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No degree? No experience? No problem.

A high demand for skills combined with a low unemployment rate have made nontraditional pools of talent an attractive option for employers looking to boost recruiting efforts.

July 17, 2018

 

 


President Donald Trump said no one wins when people with criminal backgrounds are unable to adjust to life outside prison. It’s a waste of human capital, he said.

 

With today’s near record-low unemployment rate, HR professionals and employers are increasingly willing to tap underrepresented groups to fill the skills gaps in the American workforce.

May 18, 2018

 

 

We are operating in one of the hottest economies with some of the lowest unemployment levels in recorded history and yet, over 34 percent of people with disabilities are unemployed and looking for work. Companies who are committed to hiring the best talent and improving the candidate experience should be committed to being inclusive and accessible to all candidates, including those with disabilities.

April 13, 2018

 

People are the competitive edge in organizations. Winning companies are capturing the best talent, while others are falling behind because they can’t let go of their preconceived notions about hiring. By clinging to long-standing biases, leaders risk losing out on valuable employees who don’t fit the mold.

April 12, 2018
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On March 21, @shrmnextchat chatted with Kathy Rapp (@KatRappCEO of hrQ about Why Resumes Need to Retire.  

If you missed this excellent exchange of ideas, you can read all the tweets here: 

 

March 21, 2018

 


 

Our prisons are broken. The United States is home to 4.4 percent of the world's population but nearly 25 percent of the world's inmates. And while the goal of incarceration is to produce law-abiding and rehabilitated citizens, 75 percent of released prisoners are arrested again after five years.

March 21, 2018

 

 

Resumes. Should they stay or should they go?

Some will argue that resumes are no longer relevant in the new world of work, and that a list of past jobs and responsibilities and a college degree can’t translate the information about skills and competencies that employers need to make the best decisions about a candidate.

March 19, 2018

 

SHRM board member David Windley discusses how unconscious bias can derail workplace diversity efforts.

 

February 20, 2018

 

 

January 10, 2018

 


 

Recruiting technologies that have emerged over the past few years have been a boon for HR when it comes to unloading many of the burdensome administrative tasks that accompany the hiring process. However, with all this new technology, companies can run the risk of alienating the candidate with a cold and impersonal experience. Balance is needed.

January 9, 2018

 

 

An organization's HR team can create advocates out of any applicant—even the rejected ones—by ensuring each candidate has a positive experience. But too many organizations ignore, or blunder through the potentially unpleasant part of the recruitment process in which hopeful candidates must be told "Thanks, but no thanks."

November 14, 2017
 
 
 
According to a new study there has been little to no progress in reducing racial hiring discrimination since 1989. Researchers from Northwestern University, Harvard, and the Institute for Social Research in Norway looked studies on resume and interview discrimination in the past 28 years, looking for trends in the data. And boy did they find one – little to no progress.
 
October 18, 2017

On August 30, @shrmnextchat chatted with special guest Dawn Burke (@DawnHBurke) on The Secret Recipe for Great Hiring.

In case you missed this informative chat, you can read the tweets here:

 

August 30, 2017

 

It’s a common mission: Hiring managers and recruiters both want to find the best candidate for the job. Like any other relationship, talent acquisition teamwork requires trust and communication to be effective and successful. Finding the best candidate is hard work, and when a hiring manager rejects your “purple squirrel,” it can be disheartening.

August 28, 2017