With recruiting technology rapidly replacing in-person interviews, hiring managers are beginning to miss something very important: the personality of the candidate.
Category: Screening, Assessment, Interviewing
Once candidates are found, a variety of measures may help employers choose the final candidate. This may involve interviews, tests, assessment centers, or other means of evaluation.
Despite record low unemployment, a new study finds that jobseekers have just 7.4 seconds to make an impression on recruiters but can improve their résumés for extra attention.
A candidate I was working with recently interviewed for a chief strategy director position with a rapidly growing independent advertising agency. He was excited about the opportunity and motivated to meet with the COO of the firm.
One of the most difficult tasks for a job applicant coming off a period of unemployment is to explain that gap in dates on their résumé. This was a common challenge for many jobseekers following the Great Recession.
A résumé is often the first impression a potential employer has of a candidate. Absent a referral or previous relationship, that piece of paper (or, increasingly, digital document) trying to list as many credentials and as much experience as possible is what will often make or break the applicant’s chance to move on to the […]
The BBC’s faux reality show, Almost Royal, follows the lives of British aristocrat siblings, Poppy and Georgie Carlton as they tour the United States with their father’s ashes in tow. After their father’s untimely demise from a shooting accident, this brother-sister duo travel across the Atlantic to tour the country that their father loved in accordance […]
Currently, the global cognitive assessment and training market is anticipated to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 32.39% from 2018–2022. So, it’s becoming apparent that many organizations spanning many industries are beginning to see the value of cognitive assessments and how cost-effective they are, especially when recruiting and onboarding new hires.
Sourcing candidates can be challenging, but once you find that perfect match, the hard part is over, right? Not so fast! Now comes the interviewing process, and if you’ve got a chatty candidate or one who tends to get off topic quickly, you’ll want to make sure the candidate knows what to expect before meeting […]
Going for a job interview isn’t like taking the SATs. You can’t just peek at your neighbor’s answer sheet and copy their work. Yet, candidates are still somehow able to cheat during the interview process and if you don’t catch them in the act, you may be setting yourself up for a costly replacement further […]
“Ghosting” is a term that developed in the dating world to refer to a situation in which one person abruptly cuts off all communication with another person, avoiding person-to-person contact when they decide to move on. But, these days, “ghosting” is taking on an entirely new meaning—and new impacts—in another forum, the workplace.