Tech companies have been in hot water lately for their treatment of women, and industry thought leaders like Sheryl Sandberg, Emily Chang and others have weighed in on the tremendous gender disparity problems in Silicon Valley. But as so many of us call for equality on International Women’s Day, plenty of labor institutions will make statements and predictions about the gender gap in our U.S. workforce. But who really knows how big the gaps are and what it will take to fill them?
As if finding the perfect candidate wasn’t daunting enough, recruiters are often faced with the task of specifying their ideal candidate through confusing and time-consuming search queries. Countless articles are devoted to proper Boolean searches for recruiting, yet we hear from many sourcing professionals who are fed up with the hoops they have to jump through to find that diamond candidate in the rough.
So, we made it easier. Entelo is shaping the future of recruiting automation by offering Boolean Builder, a Boolean-building assistant that automates manual parts of the sourcing process by instantly generating a search string and uses AI to suggest skills relevant to the job title.
Diversity hiring should not be controversial. Beyond being the right thing to do, McKinsey research indicates there are strong business reasons to focus on hiring candidates from different backgrounds and building diverse teams. People from different backgrounds bring unique perspectives and contribute to enhancing team creativity and balance, which can reduce groupthink and enhance problem solving. For the most part, many organizations are bought in on this and have deployed resources toward diversity hiring initiatives. So, the question remains, why aren’t workforces more diverse?