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Hiring Wisdom: Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Work Here

Note: The following are selections from the Humetrics blog. Employee experience Regular readers here will know I’m always touting employee stay conversations because they create high levels of employee engagement and are a powerful retention tool. If you haven’t bought…

Hiring Wisdom: Hard Questions Make For Better Hires

Although impolite, rude, and bullying social media behavior grab the headlines, ours is still a basically polite society. That’s why most of us rely on our pre-employment paperwork to ask job applicants the tough questions about drugs and honesty. Then we compound…

Half of All Workers Got No Raise This Year

Hiring tips, management help and the role that compensation plays in recruiting, from the Humetrics blog. Half of All Workers Got No Raise A new survey finds just over half of the respondents have not gotten a bump in salary over the past…

Maybe You Should Interview Everyone

Note: With unemployment at a 17 year low, and the number of people in the labor force hovering around a 40 year low, there’s no reason to think hiring is going to get any easier in the coming months. So…

Video Interviewing Sector Consolidates as Growth Slows

GreenJobInterview, an early entrant in the video interview arena, is being acquired by Montage, one of its two leading competitors. No financial details were disclosed in this morning’s announcement, which also included news that Montage had closed an $8 million funding round…

How AI Is Improving Recruiting and Hiring

The HR technology landscape has been transformed in just a few short years. From advances in ATS software to the emergence of cloud-based systems and gamification-influenced platforms, hiring is one of the most explosive spaces for innovation. Artificial intelligence is…

Help Your Board Make a Successful CEO Hire

The Center for Creative Leadership has estimated that “failure” in senior leadership positions has increased in recent years. As the senior partner for a boutique career transition firm, working exclusively with senior executives, I have been a witness to a…