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One-way video interview biases: potential risks for diversity

Workable

One-way video interviews – also known as asynchronous – enable recruiters to eliminate biases by providing all candidates with a uniform interview structure. Video interview biases: most common risks. You’ve handed over four interview questions to candidates, one generic (e.g.

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Using Personality Assessments in Hiring

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Does your organization utilize personality assessments as part of the hiring process? Here are a few reasons employers use personality assessments as part of the hiring process: Personality assessments can assess whether an individual will be a good match for the organizational culture.

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Summer Hammons: Finding Her Way into Diversity, Equity, and Belonging

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Seeking Diversity in a Traditionally Homogeneous World. In white-collar industries, it’s generally not enough for companies to sit back and wait for diversity to find them; they need to be proactive at cultivating diversity within their ranks and creating a culture of diversity.

Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace: Benefits and Challenges

Achievers - Recruiting

The positive impact of diversity and inclusion is no longer debatable. According to Deloitte, diverse companies enjoy 2.3 Gartner found that inclusive teams improve team performance by up to 30 percent in high-diversity environments. What is diversity and inclusion?

6 Companies Doing Their Bit to Improve Diversity & Inclusion

Social Talent

The case for embracing diversity in the workforce is stronger than ever! Diverse companies now outperform non-diverse companies by a whopping 35% ! As a result, diversity is something every company should strive for. Which is why today, we’re taking a closer look at 6 companies who are doing their best to make their workforce more diverse and more inclusive. Read more about Pinterest’s plan for a more diverse company, here.

15+ HR Assessment Tools to Use from Us this Year

The Hire Talent

In pre-employment testing, HR assessment tools play a crucial role in screening candidates, differentiating between them, and selecting the ones who match the job profile the best. Best HR Assessment Tools from the Hire Talent. What is an HR assessment? The Power Interview Guide.

Achieve Diversity through Expanded Recruitment Efforts

Recruiting Daily Advisor

As the Black Lives Matter movement continues to make headlines across the nation pushing for social justice and equity, there is an even greater call for employers in all industries to be more diverse and inclusive. And how do we become more diverse if there is a lack of diverse candidates?

5 Simple Ways to Improve Diversity Hiring Practices in Your Organisation RIGHT NOW!

Social Talent

The issue of diversity in recruitment and hiring practices is one of the biggest being faced by our industry in 2015 – particularly for those of us recruiting and hiring within technical industries. But why is diversity hiring so important these days? But while we strongly advise you to comply with any and all legal regulations in your country, you should be hiring for diversity due to the exceptional business case for it! Assess Where You Recruit.

Diversity Recruitment Strategy Guides - Workplace Diversity: What, Why, and How?

Recruiting Blogs

What is “Workplace Diversity”? Benefits of a diverse working environment. Challenges of a diverse working environment. Diversity recruitment strategy: 5 simple steps to a successful workforce. Step 1: Attract a Diverse Workforce. What is “Workplace Diversity”?

Building a Diverse & Inclusive Distributed Workforce

HIRED

One of the strategic considerations companies may have been able to make is to take stock of their workforce and workplace for its diversity and inclusion and the work that still needs to be done. Diversity in recruitment. Diversity & Inclusion Hiring Remote Work

Unscientific Assessment: How To Use Phrenology for Screening and Selection

Recruiting Daily

Most of these ideas, of course, were total rubbish, but so too is the pseudoscience being peddled by most of the vendors operating in the assessment space today, too. For the uninformed (or scientifically minded), phrenology is the belief that an individual’s character and mental capacity could be determined by interpreting their cranial structure – in other words, reading the bumps on a person’s head to assess their true potential (or lack thereof).

The Ultimate First Aid Kit For Recruiters

Social Talent

Feel empowered by Aubrey Blanche, Head of Diversity and Inclusion from Atlassian talking on fostering equality with data. Did you know our video interview series is also available for audio only? This book is a collection of Sullivans greatest blogs he’s written on recruitment, covering areas of the industry as diverse as agency culture, retained recruitment, assessment, employer branding, job advertising, the candidate experience and even employee engagement.

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How to conduct an interview: An interview checklist

Workable

Learning how to conduct an interview effectively can be challenging, but hiring the best candidate is a worthwhile reward. Use this guide and interview checklist for employers to improve your interviewing skills: How to prepare to interview someone for a job. Modify and use this checklist to help you prepare for an interview: It’s a good idea to set aside some time before and after interviews. Craft effective interview questions.

3 Hiring Practices That May Soon Replace Job Interviews

Glassdoor for Employers

Selection processes that consist of merely an unstructured interview are a poor predictor of success, yet an interview is still the candidate assessment tool of choice for many hiring managers. But what are hiring managers missing by only subjecting applicants to interviews?

6 Tactics for Effectively Building Diversity and Inclusion

Linkedin Talent Blog

Many companies in the last month have made a commitment — or renewed an earlier commitment — to build a workplace that is diverse and inclusive. But there is an art, shaped increasingly by science, to crafting an effective post that will elicit applications from a diverse field of candidates.

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.”.

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

Ideal

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.

The Worst Job Interviews Ever.

Recruiting Daily

When I stand back and take a look at job interviews, the whole concept seems, I don’t know, a little weird to me. But even the most seasoned recruiter has to admit that even the best interviews are, intrinsically, just a bit bizarre. Job interviews? For an industry that preaches authenticity, interviewing ends up being a performance that’s often forced or fake. Interviews Gone Bad: When Candidates Attack. The 10 Worst Job Interviews Ever.

Executive Search Interview Questions and Answers!

Executive Search Insights

Senior-level candidates can expect to be challenged when facing retained executive search interview questions. There is no cheat sheet of common questions and answers that can be expected in an executive interview – no list of questions that a potential board director can prep for. There are no generic answers to leadership interview questions – but there are themes you can prepare for. Examples of first versus second interview questions.

6 Tactics for Effectively Building Diversity and Inclusion

Linkedin Talent Blog

Many companies in the last month have made a commitment — or renewed an earlier commitment — to build a workplace that is diverse and inclusive. But there is an art, shaped increasingly by science, to crafting an effective post that will elicit applications from a diverse field of candidates.

7 Incredibly Intriguing Recruitment News Stories this Week – 6th June 2016

Social Talent

GitHub Have Released First-Ever Diversity & Inclusion Report. According to Techcrunch.com , GitHub, the online repository startup, has released its first-ever diversity and inclusion report. Unfortunately, the report reveals that GitHub are no different from the majority of tech companies in Silicon Valley and beyond when it comes to diversity. 20 Questions Your Candidate Shouldn’t Ask in an Interview. requested Allgood come in for an interview the next day.

Why Recruiters Should Consider Structured Interviews

Achievers - Recruiting

Your interviews are probably more unstructured than they should be. Too many recruiters and hiring managers ask interview questions that reflect their biases, increasing the likelihood that they don’t fairly compare candidates. Even worse, many recruiters just “wing it” when conducting interviews because they claim that’s the best way to, “get a real feel for the candidate.” You need clear criteria with which you’ll assess each candidate’s responses.

Stop the Blame Game: How Hiring Managers and Recruiters Can Partner to Improve Diversity Efforts

Linkedin Talent Blog

As a part of my consulting business , I do diversity recruiting training programs for both recruiters and hiring managers. To increase diversity within an organization, recruiters must hold up their end of the partnership. So, how do we move the dial toward increasing diversity?

7 Tactics to Bolster Diversity and Inclusion at Your Company

Linkedin Talent Blog

was a proponent of diversity and inclusion long before it was called that, speaking famously and powerfully about “all of God’s children” working together. Know the business case for diversity — and share it. You can also start assessing which questions lead to the best hires.

How LinkedIn Is Training Its Recruiters to Champion Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging

Linkedin Talent Blog

Moving diversity, inclusion, and belonging (DIBs) efforts forward is a top priority for many talent professionals this year , including the team at LinkedIn. To become a true champion of diversity, inclusion, and belonging, recruiters must be advocates and influencers who lead by example.

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How Badly is Your Unconscious Bias Affecting Your Recruiting Skills?

Social Talent

Whether we are aware of it or not, each and every one of these things will affect who we select for interview, how we interview them, who we hire and our reasons for hiring them. For example, when we interview someone we feel we have some affinity with, our micro-affirmations play out a bit more than they usually would with someone we felt we didn’t share an affinity with. Be aware of your micro-affirmations when interviewing candidates.

We Can All Learn Creativity: An Interview with Allen Gannett

Indeed

To find out, Gannett conducted interviews with professionals renowned for their creative contributions — from Michelin-star chefs to leaders in technology, media and entertainment. Of course, history is full of people who worked hard on creations that never became innovations.

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One Year Down, Unbound Business Ahead: An Interview with Heidi Spirgi

Cornerstone On Demand - Talent Management

In our recent interview, Heidi shared that she, along with the rest of the Cornerstone team, is adapting under a brand of leadership they’ve called “unbound” : Focused on removing the constraints that limited companies in the past, and instead using learning to drive business agility.

A Diversity Hiring Platform's CEO Shares 4 Tactics for Building More Diverse Teams

Linkedin Talent Blog

Like many others, Porter Braswell has a diversity challenge at his company. But, building truly diverse companies isn't easy. In fact, LinkedIn’s Global Recruiting Trends 2018 shows diversity to be the No. His nearly four-year-old company has helped firms such as Pfizer, Morgan Stanley, Bloomberg, and the PGA of America expand their diversity pipelines. Porter concedes that even his company — which has diversity at its very core — comes up short.

How Recruiting Technology Changed the Game for Esurance

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Building a diverse workforce with unbiased hiring decisions. With recruiting technology, of course! Use Video Interviews to Simplify the Screening Process. In addition to modernizing the application process, Esurance also adopted a video interviewing strategy to simplify and speed up the screening process for both recruiters and candidates. Hire Diverse Talent to Attract Diverse Customers.

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How Recruiters (And Candidates) Can Still Have Love For Job Interviews.

Recruiting Daily

For all the talk of “reinvention” in recruiting, for all the products promising to “disrupt” hiring, and for all the banal banter about fixing what’s “broken” in talent acquisition today, the one part of the process that has more or less escaped any modicum of automation, transformation or innovation is perhaps the most important: the job interview. The Massacre: Why We Still Suck At Job Interviews.

How the FBI Overhauled Its Hiring Process to Improve Diversity and Create a Better Candidate Experience

Linkedin Talent Blog

In 2016, former FBI director James Comey realized the organization was facing a diversity crisis in its special agent ranks. population was becoming increasingly diverse , the FBI’s special agent population was becoming more homogenous — with the share of agents from underrepresented groups dropping from 18.9% Here’s what the government agency learned from the experience — and the steps it took to modernize recruitment, improve diversity, and, ultimately, keep the public safe.

AI Recruitment: Does Automated Interviewing Work for Hiring Managers?

Vervoe

As human resource managers begin to deploy AI for live job interviews and to assess other candidate questions and answers, this tool can dramatically decrease time to hire, as well as help companies improve their candidate matching abilities. Here’s how AI can help recruiters improve the hiring process by using automated interviewing and other tools. Human vs. robot: why AI is winning Cost savings to HR teams How AI interviews work What jobs can you use AI interviews for?

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If a Candidate Isn’t a ‘Good Fit,’ You Need a Good Reason Why, Says Court

Recruiting Daily Advisor

You interview multiple employees/applicants for a position, and one just stands out. The school district’s superintendent, Darron Edwards, delegated Mark Beechem, principal at the high school, to interview applicants for the position. We all know the drill.

Josh Bersin’s recruiting and HR trends for 2021

Workable

Re-skilling, up-skilling, new job models, new job architectures, new organization models, a focus on the environment, the global climate issues, diversity inclusion equity, Black Lives Matter. And you can’t just kind of go to a course and learn how to do it, and then do it,” he says.

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Tackle Affinity Bias With These 3 Steps

Visier - Talent Acquisition

Hiring for diversity involves more than bringing people with different ethnicities, backgrounds and experiences into the organization. It’s also about creating an employment brand to attract and retain diverse talent. Diversity & Inclusion

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How the FBI Overhauled Its Hiring Process to Improve Diversity and Create a Better Candidate Experience

Linkedin Talent Blog

In 2016, former FBI director James Comey realized the organization was facing a diversity crisis in its special agent ranks. population was becoming increasingly diverse , the FBI’s special agent population was becoming more homogenous — with the share of agents from underrepresented groups dropping from 18.9% Here’s what the government agency learned from the experience — and the steps it took to modernize recruitment, improve diversity, and, ultimately, keep the public safe.

How Wayfair Uses People Analytics to Improve DEI

Visier - Talent Acquisition

By putting data in the hands of their leadership, Wayfair is improving their diversity, equity, and inclusion strategies. Investing in diversity, equity, and inclusion plays a key role in helping the organization support their employees. Diversity & Inclusion

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Benefits of Automated Recruiting

Arya Recruiting Robotics

By automating the sourcing and initial screening processes, recruiters gain 3 to 5 hours back each day that can be spent engaging with candidates, interviewing applicants and performing other tasks that require human intelligence. The study required the companies to implement hiring assessments created by PeopleMatter that asked candidates a variety of questions about their technical skills, personality, cognitive skills, and fit for the job. Greater diversity.

Should You Encourage Job Applicants to Take MOOCs?

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Massive open online courses (MOOCs) that are administered on platforms like EdX and Udemy have grown in popularity and standing in the past few years, and many employers are starting to rely on them to teach their own employees in the workplace and are beginning to view them more favorably overall. Offer a diverse and global learning experience. Screening, Assessment, Interviewing MOOC questions Udemy