What It Takes To Be a Great Recruiter in 2021

There’s something particularly refreshing about looking forward to the new year especially when we’re trying to leave behind a year like 2020. But what will great recruiting look like in 2021? Looking Back 2020 was one of the most unexpected years we’ve ever faced...and that’s putting it lightly. Between layoffs, workplace changes, budget cuts, and a national recession, every day left people wondering, “What’s next?” In the recruiting industry alone,...

HiringSolved and AECOM Win a Bronze Excellence in Technology Award

We are thrilled to announce that HiringSolved has won a Bronze Excellence in Technology Award for Best Advance in Talent Acquisition Technology alongside our partner, AECOM! In our work with AECOM, we were able to triple their productivity by defining a candidate shortlist in just 20 minutes and improving their search accuracy to 96%. You can see the full case study that achieved this win in our Resources. Download the...

Recruiting on a Budget

Let’s be honest: None of us were ready for 2020. While economists warned of an upcoming recession, no one predicted a pandemic, a massive shift in how work is done, and drastic financial changes to companies the world over. The question is no longer, “How do we be the best recruiting team we can be?” It’s now, “How do we be the best recruiting team we can be with a significantly...

Diversity in the Workplace: Visualizing Bias and Overcoming Roadblocks

You can’t talk about diversity in the workplace without diving into bias. What is Bias? Unconscious biases or implicit biases are “social stereotypes about certain groups of people that individuals form outside their own conscious awareness.” (Source). This is by far the most common type of bias. Conscious biases, sometimes called explicit biases, are the exact opposite; beliefs about certain groups that holders are aware of and consciously supporting. In...

The All Too Often Neglected Pool of Talent

This is the first post in a series of guest posts on the HiringSolved blog. Thank you to Jeffrey Shapiro for jumping in as our first writer!To learn more, connect with him on Twitter and LinkedIn! Lately, you’ve inevitably been hearing and reading the term unlearning a lot. Today I’m going to challenge you to think about rediscovery. Now you’re asking yourself, “How or what do I need to rediscover,...

Cost Per Hire: What It Means for the Business

What is cost per hire? Why is it important to track? How can you measure it? Why is it important to your team? The Basics of Cost Per Hire Cost per hire is the average amount of money you spent on making a hire. Focusing on it helps your team to make sure that they are appropriately allocating financial resources. Cost per hire is an exceptionally common metric for recruiting...

Why We Only Work With Your Internal Data

Here at HiringSolved, we love internal data. We love normalized, clean, and actionable data that helps recruiters do their jobs better. If you’re a recruiting team leader, you’re probably the same way. Our History with Internal Data HiringSolved was built by recruiters, for recruiters. Before creating HiringSolved, we found ourselves missing the data that we needed and running into major roadblocks accessing the data that was locked in our ATSs...

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: What Does That Mean?

Do you know the difference between diversity, equity, and inclusion or are you just using DE&I as a buzzword? The Current State of Diversity Recruiting We recently surveyed 150 organizations to learn about the current state of diversity recruiting. After running the survey, we compiled the full results in a recent report that you can download: Download the Report The Key Takeaways include: The Terms You Need to Know: Diversity,...

How “The Social Dilemma” Could Change Social Recruiting

Have you watched The Social Dilemma? What do you think it means for social recruiting? https://youtu.be/uaaC57tcci0 What is “The Social Dilemma”? This documentary pulls together interviews with some of social media’s innovators to explore what social media is doing to users. For many viewers, it was also a call to action to rethink how they use social media. In general, the documentary suggests that people work harder to understand the...

Resume Match: What It Is and How It Works

“I just want to find 5 more people who are as good as this one.” How many times have you found yourself saying that as you’re sourcing? Sourcing Challenges Finding the right candidates for an open position is one of the most difficult steps in the recruiting process. There are often thousands of people, if not more, who qualify for a position so it comes down to the sourcing process...

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