Build a Diversity and Inclusion strategy for your organization with these 4 tips

4 Tips for Building a Diversity and Inclusion Strategy

It’s no secret that diversity and inclusion are serious business. A recent survey found that 69% of executives list diversity and inclusion as an important issue for their companies and that over 86% of candidates rate diversity as a key concern when choosing an employer. So why are so many organizations struggling to make an exceptional change? Plans and Strategies […]

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Video interviews save time and reduce bias

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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The Peter Principle: How to avoid promoting to incompetence

How to Avoid the Pitfalls of the ‘Peter Principle’

The manager who leaves you shaking your head after every call, wondering how ‘they’ ever gave ‘that guy’ so much responsibility. The colleague who seemed like a do-it-all superstar right up until her last promotion, but now can’t organize her own inbox. The team leader who calls endless meetings, but always seems more than a little confused about the big […]

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How to Learn from Underperforming Employees

Underperforming employees can require a lot of resources and unpleasant conversations. One study estimates that low performing employees make up between five and ten percent of your workforce. However, they consume at least 26% of their managers’ time. But it’s not all negative. Whether they’re diamonds in the rough or cautionary tales, we have a lot to learn from underperforming […]

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Why You Should Use Structured Interviews to Eliminate Bias in Hiring

Why You Should Use Structured Interviews to Eliminate Hiring Bias

Many hiring managers prefer to use conversational interviews to evaluate potential new employees. Why? Without a structured interview’s 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 […]

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