Save Time and Lose Bias with One-Way Video Interviews

As organizations continue to adapt to the ‘new normal’, recruitment has become a rapidly evolving business function. Without the time-tested tools of in-person interviews, smart organizations are turning to ‘one-way’ or ‘asynchronous’ video interviews. Not only do one-way video interviews reduce the cost and effort associated with recruitment, but they also help to remove implicit bias from the talent identification […]

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Why You Should Use Structured Interviews to Eliminate Bias in Hiring

Why You Should Use Structured Interviews to Eliminate Bias in Hiring

Many hiring managers prefer to use conversational interviews to evaluate potential new employees. Why? Without a rigid script, you can be yourself and encourage applicants to let their guard down. Perhaps even get to know them before making a decision. Fans of unstructured interviews point out that applicants tend to feel more at ease without the pressure of pre-set questions. […]

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Why Most Companies Get Hiring Developers Wrong

In my software development career, I’ve been hired and I have hired. Now, in my job of running a Talent Assessment company, I’ve been observing our customers dealing with the precarious nature of software developer hiring. In this blog, I will share my observations about these challenges as well as some solutions. 1. Talent Shortage? In 2019, 126,066 new Computer […]

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It’s the End of the Resume as We Know It — And That’s Just Fine

When will the governor lift the shelter in place order? Should employees wear masks and gloves in the office? Does my business qualify for a stimulus payment? Is teleworking and the remote office our new normal? During what has become known as ‘this time of great uncertainty’, companies can count on one thing as the country inches towards re-opening: they’re […]

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How to Use Technology for Efficient and Effective Remote Hiring

“The show must go on,” said Freddie Mercury.  And while he was referring to triumph over heartbreak rather than a novel coronavirus, the words still resonate.  Despite the economic challenges presented by COVID-19, businesses will continue to face staffing and recruitment needs.   But with public health authorities worldwide advocating social distancing as the best way to contain the outbreak, […]

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