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How Barrick Gold Uses Video Interviews to Modernize the Hiring Process

Throughout the past year, many organizations have had to modernize their hiring processes — quickly. One multinational organization got ahead of the game by prioritizing a modern hiring process early on. The effort began when the team realized they spent too much time recruiting and screening candidates for their high-volume roles. Automating elements of the...
October 24, 2020

The First 90 Days: 10 Steps to Help You Ace a New Role

The first 90 days in a new role are extremely important — in fact, they can determine your overall success or failure in that role. That’s the basic premise of Michael D. Watkins’ best-seller, The First 90 Days: Proven Strategies for Getting Up to Speed Faster and Smarter. In his book, Watkins talks about what...
October 24, 2020

Building Communities: How to Keep Professional Events Engaging in the Age of Remote Work

The pandemic has changed the way work is done, and talent leaders must now master new approaches to recruiting and managing employees. While the pandemic has thwarted many traditional in-person events, recruiters and HR pros still need to connect with their colleagues to keep up with the trends and ideas shaping the future of work. Virtual events can...
October 24, 2020

New Study Finds Gig Work May Serve as a Social Safety Net

No one wants to find themselves staring down the barrel of a pink slip — just ask the tens of millions of Americans who lost work this past spring as the COVID-19 pandemic hit. New research, however, suggests the gig economy may be able to take some of the sting out of unemployment for many workers. In
October 23, 2020

Making Inspirational Hires: How to Identify a Candidate Chemistry Match

The most critical aspect of being a successful business leader is building a company that inspires innovation and productivity. Your ability to identify bright people with the right skills who fit into your company culture is an art worth mastering. One wrong person can negatively affect your culture. You can work well with almost anyone...
October 23, 2020

Ready, Set, Recruit: Great Company Culture Begins With Recruitment

Most candidates ask their potential employers in-depth questions about the company during an interview. According to Gallup, “high-quality” candidates tend to ask questions that focus on a company’s culture and whether its values align with their own. But does culture begin with the company and end with its workforce, or vice versa? The answer is simple:...
October 22, 2020

Using Artificial Intelligence the Right Way: How to Limit the Risks of AI-Driven Hiring

Artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to revolutionize the way we find and hire talent. From helping companies identify candidates who match super specific sets of criteria to reducing bias in the hiring process, AI can transform key aspects of recruiting for the better. However, AI also has a dark side. If developed or used...
October 22, 2020

6 Metrics to Help You Measure How Your Candidate Experience Affects Your Recruiting Outcomes

The last thing you, as a recruiter, think about when you are hiring is the experience your candidate has during the interview process. That’s understandable. Your aim is to find the right candidate for the role as fast as you can in order to move on …
October 22, 2020

Bringing Employees Back to Work? Good HCM Tech Can Help.

As the pandemic remains a pressing concern heading into the fall months, health and safety regulations continue to loom large. Employees are placing trust in their companies to ensure workplace safety during these uncertain times, and confidence is being tested on numerous levels. In endeavoring to keep personnel assured and profits steady, businesses must place...
October 21, 2020

Leaders, It’s Time to Unlearn the Skills That Made You Successful

As a leader, you’ve spent years — or decades — learning and honing the skills and characteristics that make your leadership effective. When circumstances change — as they very much have in the age of COVID — you may quite naturally reach for the very same set of skills you’ve used all along. This might not...
October 21, 2020

Most Recruiters Don’t Prep Their Hiring Managers — But They Should

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Hiring managers are every bit as crucial to the recruitment process as recruiters. They know their teams inside and out, and they can use that knowledge to provide invaluable insights during the screening and interviewing portions of the process. Unfortunately, recruiters are underutilizing this resource. According to a CareerBuilder study, only 40 percent of recruiters take …
October 20, 2020

Beyond the Pandemic: Finding Opportunities to Create Introvert-Friendly Workplaces

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Keeping people engaged, focused, and able to perform has become even more urgent in these challenging times of the pandemic and economic and social unrest. Organizations can look at this period as an opportunity to make long-overdue workplace changes. Remote work, for example, has succeeded in ways many organizations never imagined. Team leaders can reach...
October 20, 2020
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