5 Impactful Benefits of Collaborative Hiring

5 Impactful Benefits of Collaborative Hiring

What do Netflix, Google, Facebook, and Apple have in common? That’s right, you guessed it: they’re big on collaborative hiring.Made popular by Silicon Valley, collaborative hiring is all the buzz these days. Maybe your organization has considered it, or even actively embraces it. Perhaps this is the first time you’ve ever heard of it.Wherever you are in your knowledge journey, it’s important to keep up-to-date with the most effective tools and techniques to continually streamline your process.Far from being just the latest fad that’ll disappear when the next novelty comes along, collaborative hiring is truly an approach that won’t rinse…
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The Impact of Google’s Interview Methodology on the Recruitment Landscape

The Impact of Google’s Interview Methodology on the Recruitment Landscape

Google being Google, there’s nothing simple about their hiring processes. While they make talent acquisition seem fairly straightforward, a huge amount of scientific research has actually gone into it. Until 2013, Google was infamous for its multiple interviews (up to 25) over 6-9 months. The idea was to avoid snap subjective judgements and to ensure the best mutual fit for any position, from entry-level right through to leadership.  Perhaps that accounts for the 0.2% of applicants who were eventually hired as Googlers. The infamous bit comes from the insanely challenging questions Google interviewers often threw the candidate’s way. Such as:…
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E-recruitment Tools to Optimize Hiring Processes

E-recruitment Tools to Optimize Hiring Processes

Virtual interviews are here to stay Recent global events have tipped business communications and operations on their head, and it seems there’s no going back. Companies have been catapulted deeper into the digital space, on the whole for the better. While some are still finding their feet in this brand new world, others have cheerfully embraced the opportunity this presents to optimize and modernize existing processes. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the recruitment sphere. Recruitment must adapt to thrive Recruitment is all about people. It’s about connecting, learning more about each other and, ultimately, deciding if your organization…
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7 Powerful Benefits of Virtual Interviewing

7 Powerful Benefits of Virtual Interviewing

There’s no doubt about it: There’s no doubt about it: the recent boom in virtual interviewing has blasted the traditional hiring process well into the 21st century.In many cases, the application-to-hire lifecycle has been slashed from months to just weeks (or even days), thanks to the sheer immediacy and efficiency of virtual screening.While face-to-face interviews still have a compelling role to play, the quality and speed of hire can be amplified by leveraging virtual interviews in the initial stages. Just some of its potent advantages include:Accelerated hiringAccess to a wider talent poolIncreased confidentialityReduction of subjectivity/emotional biasLower cost + greater ROIAbility to…
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