Recently I have been receiving a number of resumes from candidates with just a first name and an email address or no name at all. I know some recruiting companies do this to stir interest, but why…Continue
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I know, amazing. Guilty as charged, right here too.
Let me back up…If your organization is tactical in nature and responsive to every fire the C-level throws at the HR department to fix, then that is precisely what you will get – every fire and nothing more. If you are responsive, but also focused on autonomous mastery of the HR discipline, consistency of purpose, and include everyone in your organization in this transformation – the C-level will come to you for that…Continue
How can I check my recruiting process for adverse impact?
First, I commend you for stepping up to the plate and taking action to eliminate discrimination at your company. Second, please check with your law team because I am not an attorney.
Very easy to do, not always easy to fix. Adverse impact is defined by the EEOC as a substantially different rate of selection in hiring, promotion or other employment decision which works to the disadvantage of members of…Continue
I recently was asked by an executive level candidate if I had noticed a shift recently in employers’ preference for “less experienced” candidates. I had to answer yes – since 2001, I have seen a noticeable shift in some industries, except for maybe engineering and highly technical positions. Not only is there a bias towards hiring employees who have less experience on the…Continue
I recently had lunch with an old colleague of mine who is in the front lines of the job search market. He also has a recruiting background and was telling me of his woeful and harried efforts to find a job. Sharp guy, leader, knows his stuff and could work circles around most newbies in a heartbeat. Trouble is, there just aren’t many jobs out there for seasoned professionals.
To add insult to injury, a Corporate Recruiter called him last week on a job he’d applied…Continue