The “Hidden” Cost of Resumes and What You Can Do About It

Human resource costs can be reduced by replacing traditional resume screening with a pre-hiring assessment

Many businesses might not be fully aware of the underlying costs and implications of relying heavily on resumes during the recruitment process. While it’s common for a majority of decision-makers to prioritize resumes as their primary screening tool, this method can not only be costly but also may not yield the most accurate view of […]

How to Create a Successful Company Culture

Diverse group of professionals applauding and smiling within an office setting.

When you think of the phrase, “company culture,” it might call to mind things like casual Fridays, office parties and happy hours. However, research suggests that company culture is more than these surface-level perks, as it significantly influences various facets of an organization, including hiring practices, productivity levels and turnover rates. According to author James […]

Affirmative Action in a Changing Landscape

Recent developments have once again brought the topic of affirmative action to the forefront of national conversation. Thirteen state attorneys general have sent a letter to the CEOs of the 100 biggest U.S. companies, cautioning them about the legal consequences of using race as a factor in hiring and employment practices. This move demonstrates how […]

The Lifesaving Power of Soft Skills in Emergency Dispatch

In the field of public safety, the importance of technical abilities like reading a map or climbing a ladder cannot be overstated. However, there’s another aspect that often gets overlooked in the hiring process – soft skills. These skills, which measure who we are rather than what tasks we are capable of completing, are always […]

Hiring Great Sales Teams – And Where You’re Going Wrong

Hiring a great sales team is hard, but it isn't if you know where to look.

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 […]

Beyond Compliance: Bryq’s Proactive Approach to Unbiased AI

The HR tech market has been experiencing significant growth and innovation. Organizations have been increasingly adopting technology solutions to streamline their HR processes, improve recruitment and talent management, as well as to enhance employee engagement and development. AI-powered tools have become popular for automating tasks, analyzing large amounts of data and providing valuable insights for […]

Forging Leaders – 5 Ways to Invest in Company Leadership

Company leaders are important. Here are five great ways to invest in company leadership. Corporate leadership is incredibly important in 2023.

Leadership decides whether a company will succeed. Leaders are the brains behind every operation and are responsible for guiding and mentoring their teams. Because of that, their impact is even more extreme during times of uncertainty. Managers must be equipped with the skills they need to lead. Entire workforces look to higher-ups for guidance. So […]

The Hiring Freeze – What is Happening? And What Can We Do?

The hiring freeze is resulting in layoffs and hiring pauses throughout the tech industry and beyond.

Oh, so you thought the workforce couldn’t get any more chaotic than it already was? Think again. A handful of big tech companies have announced huge layoffs this month. Thousands of employees are being left without jobs, and companies are slowing down hiring initiatives. This “hiring freeze” is causing panic within many industries – especially […]