Interviewing will always be a core recruiting skill — not matter what some AI evangelists tell you. It will also always be a struggle for recruiters as they grapple with imperfect hiring processes. Still, that doesn’t mean we should all just shrug our shoulders and accept the status quo. Great candidates and great recruiters love
Almost every organization has approved for the work from home scenario during the COVID-19 outbreak. During this scenario, the recruiters of every company have to adjust, they still need to perform the hiring according to the requirements of their company. The real big challenge is how to conduct the interviews like it was before the
Millennial Candidates Want a Diverse Workplace Millennials are the future and in some cases, the overwhelming present majority of the workforce. In fact, research shows that millennials are the largest generation ever in the US labor force. In reality, they are no longer the “approaching generation”; they currently make up a significant amount of job
During this unprecedented time, we have witnessed the increase in both new virtual recruiting methods, including virtual career fairs, and the old but gold screening step called phone interview. As simple as it may sound, phone interviewing is one of the first important touch points between candidates and your company, and it can be optimized.
7 Tips for Recruiting Top Talent in Upcoming Industries Recruiting new talent in companies can be quite challenging as sometimes job-seekers ace the interviews but are unable to perform well at the job. Also, the hiring process is quite an expensive affair. Organizations can’t take chances with faulty hiring and cause irreparable damage to business
I read a great article not too long ago on “learning to source and sourcing to learn.” Which elaborated on how both learning and sourcing are necessary and complementary to one another to create an effective sourcing strategy. This insight got me thinking. As TA professionals, when it comes to sourcing, don’t we all strive to
The labor market in general and the HR market, in particular, have been facing the biggest challenges ever since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic. According to a report of the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the US unemployment rates increased sharply from 3.9% in Feb 2020 to 14.1% in May 2020, equivalent to nearly
To build the pipeline of employees for leadership positions, we need a bigger pool of qualified candidates at all levels in the company. We need people who are curious, who know how to solve problems, who are not afraid of failure, who know how to work with diverse groups, and who can lead strong teams.
Must-Have Characteristics of a Good Recruiting Video The world has evolved so much over the past years and modernized so swiftly that it is hard to believe the progress. The internet boom, the advent of social media, the use of Artificial intelligence, and significant technological advancements have made life so much easier. In between the
Closing a Candidate Before the Interview Depending on the role, industry, or individual, some candidates will always remain in-demand, no matter the state of the job market. Tech is an obvious example, with growing gaps in areas like cybersecurity where limited supply means that qualified professionals pretty much have their choice of where they want
The pandemic has compelled many businesses to opt for a remote workforce. However, as the organizations make the shift to remote work, they are facing many challenges in communication and trust-building leading to employee turnover. Employee turnover is indeed costly and reports suggest that 20% of employees leave within the first 45 days of employment.
Your ATS Contains Gold – How to Easily Uncover a Hidden Competitive Advantage Dams have been built all over the world as a source of energy for local communities. Washington state, where I live, is home to 3rd deepest lake in the United States, thanks to a dam. Lake Chelan has a depth of 1,486
It feels bizarre to be writing about potential recruitment trends for 2021 when the past twelve months have been so astonishing. It was a year characterised by acute unrest. A global pandemic changed everyday life. The death of George Floyd re-sparked the Black Lives Matter movement. There were catastrophic bushfires, protests and presidential scandals. 2020
With the winter months upon us now, we need to adapt our gardens to match the change in temperature. Although many assume that gardening in the winter is more of a challenge than a hobby to partake in, this doesn’t have to be the case. You just need to know which vegetables suit the season
When was the last time you worked in the office? Probably several months ago. The arrival of the global Covid-19 pandemic has changed the way we work and made working from home become the “new normal”. Turbulent times call for adaptive and digitized measures, and thus, conducting video interviews is the way to go to
Our beds are sacred places. They can help us to relax, recuperate our energy, and leave busy days behind us. But did you know that the average Brit spends 318 months of their life asleep in bed? This is about one-third of our lifetime. Throughout that time spent in our place of slumber, there’s always
Having been a recruiter for more than a decade, one may expect that I have mastered the role. Yet I keep learning. Since the nature of the work involves people, and the fact that people are unpredictable, years of experience don’t necessarily mean a flawless execution of the recruiting process all the time. I’ve learned that to
The Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) sectors have been hit hard ever since the pandemic struck. However, the industry is slowly recovering post lockdown. Hiring activities have been quite active within the BPO sector in October and September. The ITES and BPO services showed a growth of 7 percent as people started getting comfortable with the
Want to Improve the Candidate Experience? Start with Communication Employers have a lot on their plates, to say the least, as companies continue to deal with the fallout from COVID-19. From addressing employee health and safety concerns to navigating remote work, and ensuring business survival. Nevertheless, hiring goes on. Amidst the chaos, however, it’s easy
Black Duck Open Hub, formerly Ohloh, is a website which provides a web services suite and online community platform that aims to index the open-source software development community. Open Hub is a little-known site and few have tried to source in it. Well to do this without you need go no further than into your