Human Resources News & Insights

From cocktail requests to naps: The 10 worst job-interview performances

With half of employers making their minds up about candidates within the first five minutes of the interview, both parties know how important it is to make a good first impression.

The risky hiring shortcut nearly half of HR pros are taking

Study after study confirms that an alarming number of applicants are blatantly lying on their resumes, and a new study reveals many of these folks are likely to get away with it. 

Job candidates scheduling interviews without involving HR? There’s an app for that

Instead of HR and recruiters wading through a sea of applications, imagine job candidates being able to schedule an in-person interview as soon as they apply.

Get the perfect candidate: 4 ways to write more effective job descriptions

When it comes to job postings, the search process can be a little overwhelming. And when candidates are overwhelmed, it winds up hurting the hiring companies. 

Rejected candidates could be the key to better hiring

There’s room for improvement in every company’s hiring process, and a lot of the answers lie with the rejected candidates. 

Why you should be investing more time and money in recruiting

There’s no doubt that talented employees are the backbone of any company. But a lot of businesses don’t seem to make having experienced recruiters a top priority. 

How HR can earn that elusive seat at the C-suite table

Human Resources plays a massive role in how a company is constructed. As a result, it deserves a seat at the executive table. But it’s not a seat that’s easily claimed. 

The 3 resume lies HR pros are seeing with alarming regularity

For HR pros, the hiring process is not only about finding the most-qualified candidates, it’s also about exposing dishonest ones.

3 ‘harmless’ job interview questions that always land HR in big legal trouble

HR pros probably go out of their way to avoid asking obvious questions about race, age, gender and disability during job interviews.

Alternative facts: The alarming trend impacting 85% of hiring managers

Planning on adding staff some time in the near future? It appears that there’s some new urgency to double- and triple-check those resumes and ask plenty of follow-up questions during the interview process.