Tag: truth

In HR (and life) the story that wins becomes the truth!

In HR we hear a lot of stories. We love to tell ourselves we are hearing the truth from one side and a lie from another side, but the reality is both sides are stories with a little truth and a little lie built-in. We then ‘measure’ who we feel is telling more truth than lie, and that side becomes the full truth. Throughout…

The Hard Truth About Recruitment Metrics

Today, thanks to programmatic and other technology, recruitment metrics are readily available. However, not every hiring organization recognizes the value of metrics. Some organizations still … The post The Hard Truth About Recruitment Metrics appeared first on HR Tech Feed.

The Single Biggest Truth in Hiring That No One Will Admit!

I’ve had my mind changed about a lot of things over the past decade of writing. I look back at posts I wrote 5 years ago, and think, “Wow, that was a stupid way of thinking!” I’ve also consistently written about things that I can’t prove, but I know to be true with every ounce of my being. So, every time I find data…

The Savage Truth by Greg Savage – An insight into 40 years of recruitment

This post was originally published on this site “According to the greatest recruitment clichè of all, most recruiters ‘fall into’ the industry. It’s a career that few seek, and even fewer stay working in long term.” And so begins industry leader Greg Savage’s recollections, built up over 40 years in recruitment, in his new book The Savage Truth. The book dives into such ……

It’s Not Always Artificial: The Truth Behind AI

This post was originally published on this site How That “Chatbot” of Yours Might Be Exposing Data to Unauthorized People The words “artificial intelligence” are thrown around a lot these days. However, there’s a growing number of supposed AI startups that actually have very little to do with the technology. Research conducted by MMC Ventures couldn’t find any evidence of artificial intelligence in 40…

Cognitive Assessment Scores in Selection – Can You Handle the Truth?

“Pick the shape that best represents a continuation of the pattern displayed below.” What the… Oh boy – if you’ve seen these instructions recently, odds are that you are one of the following: 1. An industrial psychologist geeking out in the lab while creating some new assessment designed to protect the world from bad hires.  Godspeed to you, Skippy.   2. A candidate who…

Speaking Truth to Power: HR as the Employee’s Advocate

Once upon a time, the Human Resources Department was known as Personnel. Now it has changed again and is being called things like Talent, Talent Resources, Human Capital and a dozen other things. The problem is that it is all the same and there is nothing much new. All these titles put the emphasis on talent, but unfortunately the function exists to protect management.

The Truth about Innovation in Recruitment

Innovation is one of the most important concerns of each organization and its role in the development and coordination of the market is inalienable. Innovation is also an important part of the recruitment field. Recently, we have heard a lot about the rise of chatbots, A.I., machine learning technologies and other technology advancements.

Employee Relations Moment of Truth: We All Fail

Do you know how I got into HR? I wanted to work with people. Every time I think about that sentence these days, “I want to work with people“, I can’t believe how naive I was.  Does anyone say they don’t want to work with people? I imagine there are some, but really, how often does that happen? Part of the reason I left…

The Story That Wins Becomes The Truth

In HR we hear a lot of stories. We love to tell ourselves we are hearing the truth from one side and a lie from another side, but the reality is both sides are stories with a little truth and a little lie built in. We then ‘measure’ who we feel is telling more truth than lie, and that side becomes the full truth….

Writer’s Block. Six-Year-Olds. And Truth.

Be forewarned.  I am experiencing writer’s block.  It’s so bad, I just poured myself a glass of bubbly and then proceeded to leave it in the kitchen. Which meant I had to get up, lost my train of thought once again, but brought back the bubbly. Why do I have writer’s block?  I’m totally uninspired by pop culture, current music, “news” feeds, the state…

Working AROUND the NEAR Truth! Who Offers Proximity Search?

Finding several terms that are close to one another is a way to make the search results more relevant, i.e. make the search more semantic. This feature is called Proximity Search; it’s especially useful when searching on the web and in long, unstructured documents. A familiar example is to search for the word manage close to the word people, to find bios of those who have managed people, vs. profiles that just have both words…