Human Resources News & Insights

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. 

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. 

4 HR management trends coming to 2018

Business trends come and go, but they impact our daily work lives. When it comes to HR management, evolving technology and a shift in workforce needs will continue to shape the trends we’ll see in 2018. 

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. 

Is McDonald’s new application process the future of hiring?

If you want to attract younger employees, it’s probably not a bad idea to allow them to apply using whatever technology they’re most comfortable with. And McDonald’s is willing to do just that.

War for talent just got more difficult to manage: Here’s why

If you’re in the market for top talent this quarter, news has come out about what you’re up against — and none of it’s going to make your job easier.