Why Virtual Interviews Won’t Eliminate Bias

“Although virtual interviews have been around for some time, the current pandemic has caused unprecedented demand for video-based meetings and interactions, including job interviews. It is easy to see how this unexpected sequence of drastic events (i.e., a virus, a pandemic, social distancing, and, for those who are fortunate enough to keep their jobs, working from… Read More »

The Trials and Tribulations of The Offer

“Your candidate just crushed their final interview — heck yeah! You get feedback from the client that they are ready to move to reference checks and the offer stage for your candidate. You did it. Or did you? Recruiters know the danger of celebrating an offer before the hire is official. It is exciting! You… Read More »

Cut Through the Digital Noise: Strategic Communications in Times of Change

“’The two words ‘information’ and ‘communication’ are often used interchangeably, but they signify quite different things,” journalist Sydney J. Harris once said. “Information is giving out; communication is getting through.’ A wealth of information is just a click away in our digital world, but the most important and strategic communications for employees often get buried —… Read More »

In the Transition From Candidate to Employee, Collaboration Is Key

“Every candidate on the job market is looking for the perfect position — and that’s harder than it sounds. Looking for a job is a full-time job of its own. Job seekers head into the market every single day to ensure they’ll get the role they truly desire. Even though it’s a very tiring and… Read More »

Job Scam or Legit Opportunity? 5 Red Flags to Look Out For

“According to a report from the Better Business Bureau (BBB), job scams were the riskiest scams facing consumers in 2019. The BBB assesses scam risk along three dimensions: how prevalent a scam is, how likely consumers are to lose money to a scam, and the average amount of money lost to a scam. Along those lines, the… Read More »

Does Your Company’s Online Reputation Hinder Your Recruiting Efforts?

“No hiring manager aims for average employees. They want the crème de la crème, top performers who will stay with the company for a long time. To attract those candidates, you need to build an employer brand that speaks to their needs. According to Gallup, highly qualified candidates look for very specific qualities in a potential employer.”… Read More »

Don’t Get Duped: How to Tell When a Candidate Is Lying on a Resume

“It’s not uncommon for people to exaggerate on their resumes — or lie outright. While it’s not exactly breaking the law, there are still ramifications for both the potential employer and the job seeker who is lying. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has caused many to lose their jobs, desperate job seekers… Read More »

Intelligent Recruiting: How AI Is Ushering in the Next Phase of Hiring

“Talent management is in a period of transition. Now, more than ever, businesses need ways to examine their workforces and inform their decisions with data-driven insights targeted at specific business impacts. Companies are looking to fill defined needs with the best talent and retain that talent. During times of uncertainty and change, talent remains a… Read More »

Stay Flexible: How to Hire Globally in a Post-Pandemic World

“Businesses, communities, and even entire regions of the world are cautiously peeking out from pandemic-imposed isolation, looking for any and all signs of normalcy. Indicators are visible and businesses are beginning to open up, intent on reaching goals and moving forward — albeit in a brand new economic and social environment. The recovery starts with… Read More »

How to Cultivate Employee Loyalty During COVID-19 and Beyond

“American commerce has long been grounded in a kind of Darwinism: It’s about the survival of the fittest in an expansive and cutthroat economic ecosystem. The strongest companies survive; the weak go extinct. It used to be that creating an economic powerhouse meant reducing employees to numbers on a chart; looking at dollar signs and profit margins;… Read More »