If anything, the Covid-19 pandemic has served as a catalyst to make mainstream the 1990s trend of working from home. A one-shift wonder, in many domains, the trend quickly fizzled out by the turn of the millennium when companies started finding it hard to monitor employees and measure productivity. Roll things forward ...
June 30, 2020Angus Young
Part 5: ATS Workflow This article will look at ATS workflow concerns, and we’re going to start with a little tightrope walk. When we surveyed TA leaders on “What problems do you want your new ATS to solve?” here’s what we got back: Recruiting and workflow inefficiency (37%). Recruiting ...
Part 3: ATS Request For Proposals Over half of our survey respondents said they would use an RFP process in their next ATS purchase, which is broadly in line with the percentage of those in-market who use the process. Within our survey of TA leadership across multiple industries, five key ...
Part 2: ATS Switching When we conducted surveys and conversations with talent acquisition leaders across a variety of industries, one of the questions was “How long have you had your current ATS vendor?” Far and away — over 75 percent — of the respondents said “Less than three years,” with a ...
Somewhere north of 90% of the Fortune 500 uses an Applicant Tracking System (ATS). Makes logical sense, of course: at that type of scale and hiring needs, having a centralized system to organize everything — and, more importantly, stay compliant — is huge. But if you’ve danced the #HRTech dance for even a ...
When you make it to an actual interview, don't blow it by what you say (or don't say). Try these instead. So you've written an awesome cover letter and you've perfected your resume. However you did it, you've ...
February 4, 2020Angus Young
A young man recently called in to Barbara Corcoran's Business Unusual podcast with a seemingly straightforward question. Her answer was surprising, but spot-on. Should he finish his degree in computer science, he wondered, or quit college? He felt he could learn the same knowledge much faster on his own, outside the ...
February 3, 2020Angus Young
I've asked this question in countless job interviews, and discovered that it's an effective way to evaluate soft skills such as self-awareness, empathy, and honesty. Many managers find it easier to test for hard skills than soft skills during an interview process. When it comes to technical aptitude, the candidate ...
January 28, 2020Angus Young
Hooking the best industry talent continues to remain one of the biggest tasks for recruiters who are constantly struggling to strike a balance between day-to-day recruitment activities. While this leaves little time to focus on emerging processes, it is equally important to stay updated because according to industry experts, the ...
April 20, 2018Lumesse Africa
If you talk to just about anyone who works in talent acquisition, they’ll say that recruiting in today’s market is harder and more challenging than ever before. Between the shifting expectations of job seekers to the increased competition for top talent, companies have been forced to improve and ...
April 16, 2018Lumesse Africa