It’s important for HR to persuade hiring managers that standard behavioral interview questions are crucial for gauging candidates’ soft skills, Amanda Papini writes. One way to do this is to conduct post-hire analyses showing how candidates’ responses hinted at their future performance, she writes.
Todays employers are faced with a growing dilemma: Whether or not to use social media to screen job candidates. The information you find on someone’s social media profile has the potential to make a profound impact on your hiring decision – whether it’s negative or positive. If youu’re like many employers, yyou might be conflicted […]
Recently I had an opportunity to participate in a two-day training program on Scrum. This post is a summary of how I feel the principals can apply to non-technical teams.
The present economic recession has brought a lot of employers to either lay off their employee or just closed shops. Thus an increase in the number of labor disputes has become widespread
Thanks to changes being made to LinkedIn’s API, Job Change Notifier is shutting down. Here’s the company’s note to users: Over the past two years, Job Change Notifier has helped LinkedIn users collectively track over 20 million connections, notifying users whenever any of their connections changed jobs. Unfortunately, LinkedIn is about to make a change […]
The “talent war” involves companies spending colossal sums to hire away from each other, but it doesn’t have to be that way, says management professor Peter Cappelli. Rather than getting into bidding wars, firms should put more resources into internal talent development, Cappelli says. “As a company, you make the decision not to grow your […]
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Hiring Our Heroes program is helping some of the estimated 160,000 unemployed military veterans find work. One of the keys is helping veterans translate their skills for the civilian workforce. Such efforts are paying off with more than 20,000 veterans and military spouses finding jobs since 2011.
Marriage made in heaven? Candidate relations can make or break an employer brand.
In honour of champion Andy Murray: career lessons that can be taken from Wimbledon 2013.
Meet Emil. At every software company someone need to keep an eye on the process to ensure you’re heading in the right direction. At Qandidate.com this is Emil. Emil is our Scrum Master and ensures the team ends on time and within the scope and quality we agreed on at the finish line of the […]
There is a ton of information on recruiting diverse candidates. Most articles start the same, mentioning how important it is to have a diverse culture and yadda yadda yadda and then you …
Years later, J.B. Hunt Transport agrees to settle an EEOC race discrimination case related to the company’s use of criminal records.
We’ve noticed a trend as of late that it is taking longer to verify to criminal background checks that contain records and even worse, possible records:
Employee assessments are an effective tool in helping organizations spend time on candidates that are right fit for the job and company.