Category Archives: Word on the Street

Word on the Street: Assessments in the Hiring Process

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Over the past few weeks, I’ve had meaningful conversations with dozens of talent acquisition leaders.  I learned that many of these leaders are considering including assessments as a part of their hiring process.  The assessments they are considering, however, are not for job skills, but for “fit” with the organization. I uncovered three different definitions of “fit” through these conversations:…

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Word on the Street: Job Boards are Alive!

By | Candidate Experience, Data and Measurements, Recruitment Process, Social Media, Talent Acquisition Strategy, Technology, Vendors, Word on the Street | 2 Comments

“Job boards are dead.” “Social media is the only way to recruit.” “Change your strategy and move away from job boards.” “The best candidates aren’t using job boards to find opportunities.” You’ve seen all of the headlines and read the blogs and articles by the industry pundits.  They all announce the death of the job board industry.  Well, they couldn’t…

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Word on the Street: Mobile Careers and Apply Top Priority for 2014

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Have you seen the Corporate Mobile Readiness Report, 3rd Edition, by iMomentus?  If not, download it now.  It’s free!  Mobile readiness was a key topic of conversation (and a very insightful breakout session) at last week’s recruitDC event in Silver Spring, MD, attended by over 250 talent acquisition professionals in the DC area. The data from iMomentus’ study reinforces what…

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