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Why would video interviews work for Bangladesh?

Why would video interviews work for Bangladesh?

Over the last ten years Bangladesh has made impressive gains in key human development indicators. With strong workforce supporting the economy. The recruitment market is healthy and ever productive with many being able to find there preferred candidates easily. But do Bangladeshi recruiters loose on candidates at the stage of the interview. A recent reportRead more about Why would video interviews work for 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[…]

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[…]