The Great Resignation: How Recruiting Teams Can Stay Ahead

These past two years have been a lot. From extremely low unemployment to hiring freezes to a shift in the way people factor work into their lives, the work world is changing. Though newly-dubbed, The Great Resignation isn’t coming as a major surprise for many people. As Shon Burton mentioned in a recent interview with RecruitingDaily:  “...What’s really interesting about this post-pandemic world is that it basically hit the reset...

Customer Story: Green Key Resources

In August, we got to celebrate a significant win alongside Green Key Resources as we won a Gold HCM Excellence Award from Brandon Hall Group for our work together. Green Key Resources was founded in 2004 to create connections between their recruiters, candidates, and the clients they serve. In late 2020, we joined forces to assess their existing tools and expertise before implementing a customized artificial intelligence solution. Executive Summary...

How Automation Makes Bad Decisions

There’s a lot of fear regarding implementing automation, artificial intelligence, or machine learning.  What if it makes a wrong decision?  Can I trust it to work well?  Is it going to replace me? How can I stay in control? We see stories about Siri searching things incorrectly, facial recognition software with dangerous bias, and autopilot cars in accidents. It’s natural to fear the failures of technology. But instead of running...

How to Build the Perfect Application Process

As the culture of work has changed, the job application process has changed as well.  Gone are the days of walking around to companies, picking up a paper application, and crossing fingers that you’d just get a role. Nowadays, job seekers invest in finding companies where they feel valued, welcomed, and powerful. Some job seekers even have running lists of “dream companies” with whom they always look for open positions. ...

The Basics of Data Normalization

What is data normalization, and why are we dedicating an entire blog post to it? We recently processed 62 million candidate data points and found the proof we’ve been waiting for. Recruiting has a data problem; an unstructured, messy, and ineffective data problem. Here’s what we found: When you break down those percentages, out of 62 million candidate records: Over 31 million records didn’t have a resumeAbout 22 million records...

Artificial Intelligence in Recruitment: What It Can and Can’t Do

Artificial intelligence and its role in recruitment have been topics of interest for years, but we’re hitting a turning point in that conversation. Teams are starting to see AI for what it is: a support tool to increase productivity. But there are still some inflated expectations to manage. The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Recruitment Gartner’s recently published 2021 Hype Cycle for Human Capital Management Technology explored how AI in...

Equality vs. Equity at Work

Before 2020, bringing up diversity in the workplace often resulted in hushed tones and nervous employees. Nowadays, those conversations have turned into vital pillars of communication in the workplace. As we move past understanding the role of diversity, the attention turns to inclusion, and tucked within that umbrella is the role of equality vs. equity. Equality vs. Equity: The Definitions Before we dive into the application of equality or equity,...

The Secret to High Volume Staffing

If your staffing team is facing a significant workload and uncertainty about staying on top of everything, you’re not alone. This mid-year point is a great time to sit down and analyze your current processes. As the second half of the year ramps up, we’re seeing “The Great Resignation” alongside increased workforce needs. So what’s the secret to making your high-volume staffing needs happen? Let’s take a look. Current Staffing...

How to Support LGBTQ+ Candidates

Happy Pride Month! You’ve likely seen the rainbow avatars across social media, but what is your team doing on a deeper level to support LGBTQ+ candidates at every step of the journey? Much like our recent blog post about supporting disabled and neurodiverse candidates, we wanted to look at how you can better support LGBTQ+ candidates. Being LGBTQ+ at Work Recent estimates suggest that roughly 5.9% of the US workforce...

How Talent Intelligence Makes Reskilling Easy

There’s nothing like a global pandemic and an ensuing financial and jobs crisis to remind you that flexibility is critical. 2020 reminded many recruiting teams that they need to remain flexible and open to learning to stay ahead. Quickly reskilling became a major topic of conversation. To reskill in the world of recruiting and hiring effectively, you’re going to need Talent Intelligence. What Is Reskilling? When the work world undergoes...

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