Tag: RecruitCon

sameness

Too Much Sameness? Learn the Strengths of a Diverse Workforce

When employees share the same racial, ethnic, and religious heritage; come from the same educational background; hail from the same geographic area; experience the same kind of upbringing; and otherwise think alike, they may be on the same page while tackling work projects, but all that sameness can lead to missed opportunities.

Criminal

How the Fair Credit Reporting Act Affects Hiring and Firing

Employers that engage third-party agencies for assistance in conducting background checks on employees or job applicants or gathering information for workplace investigations must strictly adhere to the Fair Credit Reporting Act’s (FCRA) notice and authorization requirements.

questions

Questions Top Performers Ask in Job Interviews

It’s common to think of interviews as one-sided. The interviewer—the one representing the company and making or influencing hiring decisions—asks a series of questions about the interviewee to gauge his or her level of knowledge, experience, and social and workplace skills, as well as his or her fit for the company and the position.

future

Q&A: The Workforce of the Future

HR professionals often want to know what the workforce will look like in the future. Some organizations, like Upwork, dedicate  time and effort toward making that forecast. The findings are always interesting. The biggest takeaway was that aside from Gen Zs and Millennials making up the majority of the workforce, 75% of them work remotely for significant […]

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5 Questions Recruiters Should Never Ask

Many companies have outsourced some of their HR functions by hiring professional recruiters to identify and screen potential new hires. These recruiters can be valuable assets, as they specialize in this area of Human Resources, but they can also be a liability, as they are the first impression potential hires get of your company, and […]

gen z

3 Ways to Win Over Gen Z Jobseekers

Is your company ready for the next round of graduates to enter the workforce? Gen Zs those born between 1995 and 2010, account for 61 million people in the United States. They’re about to begin their careers and bring with them a unique set of skills and values. This generation has never known life without […]

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Looking Past a Candidate’s Résumé to Find the ‘Real Employee’

Over the last few posts, HR Daily Advisor Editor, Jim Davis sat down with RecruitCon 2019 keynote speaker, Jeff Hyman, to discuss the world of recruiting. Hyman touched upon key predictors to look for in an applicant and how the world of recruiting has changed. In yesterday’s post, Hyman explained how the old, arrogant approach […]