As the Director of Talent, Diversity & Inclusion at DonorsChoose.org, Margie Cadet spends a lot of her time examining and eliminating opportunities for human bias within her team’s recruiting process.
Given the sheer amount of time recruiters spend sending off emails to prospective candidates, it’s surprising how few track key engagement metrics. According to the 2019 Recruiting Automation Trends Report, only 53% of recruiters track their email open rates and only 50% track click-through rates.
Another year, another long list of recruiting conferences and events to choose from. Deciding which event is best suited for your talent team is no easy task, which is why we’ve put together our annual Guide to Recruiting & HR Events.
The term ‘ghosting’ likely brings to mind dating apps and swiping right. However, in our latest episode of Hiring On All Cylinders, it’s not the woes of modern dating that we’re discussing– but rather the growing prevalence of ghosting in the professional world.
40% of job descriptions with the exact same skill requirements have completely different titles. This is according to research done by Duke Professor Sharique Hasan and is what he dubs the ‘language gap’ in hiring.
As a part of the industry responsible for machine learning, AI, and the ‘cloud’, it’s not at all surprising that tech recruiters are early adopters. Back in the heyday of job boards and ‘post-’n-pray’, tech recruiters shifted their focus towards passive candidates. And now, as most companies practice passive sourcing in some shape or form, the most successful tech recruiters rely on intelligent tools to give them a competitive edge.