We’re writing a series of posts exploring recent trends that are challenging workplace norms. Our first topic is remote work.
Give companies credit for recognizing the flaws in their current hiring processes, because many of them are now using standardized personality and behavioral tests, as well as skills assessments and artificial intelligence (AI), to improve.
There’s no clearer sign of a talent shortage than when college graduates with computer science degrees and little to no work experience are receiving offer letters with six-figure salaries. This is precisely what we’re seeing right now in the fields of data science, artificial intelligence, and cyber security.
I recently heard a therapist speak to a men’s group I’m a part of, she specializes in counseling men as they go through life trying to be good husbands and fathers. She noted that men are four times more likely to commit suicide than females, primarily because we’re taught at a young age to compartmentalize…
Take a lesson from the best in College Football With college football season upon us, I find my thoughts drifting to another type of recruiting and retention. Recruiting for college football is much different than recruiting employees…or is it? When you consider the way great college football programs recruit, you might find that the secret…
Who will lead your organization when your current C-Suite moves on? Most organizations can’t answer that question, and that’s a problem. Why? The job market is the tightest it’s ever been, for one. For the first time in U.S. history, there are more jobs than job seekers. The struggle to attract outside talent is real, and it’s only going to get more brutal.
Would you believe your challenges in hiring candidates who stay and thrive stem from you not understanding artificial intelligence (AI)? The AI I’m talking about in this case is pre-employment assessments. While it’s likely you already perform some sort of assessments—8 out of 10 employers do—you may not be conducting the right ones in the right way.
“Before we go any further, you should know this about me: I’m going to be honest and open with you, whether it’s something you want to hear or not.”
While that statement makes for an interesting article introduction, I started with it for a different reason: It’s also what I tell employers at the beginning of our recruiting relationship.