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5 Interview Questions That Actually Help you Hire

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With the hiring stakes so high, many companies are following Google’s lead and trying to throw people off their guard with oddball interview questions designed to highlight the best candidates. But, do questions like “how many table tennis balls could you fit in a Boeing 747” really tell you how suitable someone is…

How a Job Candidate’s Going to Fit Into Your Culture

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A culture fit is that missing piece, the person who fills certain roles, thinks in certain ways, and whose skills and personality will complement, not duplicate, those of your existing team. That means that culture fit will look different for each position, or even for the same position at different points in time….

Leveraging HR Analytics: Better Productivity From Some Telltale Donut Bags

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Editor’s Note: This is an excerpt from the book It’s All About Bob (bie): Strategies For Winning With Your Employees, published by The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated. By David Creelman When we hear the phrase “HR analytics” it sounds very, well, very uninteresting. You may also think it’s a technical subject, suitable only for people who find statistics fun….

Add a Chatbot — and Take ‘The Human’ Out of Answering Recruiting Questions

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If you think that we are years off before robots will play a major role in recruiting, rethink that notion. Despite all the recent coverage on the broad future potential of chatbots in recruiting, you might not be aware of the fact that “chatbots” (automated conversation agents) have been successfully used for over…

Bad HR Tech Implementations — It’s not the Tech, It’s You

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It’s funny what causes people to write articles. This one is based out of frustration given recent pieces I have read online, plus comments in social media threads. In short, there is some pretty shitty advice being handed out from people who have never implemented a complex CRM or ATS solution. This is also…