Success, It Ain’t All About Talent Baby!

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 … Continue reading

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With the Distribution of Income Growth Out Of Whack Can Employee Satisfaction Be Sustained?

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 … Continue reading

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Infographic: Challenges of Today’s Hiring Process

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.

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Can A Hiring Tool Eliminate Discrimination?

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 … Continue reading

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Are Older Workers Holding on to Jobs Hurting Younger Workers Looking for Jobs?

As a provider of job candidate assessment software we are very focused on turnover. We hate costly employee turnover, which studies have shown is mostly caused by poor job fit.  So we work hard to build software solutions that measure … Continue reading

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Video Interviewing & The Disabled: Do You Need An Accommodation?

Last month I had the opportunity to sit on a panel with three lovely women at the National ILG conference in Washington D.C. to talk about video interviewing and the disabled.  Our session “Access, Accommodations & Video Interview” discussed best … Continue reading

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The Battle For Transgender Rights One Restroom At A Time.

As an attendee and presenter at the 2014 American Psychological Association conference held in Washington, D.C. in mid-August, I was struck by the presence of several “gender neutral ” restrooms.  Being of a certain age my first thought was that this … Continue reading

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Corporate Greed Stifles the Economy and Fuels A Coming Storm

I stumbled onto a startling statistic recently by the Economic Policy Institute in regards to the CEO to worker compensation ratio.  According to their report the CEO to worker pay ratio in 1965 was 20-1.  So if in 1965 I … Continue reading

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Hiring Managers, Wake Up and Hire Your Candidates Already!

Last week my blog post implied that an increase of available jobs would make finding talent more difficult for hiring managers, but would also spur them into making a hiring decision more quickly.  In the past, you see, hiring managers … Continue reading

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Will An Increase in Jobs Make Finding Talent More Difficult?

Careerbuilder’s Midyear U.S. Jobs forecast shows that employers will hire more full time, part-time and contract workers in the remaining six months of this year as compared to 2013. Sounds like good news for job seekers, but as a hiring manager … Continue reading

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