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3 Ways to Go All-in With a Video Interview Platform in Bangladesh

3 Ways to Go All-in With a Video Interview Platform in Bangladesh

  The decision to use a new hiring tool creates significant changes for your team. It takes time to adjust, and many HR and hiring professionals are often reluctant to fully commit to new tools due to how often trends shift. Our latest research with HR.com revealed 52 percent of companies now use video interviewsRead more about 3 Ways to Go All-in With a Video Interview Platform in Bangladesh[…]

Why Shell Pushes Hard on Soft Skills — and How It’s Assessing Them

Why Shell Pushes Hard on Soft Skills — and How It’s Assessing Them

Royal Dutch Shell is a global energy company that has always valued soft skills, even as the particular skills it prizes have changed. For example, Shell once considered it important for employees to be able to engineer agreement among stakeholders because decisions at the company were driven by consensus. Over time, Shell began to seeRead more about Why Shell Pushes Hard on Soft Skills — and How It’s Assessing Them[…]

8 Clues That a Candidate Will be an Exceptional Employee

8 Clues That a Candidate Will be an Exceptional Employee

Over the past 40 years, I have reviewed at least 30,000 resumes and LinkedIn profiles and personally interviewed over 5,000 job candidates. After tracking the subsequent performance of hundreds of these people, it became apparent that there were clues in the resume and work history that accurately predicted the likelihood the person would be successful even in rolesRead more about 8 Clues That a Candidate Will be an Exceptional Employee[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]