How to Improve Diversity in the Workplace

Launching or expanding a diversity hiring program to improve diversity in the workplace is a top hiring initiative for employers in 2021. This change can’t come soon enough. Currently, there are 3 Black CEOs heading Fortune 500 companies, all men. White men make up 85% of “high-paying boardroom positions while representing only 38% of the U.S. workforce.” A 2020 survey found a “leaky pipeline” for women where they make up...

4 Questions to Ask Before Buying Recruiting Software

The right recruiting software can mean the difference between a mediocre and an extraordinary recruiting team. But buying the right software can feel overwhelming. Do you need a new ATS? CRM? Should you be using video interviewing software? What about assessment tools? The Right Questions to Ask Before Buying Recruiting Software Before you buy any new software, there are a couple of questions that you need to have the answers...

Recruiting Efficiency: How to Measure and Improve It

When teams are faced with a talent overload and application overwhelm recruiting efficiency isn’t just a nice-to-have, it’s a must-have. In order to tackle more tasks the efficiency of a team needs to be a priority. Recruiting leaders are often tasked with a goal that’s easy to say, but hard to do: “Do more with less.” Whether less means a leaner budget or a smaller team, leaders are often tasked...

AI and Recruiting: What TA Professionals Need to Know

Artificial intelligence often feels like a far-fetched idea from sci-fi with uses like C-3PO. In reality, artificial intelligence is used every single day in most people’s lives with tools like Siri and programs like Pandora. AI is also used nearly every day in recruiting! Before we look at the role that AI can take in recruiting and talent acquisition, we need to differentiate between automation, artificial intelligence, and machine learning....

6 Steps to Creating Your Perfect Recruiting Process

As we move into this new year, a common question is, “How do we make this year better?” While many things are out of our control, what your recruiting process looks like could be more manageable than it currently feels. According to recent surveys, “close to 70% of organizations that have furloughed or laid off employees during the COVID-19 pandemic will backfill roles that were eliminated (68%), even with hiring...

Time To Fill: What It Means for the Business

Time to fill is one of, if not the most, common metrics that recruiting teams use to measure success. Let’s take a deeper look into what decreasing it can do for your company! What is Time to Fill? Courtesy of SHRM: “Time to fill captures the time for the entire hiring process, from job requisition to job acceptance.” Ultimately, the time to fill is the number of calendar days it...

What It Takes To Be a Great Recruiter in 2021

There’s something particularly refreshing about looking forward to the new year especially when we’re trying to leave behind a year like 2020. But what will great recruiting look like in 2021? Looking Back 2020 was one of the most unexpected years we’ve ever faced...and that’s putting it lightly. Between layoffs, workplace changes, budget cuts, and a national recession, every day left people wondering, “What’s next?” In the recruiting industry alone,...

HiringSolved and AECOM Win a Bronze Excellence in Technology Award

We are thrilled to announce that HiringSolved has won a Bronze Excellence in Technology Award for Best Advance in Talent Acquisition Technology alongside our partner, AECOM! In our work with AECOM, we were able to triple their productivity by defining a candidate shortlist in just 20 minutes and improving their search accuracy to 96%. You can see the full case study that achieved this win in our Resources. Download the...

Recruiting on a Budget

Let’s be honest: None of us were ready for 2020. While economists warned of an upcoming recession, no one predicted a pandemic, a massive shift in how work is done, and drastic financial changes to companies the world over. The question is no longer, “How do we be the best recruiting team we can be?” It’s now, “How do we be the best recruiting team we can be with a significantly...

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....

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