Two years ago, Flight Centre, an Australian airfare company, began to allow their recruiters rather than their hiring managers, hire the job applicants. Instead of presenting a small pool of qualified candidates to the hiring manager the recruiter instead gives them an employee.
As someone with recruiting experience, here are a few reasons why such a simple move is so brilliant. Continue reading “5 Reasons Why Your Recruiters Should Do The Hiring” »
Can a man who is 6’2” run a company more effectively than a man who is only 5’8”? Does a physically fit man or even one with a deep voice command more respect and thereby have more ability to be a CEO? Should an exceptionally attractive woman receive more opportunities than her less attractive counterparts? Should you earn more money for every extra inch of height you have? Continue reading “Success, It Ain’t All About Talent Baby!” »
Assistant Professor of Economics at Bard College and Levy Institute Research Associate Pavlina R. Tcherneva recently published the following chart, which has gotten a lot of notice by the press. It shows the distribution of income growth to the wealthiest 10% versus the bottom 90% that occurred during every post World War II period of economic expansion in the United States. Continue reading “With the Distribution of Income Growth Out Of Whack Can Employee Satisfaction Be Sustained?” »
With so many available applicants per every open position, how companies are having trouble filling open roles might seem bewildering. The infographic below shows the obstacles plaguing both job candidates and hiring managers in today’s hiring process. Continue reading “Infographic: Challenges of Today’s Hiring Process” »
Recently I received an email from a job candidate with this question, “How does your product (video interviewing) eliminate age discrimination in the hiring process?” As HR professionals we all know that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission enforces laws discriminating on any of the following bases: Continue reading “Can A Hiring Tool Eliminate Discrimination?” »