Visualizing Bias and Overcoming Roadblocks

You can’t talk about diversity in the workplace without diving into visualizing bias. What is Bias? Unconscious biases or implicit biases are “social stereotypes about certain groups of people that individuals form outside their own conscious awareness.” (Source). This is by far the most common type of bias. Conscious biases, sometimes called explicit biases, are the exact opposite; beliefs about certain groups that holders are aware of and consciously supporting....

The All Too Often Neglected Pool of Talent

This is the first post in a series of guest posts on the HiringSolved blog. Thank you to Jeffrey Shapiro for jumping in as our first writer!To learn more, connect with him on Twitter and LinkedIn! Lately, you’ve inevitably been hearing and reading the term unlearning a lot. Today I’m going to challenge you to think about rediscovery. Now you’re asking yourself, “How or what do I need to rediscover,...

Cost Per Hire: What It Means for the Business

What is cost per hire? Why is it important to track? How can you measure it? Why is it important to your team? The Basics of Cost Per Hire Cost per hire is the average amount of money you spent on making a hire. Focusing on it helps your team to make sure that they are appropriately allocating financial resources. Cost per hire is an exceptionally common metric for recruiting...

Why We Only Work With Your Internal Data

Here at HiringSolved, we love internal data. We love normalized, clean, and actionable data that helps recruiters do their jobs better. If you’re a recruiting team leader, you’re probably the same way. Our History with Internal Data HiringSolved was built by recruiters, for recruiters. Before creating HiringSolved, we found ourselves missing the data that we needed and running into major roadblocks accessing the data that was locked in our ATSs...

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: What Does That Mean?

Do you know the difference between diversity, equity, and inclusion or are you just using DE&I as a buzzword? The Current State of Diversity Recruiting We recently surveyed 150 organizations to learn about the current state of diversity recruiting. After running the survey, we compiled the full results in a recent report that you can download: Download the Report The Key Takeaways include: The Terms You Need to Know: Diversity,...

How “The Social Dilemma” Could Change Social Recruiting

Have you watched The Social Dilemma? What do you think it means for social recruiting? https://youtu.be/uaaC57tcci0 What is “The Social Dilemma”? This documentary pulls together interviews with some of social media’s innovators to explore what social media is doing to users. For many viewers, it was also a call to action to rethink how they use social media. In general, the documentary suggests that people work harder to understand the...

Resume Match: What It Is and How It Works

“I just want to find 5 more people who are as good as this one.” How many times have you found yourself saying that as you’re sourcing? Sourcing Challenges Finding the right candidates for an open position is one of the most difficult steps in the recruiting process. There are often thousands of people, if not more, who qualify for a position so it comes down to the sourcing process...

What’s New in Artificial Intelligence in 2020

The year 2020 has seen a lot of change, and much of that change hasn’t been great. One thing that has changed for the better this year is Artificial Intelligence. AI is continuing to advance rapidly, the way computer-based technology usually does. How Did We Get Here?  Artificial Intelligence (AI) became a field of study around 70 years ago. As recently as two years ago, most talks of AI technology...

Hitting Your Training Goals Faster with HiringSolved

How do your teams reach their training goals? For many companies, training is an unfortunate necessity. It would be wonderful to be able to set new employees loose and have them return incredible results, but thorough training is the best way to provide the support that employees need to be successful. In fact, Business Insider recently reported, “A new survey found a third of employees who quit their jobs did...

4 Ways to Boost Productivity…While Taking Care of Yourself

Most of us are six months into a lockdown period that many didn’t expect to last half this long. Many employees are still finding their footing when it comes to working from home and many are looking for ways to boost productivity. Here’s the thing: We’re all facing an incredible amount of stress and fear. While productivity shouldn’t be on the top of the list that you’re worried about, many...

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