NYC AI Bias Law – What You Need to Know to Avoid Fines
Artificial intelligence (AI) has taken the world of work by storm. Whether companies are looking to improve diversity or speed up their hiring process, it’s clear that organizations are looking toward the future of work through the use of AI. Research shows that over 99% of Fortune 500 companies and nearly 1 in 4 of […]
Hiring Great Sales Teams – And Where You’re Going Wrong
Sales teams are important parts of any organization. These teams build strong relationships with customers based on trust. They help with brand recognition and awareness by being our companies’ loudest cheerleaders. Most importantly, they bring in valuable revenue that helps nurture the growth of our businesses. This poses the question: if we know that sales […]
Blind Screening: Building a Diverse and Effective Hiring Process
The phenomenon of discrimination in the workplace had been – and still is – an issue for most companies worldwide. Could blind screening be a way to mitigate this issue? An alarming 78% of black and ethnic minority employees were sometimes or often excluded from any decision making process. Additionally, hiring discrimination has not declined […]
Tokenism and 5 Ways to Avoid It in Your DEI Efforts
We all know that diversity is great for our organizations. Having a diverse team leads to higher levels of innovation, more productivity, and happier employees. It’s a ripple effect that ultimately leads to higher employee retention and bigger profit margins. It’s a win-win for everybody involved! But is there a wrong way to go about […]
Resume-Screening: Why Resumes Are Unreliable
Leonardo di Vinci wrote the first professional resume in 1482. On a piece of parchment, he listed some of the brilliant inventions he created and spoke about some of his innovative skill sets. Since then, the format of the resume has changed drastically, and so has the way we look over them. In the modern […]
How to Avoid Creating a Remote Toxic Workplace
Digital interviews are helping hiring managers and recruiters to save time and money during the recruitment process. No more emailing back and forth about suitable times for a video interview – why not just conduct digital interviews instead?
A Guide to Conducting Efficient Group Interviews
Group interviews can be a great way of shortening the time the interview process takes you. However, they aren’t always easy to manage and facilitate. Read this guide to conducting group interviews to find out how to do it effectively.
How Much a Resume Costs and What You Can Do About It
Despite being a popular screening method, resumes may not be your best option. Various studies show that resumes are not a good predictor of an employee’s performance, plus they could introduce biases in the hiring process. Given that bad hires could cost up to 30% of the employee’s first-year earnings, have you thought of how […]
What is Wrong with Resumes?
Let’s say you want to hire a software developer. You posted a job ad, received several dozens of resumes and now it’s time to start looking for your next great hire. You stumble upon one resume but only for a few seconds. This candidate joined Harvard, took a pre-law major and dropped out two years […]
Are there cognitive and personality differences between genders? An objective analysis.
Gender discrimination has been one of the most talked-about workplace bias subjects and one that is usually encapsulated and packaged around stereotypes. Women are caring, helpful and friendly while men are confident, independent and risk-takers. Needless to say that this has led to biased decisions when it comes to hiring. Such stereotypes have consequences, such […]