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Let’s talk about diversity, equality, and inclusion (DE&I) at work.
Let’s talk about positive team building. Think of it, what do you really know about those working alongside you?
In between what’s considered trendy and what’s considered set in stone, employers have a myriad of options on how to lead their teams. Ultimately, the manner in which leaders guide their teams comes to define the organization’s company culture, which in turn plays a role in employee engagement, retention, performance, and even recruitment.
One moment they’re here, the next they’re not; let’s talk about candidate ghosting.
What’s the difference between talent acquisition and recruitment?
Finding the right candidates isn’t easy; recruiters often post a job and find themselves swamped by applications which are not suited to the position. While most recruiters may think that this is a product of candidates mass-applying to jobs with little to no consideration, what if we looked at the way we source our candidates?
In the midst of an article topic brainstorm session, my coworker at Vela handed me a laminated newspaper article titled “A Deal-Breaker Question for Job Interviews”, published in the New York Times on August 28th 2011.
Rejecting candidates is hard. Be it candidates who are just passing by, or the ones who show passion and commitment, letting them go never gets easier.
When we close a job opening, we’re usually left with two things; a new hire we can’t wait to meet, and the harrowing task of rejecting other candidates. It’s not easy, and it doesn’t feel good, yet the latter remains a painstaking but necessary process in today’s recruitment.
The importance of the candidate experience on an employer’s brand image often goes understated. When considering the makings of a positive employer brand, we tend to attribute importance to marketing efforts and communications campaigns, yet what about the candidate experience?
The recruitment industry has seen a considerable amount of changes in the last few years. Topics such as employer branding, recruitment marketing, and the candidate experience have all taken the center stage, highlighting the inherent importance of different factors within the field.