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3 Things to Watch for When Candidates Talk About Mistakes and Weaknesses

3 Things to Watch for When Candidates Talk About Mistakes and Weaknesses

We’ve all sat across the table from candidates who weren’t able to be forthcoming with their mistakes and weaknesses. It’s never a good sign and it’s usually a deal-killer, especially when the issue is consistent and pronounced. But sometimes we see only slight signs of concern. Let’s say you just finished interviewing an otherwise talentedRead more about 3 Things to Watch for When Candidates Talk About Mistakes and Weaknesses[…]

Why You Should Attend the “disruptHR Colombo” Event

Why You Should Attend the “disruptHR Colombo” Event

  disruptHR Colombo is back in March. You can read about our December edition HERE. What is disruptHR? Main goal of the event is to informing and empowering HR specialists. The global HR sector is exploding. Dramatic changes, driven by cutting edge technology and innovation are transforming the way HR works and recruitment happens. TheRead more about Why You Should Attend the “disruptHR Colombo” Event[…]

How to Create a Playful Company Culture (Hint: It Doesn’t Involve Ping-Pong Tables)

How to Create a Playful Company Culture (Hint: It Doesn’t Involve Ping-Pong Tables)

  When Jill Vialet founded the nonprofit Playworks, her goal was to bring out the best in every child through the power of play, helping kids build important social and emotional skills. And, she later discovered this is exactly what adults need too. Jill had this realization when she invited the organization’s corporate partners to takeRead more about How to Create a Playful Company Culture (Hint: It Doesn’t Involve Ping-Pong Tables)[…]

Pixar’s New Short Film Examines Workplace Diversity with Humor, Insight, and a Lively Ball of Yarn

Pixar’s New Short Film Examines Workplace Diversity with Humor, Insight, and a Lively Ball of Yarn

  Meet Purl. She’s the star of the first video in Pixar’s SparkShorts series. She’s also a vivacious ball of pink yarn who is desperate to succeed in a new job.     The eight-minute animated short, Purl, is a look at workplace diversity and inclusion. It starts with Purl excitedly arriving for her firstRead more about Pixar’s New Short Film Examines Workplace Diversity with Humor, Insight, and a Lively Ball of Yarn[…]

LinkedIn Report: These 4 Ideas Are Shaping the Future of HR and Hiring

LinkedIn Report: These 4 Ideas Are Shaping the Future of HR and Hiring

The relationship between employers and employees is fundamentally changing, but your hiring and HR practices may not have caught up yet. People expect more from you as an employer—more transparency, more accountability, and more trust. And you need more from your employees—not only their technical skills, but also their ability to think creatively, collaborate effectively,Read more about LinkedIn Report: These 4 Ideas Are Shaping the Future of HR and Hiring[…]

Candidates are Ghosting New Employers – Here’s How You Can Avoid This at Your Company

Candidates are Ghosting New Employers – Here’s How You Can Avoid This at Your Company

Imagine you’ve just spent months recruiting the perfect candidate. Their first day finally arrives … but they don’t. You’ve been ghosted. In case you’re not sure what “ghosting” means, Urban Dictionary has the answer: And while it may sound like something that’s only relevant for dating or friendships, ghosting has crept into the employer/employee relationship asRead more about Candidates are Ghosting New Employers – Here’s How You Can Avoid This at Your Company[…]

Talent Acquisition Teams Plan to Increase Spend on These 6 Things in 2019

Talent Acquisition Teams Plan to Increase Spend on These 6 Things in 2019

With quit rates at an all time high and more open jobs than unemployed people, it’s safe to say competition for talent isn’t going to get lighter anytime soon. Because of that, many companies are increasing spending in several key areas of talent acquisition in order to attract top talent, as Criteria Corp found inRead more about Talent Acquisition Teams Plan to Increase Spend on These 6 Things in 2019[…]