Tag: Recruiting Strategy

diversity and inclusion

Eliminating Pedigree Bias Is a Winning Strategy for DEI Hiring

Over the last 2 years, employee churn and unprecedented job openings have caused the software engineering sector to rethink its hiring strategies. It is more important than ever for organizations to demonstrate their commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. This commitment includes recognizing an enormous problem in recruiting today: pedigree bias. With the […]

What You Think Employees Want Versus What They Really Want

No matter how long you’ve been in the recruitment game, you’ve probably been able to compile a list of benefits, either formally or informally, that you believe talent is looking for. But what if that list doesn’t match up with reality anymore?

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Avoiding Ageism in Recruitment

In a previous post, we discussed the challenge of ageism in organizational recruiting. Many organizations, whether wittingly or unwittingly, tend to favor applicants of a certain age in their recruitment efforts. This might take the shape of giving short shrift to an application from a 50-something candidate or discarding an application from a candidate in […]

Ageism in Recruitment

Companies are increasingly seeking to cultivate more diverse and inclusive workplaces. Typically, that effort is viewed through the lens of race, ethnicity, and gender, but age is also an important component of diversity and inclusion. Unfortunately, recruiters and recruitment processes are often impacted by implicit biases that can make them subconsciously shy away from older […]

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Finding the Right Talent for Your 2022 Sales Goals

A new year often means the implementation of new sales strategies. However, as the Bank of England reports, the emergence of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus is the latest disruption to sales expectations for many sectors. For recruiters, this intensifies the need to find talented salespeople. In a year in which many industries hope […]

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Ease Hiring Requirements to Increase Speed to Hire

The ongoing labor shortage is intensifying the competition for talent, as a record 4.5 million workers quit their jobs in November 2021*. To ensure they meet productivity goals and deadlines, many companies are beginning to reevaluate their hiring practices to get workers to their jobsites more efficiently. One solution that is catching on is the […]

Think of Talent Retention Like You Think of Customer Retention

The expression, you don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone is all too true in employee retention. Far too often businesses don’t pay enough attention to individual employee satisfaction until a prized employee puts in their notice. Companies might scramble to offer the departing worker more money or change up their responsibilities, but by […]

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A Closer Look at How Serious the Employee Recruitment and Retention Challenge Is

Many readers are likely aware of the challenges businesses across the country are having finding and keeping qualified workers. Maybe it’s the long wait and less-than-stellar service at a favorite restaurant, the local small business owner lamenting his or her inability to fill an open position, or one’s experience carrying an additional workload because a […]

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The One Benefit That Could Save You Millions When High-Volume Recruiting

As we emerge from the pandemic and businesses begin ramping up operations to meet demand, there will be a renewed focus on hiring. The competition for quality talent will increase, and companies will be looking for recruiting advantages that are effective and cost-efficient. For companies involved in high-volume recruiting, the need for smart, economical solutions […]

CxO Recruiting: Strategies for Uncovering Contenders

Today’s disrupted world finds many companies in a fevered frenzy to source C-level executives who are adept at providing transformative leadership. But locating influential talent, which will help an organization grow, is easier said than done when established enterprises and new marketplace disruptors are equally tasked with navigating economic, societal, and digital transformation challenges. Companies […]