The Beginner’s Guide to Candidate Personas

The modern recruiting landscape is more complex and competitive than ever before.  Thanks to recent upticks in the economy, organizations nationwide are now hiring at an unprecedented rate. Coupled with historically low unemployment rates, HR and recruiting professionals are often faced with more open positions than there are viable candidates to fill them. In fact, 65…

How Game-Based Assessments Can Help You Hire

Game-based assessments are gathering significant momentum as next-generation psychometric measures. What are Game-Based Assessments? Despite widespread use of psychometric assessments, a majority of organizations say they’re underwhelmed by existing solutions. Many of the available tools just seem a bit outdated and stale. Game-based assessments offer a powerful, candidate-friendly alternative to traditional assessment testing. Game-based assessments are…

5 Vanity Metrics Recruiters Should Look Beyond

In the past, recruiters relied on their intuition to strategize and hire top talent. But, today’s recruiters find themselves in a highly competitive, fast-paced digital landscape — and, in order to excel, they must track and analyze important metrics to inform their decision-making processes. Most recruiters have begun to embrace a data-driven mindset — but…

7 HR & Recruiting Articles to Read This October

While the autumn season signals the beginning of cozy weather, pumpkin spice lattes and the holiday season, it can also bring some not-so-great things, like busy schedules and stress. It’s during this time of year that college recruiting kicks into high gear, open enrollment takes place and year-end goals need to be met. Between all…

Here’s What the Perfect Glassdoor Profile Looks Like

If you’re reading the Glassdoor for Employers blog, odds are you already know how important Glassdoor is for talent acquisition and employee engagement. After all, 83 percent of job seekers are likely to research company reviews and ratings when deciding where to apply for a job (1), and over 55 million unique users visit Glassdoor’s mobile applications…

6 Must-Ask Interview Questions for September

Meaningful interview questions, like a gourmet birthday cake, are layered with flavorful sub-questions and ingredients that combine to provide a richer outcome. In other words, delving into the candidate’s mindset, energy level, achievements history, etc. and then connecting the dots as to how the candidate specifically will help solve the company’s problems is imperative for…