Eliminating Unconcious Bias in Hiring

Unconscious bias is a scary reality that plagues many organizations and means that the best people aren’t getting the right jobs and promotions.  We spoke with Sangita Katsuri of Action Inclusion about how companies can work to eliminate unconscious bias in their hiring process.

  1. What is your definition of unconscious bias, and how does it play out in the hiring process?

If we are honest, we can admit that we have some very conscious biases and preferences for certain kinds of people, characteristics, appearances, behaviors and even nuances of speech.

More information: http://www.recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/eliminating-unconcious-bias-in-hiring

 

You Are Recruiting, Even When You Are Not Hiring

If I had planted a tree by my house every time a hiring manager complained that they had hired less qualified candidates after spending so much time and effort in the process, I’d be living in a forest right now.

The best candidates stay available for ten days at most. 60% candidates don’t complete time-taking application processes. And, more than 75% professionals who fit your idea of the perfect candidate are passive, i.e. not actively looking for a job right now.

More information: http://multirecruit.com/blog/you-are-recruiting-even-when-you-are-not-hiring/

7 New Age Hiring Innovations to Kick-Start Your Recruitment Strategy in 2018

It’s no surprise that technology is radically revamping businesses and consumer applications in the world. With path-breaking developments in deep learning, data analytics, cloud-based computing, virtual reality, and AI, no industry in today’s world can escape the clutches and effects of the technological revolution. If properly utilized, these technologies hold so much power, as they can significantly improve efficiency, and consequently, rid the many redundancies that organizations currently face.

More information: https://blog.talview.com/7-new-age-hiring-innovations-to-kick-start-your-recruitment-strategy-in-2018

Why Recruiters should Eat Frogs for Breakfast…

Eat the frog… what the f***?

Anyone that knows us has probably seen our posts encouraging Recruiters to adopt a winning or “big billing” mindset. But recently we had one that caused a lot of emails and messages to come in. EAT THE FROG is a common phrase in our office and it’s one I have personally worked to for most of my career. So I was initially confused to see so many questions coming in about this…

More information: https://www.recruiterrepublic.com/recruitment-blog/why-recruiters-should-eat-frogs-for-breakfast-120725/

State of technology in recruitment

Two decades ago, McKinsey researchers observed a brewing war for talent in the business world. And even after two decades, this war for talent is far from over. Hit by massive shifts in business models and the advent of the digital era, organizations are finding themselves competing for talent. Adopting technology can be seen as the panacea for their challenges. Technology implementation across the HR value chain is helping firms with selecting the right candidate, enabling pre and post employee engagement and personalization of the recruitment process.

More information: https://www.peoplematters.in/blog/hire-better-hire-faster/role-of-hr-technology-in-recruitment-17942

Top 4 LinkedIn Mistakes Most Recruiters Make

It’s the social media platform of choice for recruiters everywhere – and little wonder, given the fantastic networking opportunities that LinkedIn affords its 500 million users.

However, if you’re one of the many recruiters guilty of these four common LinkedIn mistakes, you could be seriously damaging your chances of securing top talent or winning valuable business through social recruiting.

More information: https://www.bullhorn.com/au/blog/2018/04/top-4-linkedin-mistakes-recruiters-make/

“Be Your Own Boss” rather than operate as an “Outsourced Recruiter”

If you want to be your own boss, make sure you’re finding the best franchise for you, Jheel Kacharia, Franchise Sales Manager tells you why Antal is the best option for professionals who are looking to start their own business utilizing their professional experience. Here’s a business which gives you an opportunity to ‘Be your own Boss’ rather than operate as an “Outsourced Recruiter”

More information: https://antalnetworksindia.wordpress.com/2018/05/09/be-your-own-boss-rather-than-operate-as-an-outsourced-recruiter/

What Is Blind Hiring And How Can It Contribute To Workplace Diversity?

Blind hiring is an HR practice that aims at reducing biases during the hiring process. The idea is to promote talent acquisition based on a transparent method and hire eligible candidates regardless of their name, gender, mother tongue, religion, and socioeconomic background.

It also forbids the hiring managers to ask about the academic qualification and professional experience of a candidate during the hiring process.

More information: https://recruitloop.com/blog/blind-hiring-can-contribute-workplace-diversity/

Why Employee Onboarding Is Such A Hit Or Miss

First impressions matter. In a study conducted a few years ago, the researchers looked into the impact of an employee’s onboarding experience on their turnover. A staggering 69% of the employees were found to be more likely to stay for at least three years after a great onboarding experience. On the flip side, it was also noted that nearly a fifth of all turnover happens within the first 45 days of employment.

More information: https://recruitloop.com/blog/employee-onboarding-hit-miss/

4 Surefire Ways to Attract Stellar Talent

While recruiting in this hyper-connected world gives HR teams the ability to find candidates from across the globe, the workplace is still suffering from a severe talent shortage. An alarming four out of every ten companies are unable to connect with candidates that possess the necessary skills and talent to fill available job positions.

The problem is not necessarily the lack of talent in the candidate pool; it’s the fact that recruiters are having trouble attracting them. There is a clear disconnect between how recruiters and candidates view the hiring process.

More information: https://recruitloop.com/blog/4-surefire-ways-attract-stellar-talent/