When it comes to job interviews, candidates are savvier than ever. They’ve reviewed the job description closely and know to use keywords. They’ve read reviews from other applicants on Glassdoor, and they’ve studied up on interview strategies. So, how do you separate those who have prepared well from those who will truly be the best […]
Recruiters are always looking for the latest tool or app to make their lives easier when recruiting top talent, so we’re sure you’re already aware of Google Hire. However, do you know that this app can benefit the HR professionals at the company you’re recruiting for, as well?
In order to fill vacant roles, employers are resorting to new methods to recruit new talent. However, one strategy that has been around for years, is the use of internal referrals. Essentially, existing employees are given a bonus if they refer a candidate who is hired and stays with the company for a set period […]
Birds of a feather flock together, which means that people who are similar to each other, or share similar interests, tend to spend time with each other. In the business world, this could be likened to “cultural fit.” While many companies want to hire based on cultural fit, this could end up backfiring. A diverse and inclusive workplace […]
With the growing trends of microlearning, mobile learning, virtual learning, e-learning, platforms driven by artificial intelligence, etc., in the L&D industry, it seems technological innovations might be a potential foe for L&D professionals especially … or maybe not.
With the U.S. unemployment rate at an all-time low and job openings at a 17-year high (with a reported 6.6 million openings as of June 2018), it’s hard to imagine that job growth has slowed and even stagnated in parts of the country. The fact is, rural areas and smaller cities are scrambling to find […]
Does your organization routinely conduct exit interviews with departing employees? Some employers swear this is a great way to garner knowledge about how to improve the organization and reduce future turnover. Others feel it’s unlikely to gain real insights because departing employees no longer have an incentive to help. Let’s take a look at some […]
In a hiring environment marked by low unemployment rates and widening skills gaps, recruiting teams across the board are coping with heightened visibility, pressure, and candidate volume resulting from intensified competition for top talent.
In part one of this article series, HR Works sat down with RecruitCon 2018 speaker Elena Valentine to discuss creating engaging video job postings. Here is the remainder of that interview.
In a recent episode of HR Works: The Podcast for Human Resources, Elena Valentine, CEO of Skill Scout, offers advice on how to add the “Wow Factor” to all your posts. A workplace storyteller and design researcher, Valentine spends her days leading the team at Skill Scout to bring jobs to life on video.