Human Resources News & Insights

4 Insights Analytics Can Deliver From Your Recruitment Software

It’s a job-seeker’s market right now, and hiring and recruiting are more complicated than ever. Those difficulties go beyond just finding the right person for the specific opening you have.

‘What’s your spirit animal?’ and other curveball interview questions you might want to start asking

In this tight job market, you might want to go beyond the typical “Can you tell me a little about yourself?” and “What are your greatest professional strengths?” type of questions when interviewing someone. 

Win the war for talent: 7 perks job candidates say they want

Every HR pro’s been here before: You find a candidate with all the right qualifications, only to have them slip away right before closing the deal. 

Study: What hiring managers want most from resumes, interviews

Every HR pro has a different idea of what constitutes the perfect candidate. 

Big-time talent acquisition on a small budget: 5 proven steps

No one needs to tell you that talent acquisition is hard work. And despite a hyper-pressurized job market, no one’s cutting you any slack, either. 

ACLU sues Facebook for discriminatory job ads

Facebook is in hot water once again — this time, for job ads targeting exclusively men for roles such as police officers, truck drivers and sports store clerks. 

6 tactics to stop promising candidates from disappearing on you

In this tight labor market, the war for talent wages on – and you may be feeling like your biggest adversaries are your own promising candidates. 

85% of resumes contain lies: 3 ways to spot and stop them

  It’s not surprising some job applicants feel the need to embellish their resumes to get a better shot at a job. But the exact number — now 85% — has risen dramatically over the past few years. 

Hiring in today’s labor market: 4 candidate ‘red flags’ you may want to overlook

When the job market was at its worst, recruiters could afford to be more selective with candidates they chose to interview. But, in this tight labor market, recruiters need to find ways to widen their hiring pools. 

Recruiting 2.0: Don’t break these 3 rules when you’re texting new talent

More and more recruiters are communicating with talent through text messaging. It’s faster than email, and candidates appreciate being kept in the loop throughout the hiring process.