Lever’s Top Recruiting Blog Posts of 2018


As we wrap up 2018 and head into the new year, it’s fun to look back at the past year to see what we’ve accomplished and learned. We’ve continued to build out a recruiting platform that helps over 1500 of the world’s most innovative companies source, interview, and hire top talent. Diversity & inclusion Interviewing Data-driven recruiting Recruitment process Candidate experience Collaborative hiring

6 Best Workplace Diversity Trends For 2018


A big focus in recruiting in 2017 was workplace diversity. Workplace diversity is defined as: understanding, accepting, and valuing differences between people of different races, ethnicities, genders, ages, religions, disabilities, and sexual orientations, as well as differences in personalities, skill sets, experiences, and knowledge bases. Here are the 6 best workplace diversity trends for 2018. Adopting a more diverse definition of diversity.


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Top HR & Recruiting Resources to Use in 2018

ClearCompany Recruiting

While everyone is setting their 2018 goals, now is also a great time to refresh yourself on key learnings from 2017. Recommended For 2018: With performance review questions being our most sought after article on the blog, we recommend conducting a quick audit of your performance review process to make sure these top questions, or variations of these questions are included in your structure. 2017 Goal is Overdue: Diversity Statistics That Will Make You Rethink Your Hiring Decisions.

5 Tips for Recruiting a Diverse Workforce


A lot of focus is placed on how to create diverse work cultures, but having a diverse workforce also largely depends on your recruitment efforts. Here are five tips for improving your diversity recruiting: Advertise the opening on diverse networks. Instead, connect with advocacy groups, community organizations and career networks aimed at diverse professionals to better advertise open positions. Ensure management is diversity-focused.

4 Trends That Hold The Key to Successful Recruitment in 2018 (LinkedIn Report)

Social Talent

This year, when LinkedIn interviewed industry experts about the state of hiring, four trends rose to the top: diversity, new interviewing tools, data, and artificial intelligence. Diversity. This came in as the top trend, with 78% of talent leaders, globally, finding that diversity impacts how they hire. Companies are prioritizing diversity for many reasons – the top two are to improve culture (78%) and to boost financial performance (62%).

How a lack of diversity hurts profits


The verdict is clear: If you’re not a diverse company, you’re going to fall behind. Research shows that diverse workforces are intricately linked to the overall success of an organization, including its profits. When it comes down to it, non-diverse companies stagnate. Here’s more information on how a lack of diversity hurts profits: Link to profits. So why exactly does diversity improve a company’s bottom line?

Workplace Diversity: How To Attract and Retain Amazing Talent

Social Talent

Employers are continuously changing how they approach diverse candidates. After all, it’s a fact that diverse companies perform better. Having a diverse workforce creates innovation and adds creativity. Furthermore, it’s important that you showcase your diverse workforce any way possible. Here we look at diversity initiatives and how you can shape your hiring process around diverse candidates so you can hire amazing talent! What Is Diversity?

25 Things to Know About Tech Recruiting as You Plan for Q2


How are you doing on your 2018 goals? 1: Dice’s own 2018 Salary Report showed how specialized skills are driving up the salary market. #2: 5: While there is a lot of talk about unicorns and startups, the biggest hiring powerhouses in the Bay Area tech hub are still huge enterprise companies: Apple, Amazon, Cisco, Oracle, and Google/Alphabet are 1-5 for 2018 expectations. Interview and Onboarding Trends. #6: What about this idea of “entry interviews,” then?

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How can your technical hires be more diverse?

Recruiting Daily

It’s no secret that the IT industry has a talent shortage, but just how short the shortage, and how lacking in diversity the sourcing and staffing efforts have been, is startling. Manpower’s 2018 Group Talent Shortage study honed in on the tech-industry numbers: 47 […]. Blog Posts Featured News codesignal d&i diversity hiring hiring coders inclusion interviewing Recruiting Sourcing tech technical hiring

Weekly Diversity and Inclusion News: January 3 - 9, 2018


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Your Secret Weapon In Candidate Interviews

Fistful of Talent

Listen – It is the hardest thing to do in an interview. Recruiters and hiring managers pay thousands of dollars to training firms to become the best interviewers. Interviewers : You want to tell your story about your company, life, and career paths. The problem is when the interviewer doesn’t listen. I doubt Bill Gates starts his interviews by telling someone how great he is… Like Socrates, a good interviewer knows they actually know nothing during an interview.

What does diversity in the workplace actually mean?


Diversity in the workplace: We hear a lot about it, but what exactly does it entail? The term gets thrown around a lot, but it’s often the case that companies think they have a diverse workplace when they really don’t. Let’s take a closer look at what diversity in the workplace actually means: Equal opportunity for every individual. Diversity in the workplace starts with the hiring process. Inclusivity and diversity go hand in hand.

Let Your Team’s Diversity Shine During Video Interviews

Spark Hire

Of course, diversity and inclusion are nothing new on the hiring scene. In this day and age, yes, but the deep-down, real meaning and focus of diversity hiring is just coming to light. In fact, it was just this year that 78 percent of hiring pros admitted diversity is shaping how they hire in the years to come in LinkedIn’s Global Recruiting Trends 2018 report. To do this, you need to show just how important diversity is to your current team.

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Video Interviews and Personalized Hiring in the World of Automation

Recruiting Daily

LinkedIn, for its 2018 Global Recruiting Trends report, surveyed 8,815 talent acquisition professionals and hiring managers about their recruitment activities, their recommendations and the prominent, effective trends they were seeing. Four best-practice trends driving the future of recruiting dominated responses: diversity, data, artificial intelligence, and new interviewing tools such as video. Blog Posts Featured diversity wepow

Practical Guide to 2018’s Top AI and Automation Trends


Machine learning is being used to automate sourcing and resume screening as well as analyze candidate fit during digitized interviews. In recruiting, chatbots are being used to ask candidates qualifying questions, answer FAQs, and even schedule an interview with a human recruiter. Interview scheduling is being automated by software that offer time slots when a recruiter is free that candidates can then select without a back-and-forth email, text, or telephone exchange.

7 Strategies to Hire Diversity of Thought In Your Organization

Achievers - Recruiting

If you want to be ahead of the competition, and bring in more innovation, then think with a diversity of thought mindset. Here are seven winning strategies to ensure you hire employees that bring diversity of thought and ideas. They may be conscious of recruiting people across the diversity spectrum, but are they looking for people who are the “exact right fit” meaning people who think exactly like you? Develop relationships with diversity related organizations.

Diversity and Inclusion Recruitment At RBC: An Interview With Vivian Li


RBC is one of the largest banks in the world, with more than 79,000 employees serving 16 million clients in over 200 languages and 40 countries, and an industry-leading reputation for their diverse workforce. Vivian is passionate about her role as it creates innovative win-win solution to bring diversity of thought to the organization she is proud to be part of. What are the unique strengths in financial institutions like RBC when it comes to diversity recruitment?

Open Minded Hiring Leads to Richer and Diverse Talent Pools

Social Talent

Diverse companies consistently outperform non-diverse companies. Here are some of the countless benefits of open-minded hiring: Commitment to diversity and inclusion. Applying these superpowers to the workplace could prove an amazing growth opportunity for autistic people and companies who are tyring to becoe more diverse. Interviews. Interview procedures can be the next challenging aspect of job-seekers with autism. Interview alternatives.

NEW: Measure Your Complete Diversity and Inclusion Hiring Results with Lever


Data is key to any business initiative, and it’s no different when hiring for diversity and inclusion. How successfully are you building a diverse pipeline of candidates? Are underrepresented minorities and women moving successfully through your interview pipeline? Product Diversity & inclusionWithout data, it’s nearly impossible to understand how your efforts are working and where you need to improve.

Hiring with Diversity in Your Company

Newton Software

What is Diversity Recruitment? Hiring for diversity is the process of removing unconscious bias from the recruitment process, resulting in a candidate pool that possesses a wider variety of skill sets, educational backgrounds, and experiences. On the surface, diversity in hiring may sound like a simple concept, but in practice, it’s quite difficult to completely remove unconscious bias from a company’s recruitment efforts. Benefits of Diversity in the Workplace.

11 Must-Ask Interview Questions This Month

Glassdoor for Employers

For March’s “Must-Ask Interview Questions,” I sought out three experienced, global recruiters and talent strategists who work with a diversity of candidates. Talent Acquisition informed candidate Interview Interviewing

Diversity in 2018: 3 Things Recruiting and HR Pros Need to Know


Many of us in the talent space have been poring over LinkedIn’s 2018 Global Recruiting Trends report in recent weeks, and with good reason: It’s packed with interesting, forward-looking data and helpful insights. Based on interviews with industry experts and a survey of almost 9,000 recruiters & hiring managers from around the world, the report covers “the four ideas changing how you hire” , and it details the biggest initiatives in talent acquisition right now.

Diversity in 2018: 3 Things Recruiting and HR Pros Need to Know


Many of us in the talent space have been poring over LinkedIn’s 2018 Global Recruiting Trends report in recent weeks, and with good reason: It’s packed with interesting, forward-looking data and helpful insights. Based on interviews with industry experts and a survey of almost 9,000 recruiters & hiring managers from around the world, the report covers “the four ideas changing how you hire” , and it details the biggest initiatives in talent acquisition right now.

Everything you need to know from HR Tech 2018


The candidate user experience (UX) can significantly impact your brand, which comes down to the technology stack that guides a candidate from a job ad to the application to an interview and finally the offer. Mya can help you automatically screen and schedule candidate interviews at scale. Diversity: Even diversity initiatives can be accomplished with advanced technology. Every year we go to HR Tech in Las Vegas.

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3 Actions to Take for Recruiting a More Diverse Workforce

Recruiting Daily Advisor

It’s becoming more and more important for hiring managers and employers to create a uniquely diverse workforce and equally diverse workplace, right now. Here are some compelling statistics to consider: 45% of people surveyed think that hiring managers are in the best position to increase diversity, compared to the CEO or the entire HR department. Companies in the top quartile for racial and ethnic diversity are 35% more likely to have returns above national industry medians.

Evaluating Candidates After an Interview

Newton Software

For many interviewers and hiring managers, choosing the right candidate for an open position can seem like putting ta puzzle together. For most companies, the answer to this question takes the form of a post-interview evaluation. In this article we cover why the post-interview evaluation is so important and how any company can conduct a proper post-interview evaluation to uncover the perfect candidate. How to Conduct a Post-interview Evaluation.

Glenn Gutmacher Interview


I had the opportunity to interview Glenn Gutmacher he currently works at State Street as a Talent Sourcing Manager. I’ve been looking forward to this interview for a while now! But the area I’ve increased my awareness and skills the most over the last five years is diversity.

Best 10 Company Career Pages for 2018


To that end, we scoured the internet to showcase 10 of the most compelling and attractive company career pages for 2018. The bold declaration to “join the band” and links to “go backstage” to find out more about employee diversity statistics feel fun while staying on brand. Like a video game, the company likens their employees to heroes, with behind-the-scenes video interviews that follow employees through their day-to-day lives with the company.

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How To Set Your 2018 Recruiting Goals


Although 2018 is still several months away, it’s never too early to take a look at some of the goals you should consider setting for the year ahead. Perhaps you need to increase the amount of time you spend assessing candidates for cultural fit during interviews. Focus on diversity. By now we all know that fostering a diverse workplace makes good business sense. So don’t let diversity goals be an afterthought or some meaningless box that you just try to check.

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How Leaders Can Encourage Representation in the Workplace


This sentiment applies to the level of diversity in your staff, as well. Diverse hiring practices ultimately lead to a higher level of representation at your organization. Diversity hiring is so much more than compliance with government regulation. Ultimately, the goal of diverse hiring is to recognize and remove biases from your recruiting pipeline. Identify hiring diversity metrics. Are female candidates applying but not getting interviewed?

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Want to Improve Your Diversity Hiring? Look At Your Process Through Candidates’ Eyes

Spark Hire

This year, many organizations have upped their game to find and hire more diverse talent. But chances are, you’re still not seeing the results you want in regards to your diversity hiring initiative. In fact, the 2018 Global Recruiting Trends report from LinkedIn found that 38 percent of companies are still having trouble finding diverse candidates. An additional 14 percent find it difficult to get these job seekers to move past the interview process.

A Focus On Diversity Hiring Goes Far Beyond Recruiting Teams


Many recruiting teams are focused on diversity hiring in today’s workplaces, but the truth is, diversity hiring goes far beyond just the recruiting team. To successfully implement and execute on a plan to hire or promote more diverse workers, the entire company needs to be on board with any and all efforts made. What Is Diversity Hiring. At its core, diversity hiring is pretty similar to any other type of hiring plan. Why Diversity Hiring Is Important.

The Best Jobs in the United States: 2018


To identify the best jobs in America in 2018 we here at Indeed focused on two factors: salary (jobs with a baseline salary of at least $75,000) and abundance of opportunity (jobs which have seen the most growth on Indeed since 2014). Here are the best jobs of 2018. Last year tech roles dominated the best jobs results, but the 2018 rankings contain a wider variety of industries, with a particularly strong showing for construction and healthcare-related roles.

Guest Blog: 5 Powerful Tips For Guaranteeing Diversity In Your Hiring


When we don’t prioritize recruiting and obtaining a diverse group of employees, we lose the benefits that diversity carries – a variety of viewpoints with equally varied ideas for innovation, strategic familiarity with more representative populations of society at large, a positive reputation, and perhaps even happier customers. Diversity in the workplace is a positive variable in the effort for long-term organizational sustainability and prospects for growth.

How the Best Companies Interview Top Candidates

Glassdoor for Employers

So, how can the every day recruiter or talent acquisition leader learn how to interview better? Glassdoor recently revealed its Best Places to Work award winners, and as a part of the honor, we asked many of the companies’ executives to share with us their tips and tricks for interviewing top candidates in this ultratight labor market. Tip #1: Present a variety of candidates with a case interview. We use case interview techniques for some positions,” says Maceda.

4 Ways You Can Stomp Out Gender Biases in Interviews

Spark Hire

Even though these gender biases remain in the interview process and can present hiring challenges, there are a number of ways your team can combat them: 1. Use interactive role-play interviews to show your team direct examples and solutions for harmful biases. Discuss what biases you found stick out most during the interview process. While it was likely uncomfortable, you’re now equipped to check yourself during interviews. “Inherent biases exist.”.

The Do’s and Don’ts of Digital Interviews

Spark Hire

From reviewing resumes to interviewing job seekers, you have little time to do anything but consider who is best for open positions. Luckily, digital interviews are available to consistently simplify the hiring process. In fact, our 2018 Growth Hiring Trends report found that 31 percent of rapidly growing companies are looking to start using digital interviews this year. Digital interviews allow hiring pros to quickly and effectively assess candidates.

4 Major Effects Of AI On Recruiting & Diversity


Here are 4 mechanis ms on how AI is reducing bias in recruiting and its effect on diversity. The technology suggests alternatives that are more inclusive in order to attract a more diverse candidate pool such as “committed” and “responsible.”. Studies conducted at the University of Toronto found Asian applicants were 75% more likely to receive an interview when they used a “whitened” version of their name on their resume.

Employers Aren’t All That Interested in Artificial Intelligence (Yet)


Diversity Interviewing LinkedInFor all the talk and commentary dedicated to artificial intelligence in our industry, you’d think adoption and interest would be hockey-sticking to the moon. Unfortunately, you’d be wrong. So says a new report by LinkedIn.

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5 Important Lessons Learned at Social Recruiting Days 2018


asked Anna Ott and Robindro Ullah as they welcomed audiences to the main stage of the Ellington Hotel in Berlin for the final day of Social Recruiting Days 2018. Discussions about what’s next in recruiting were the major focus of the day’s schedule, which featured interactive sessions that armed recruiters with new tools to do their jobs better, explored topics of diversity and inclusion, and took a deep dive into the challenges of being human in a digital industry.