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Candidate Experience

How Much Should You Automate Your Hiring Process?

There’s been a lot of talk lately about the potential disruption that AI will bring to the workforce. Gartner predicts that AI will create 2.3 million jobs by 2020. This certainly seems to be true in the HR world as companies like ZipRecruiter use AI to match candidates with job openings.   If used correctly,

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Candidate Selection Process Strategy

Can You Make a Candidate Take a Pre-Employment Assessment?

With unemployment hovering at 4 percent, it’s a candidate’s job market, which means there’s sometimes less incentive to participate in what some job seekers perceive as extra or unnecessary steps in the hiring process — like pre employment testing and other assessments related to making better hiring decisions. As a business owner or hiring manager,

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Candidate Selection Process Strategy

How the College Admissions Scandal Impacts How You Hire New Employees

The recent college admissions scandal brings to mind something many of us don’t want to think about — the fact that many successful people use their money, status, and influence for less-than-noble means. On the surface, you’d never know it, either, until it all blows up like it has recently. The harsh reality is that

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Hiring Process

Why Hiring and Interviewing is Paramount to the Success of Your Business

Behind every successful business is an executive team and/or company owner who values and expresses that hiring top talent is a high priority. Teams often lack the processes and support systems that give the rest of their team the tools to accomplish such an in-depth and encompassing task when it comes to bringing on new

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Why Do We Use Pre Employment Testing? One of the best ways to screen and assess candidates in your hiring process is through the use of pre-employment testing. It is estimated that 82% of employers use pre employment testing to assess their candidates in the hiring process, measuring critical candidate skills like competence, attitude, aptitude,

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Advertising

What Are Discriminatory Hiring Practices? And How Can You Avoid Them?

In the era of #metoo and social media, it’s easier than ever for your organization to get called out for discrimination. Not only can you lose great candidates, but you damage your reputation in the process, which can make it more difficult for future hiring. On top of all that, you could face some hefty

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5 Hot Recruiting and Hiring Trends for 2019

In some ways, the hiring process seems out of sync with the way we live the rest of our lives. You can order something on Amazon with a few taps of your phone, but you need to log onto a computer to submit a cover letter and resume to most job sites. 2019 might just

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Economic Status

What the Latest Jobs Numbers Mean for Your Hiring

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released its November jobs report last week and the signals are mixed about what the numbers mean for the overall health of the economy and the employers who comprise it. Let’s take a few minutes to review the numbers and what they might mean for your hiring as we close

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Candidate Selection Process Strategy

Is the Gig Economy Luring Away Workers? What Hiring Managers Need to Know.

Over the past few years, the media has been flooded with stories about the gig economy and how it’s changing the future of work. That’s a pretty bold statement and one that makes for a catchy headline, but how much of an impact is it really having? Once you understand how the gig economy shapes

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Candidate Selection Process Strategy

How Can You Tell if Your Hiring Process is Broken?

There is an overwhelming amount of information available about the best approaches to the hiring process. Like any major change, a plan to update and improve your hiring process will take time to implement. Reviewing your current methods is an important step in this process. It will allow you to see what is working, what

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