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Candidates’ Soft Skills are Notoriously Hard to Assess, But Following These 6 Steps Will Help

Candidates’ Soft Skills are Notoriously Hard to Assess, But Following These 6 Steps Will Help

The psychologist Nicholas Humphrey once stated that a person’s social intelligence — the soft skills they use to interact with their environment and the people around them — defines them far more than their quantitative intelligence. And with artificial intelligence and automation making many hard skills obsolete, this is increasingly true in the workplace. InRead more about Candidates’ Soft Skills are Notoriously Hard to Assess, But Following These 6 Steps Will Help[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Why You should use video recruitment for your next Internship Program

Why You should use video recruitment for your next Internship Program

Throughout this month we are starting a series of articles titled HR New Year Resolutions for you to take the right HR decisions for 2019. Internships and management trainee programs are key to building experience as a student or recent graduate. And it’s equally important for a company to understand the future employees out there.Read more about Why You should use video recruitment for your next Internship Program[…]

Out-yelling Hiring Managers Doesn’t Work – Out-facting Them with These 8 Points Does

Out-yelling Hiring Managers Doesn’t Work – Out-facting Them with These 8 Points Does

I learned long ago you couldn’t “out-yell” a hiring manager who claimed your perfect candidate was ill-equipped to handle the role. But you could “out-fact” the person. The story went something like this: I was working as a contingency recruiter and was told my candidate for a cost manager spot would be offered the jobRead more about Out-yelling Hiring Managers Doesn’t Work – Out-facting Them with These 8 Points Does[…]

HR Disruptions coming your way and it’s Tech

HR Disruptions coming your way and it’s Tech

  With somewhere around 3 billion people now working around the world1, the marketplace for HR technology and services is enormous—and ever-changing. This year, as I try to recap all the disruptive changes taking place, the simplest way I can put it is this: The market is reinventing itself. Three micro-trends are driving this reinvention:Read more about HR Disruptions coming your way and it’s Tech[…]