?

When HR departments look for training and development programs for their organizations’ leaders and high potentials, they often focus on industry-specific and job-related tasks. This is because—much more than “soft skills” like communication, teamwork, or critical analysis—these more concrete skills are easier to standardize across departments and titles and simpler to evaluate and teach.

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Dangers of Bias in AI Recruiting Tools

Artificial intelligence (AI) has a number of applications in many industries. While some fear that AI has the potential to one day cost them their jobs by either making them obsolete or by literally taking over the tasks of the job, many people are unaware that AI may play a key role in getting them a job.

gamification

How to Incorporate Gamification into Your Onboarding Process

Onboarding is both a necessary and an important part of the employee recruitment and development process. New hires need to not only fill in any potential gaps in their industry experience but also learn the specific expectations, policies, and practices of their new company.

Behavior-Based Interviewing Skills: A Q&A with Rachel Mendelowitz

When it comes to job interviews, candidates are savvier than ever. They’ve reviewed the job description closely and know to use keywords. They’ve read reviews from other applicants on Glassdoor, and they’ve studied up on interview strategies. So, how do you separate those who have prepared well from those who will truly be the best […]

diverse

Avoiding the ‘Birds of a Feather’ Syndrome

A diverse and inclusive workplace should be a goal of any organization and not out of a sense of altruism. Diversity and inclusion have real impacts on a company’s bottom line.