Screening Candidates

Must-Have Skills for an eCommerce Manager

The projected demand for eCommerce managers is expected to be faster than average over the next 10 years. Not only does this mean there is a market for eCommerce manager candidates, but you may soon find yourself needing one for your business. As the ecommerce  market continues to grow, there is more labor involved in


5 HR Events to Look out for in 2021

Get your calendars out, because we’re bringing you the definitive list of HR events to watch for in 2021. Disclaimer: The information below is accurate at the moment of writing, but make sure you check out the organizers’ websites for the latest, most accurate info. If you choose to travel to attend any of these


Top 5 Cognitive Ability Assessment Tools

Read on for our top 5 picks for cognitive ability assessment tools and how to pick the right one for your hiring needs. What is cognitive ability testing? When you test a candidate’s cognitive ability, you’re testing a wide array of character traits. You test their comprehension, the ability to understand and follow instructions, their


8 Best Human Resource Management Books of 2020

Here is a list of our suggestions for the best human resource management books of 2020. No matter your needs, we’ve got you covered. 1. For forward-thinking teams 2. For teams new to remote work 3. For teams focused on employee experience 4. For teams hiring graduates 5. For teams focused on diversity 6. For


7 Recruitment Best Practices for 2021

As it’s nearing its end, we can say that 2020 has been a crazy year. Regardless of what industry you’re in, you have probably been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic in some way. If you’re lucky enough to be planning for some hires in 2021, there are some things to keep in mind. Don’t worry,


Top 5 Hackerrank Alternatives for Hiring Expert Developers

With the rapid growth of software in the past few decades, two things have become apparent. First, there is a huge demand for fresh developer talent. Second, meeting that demand is not an easy task by any means. As a consequence, there are a number of different tools that help companies find and hire the


Agile Recruiting and Faster Hiring in 4 Easy Steps

Let’s see what agile recruiting is and how you can start using it for hiring software developers. The agile methodology and agile recruiting To explain agile recruiting, we have to start with the roots of the agile methodology, which was officially announced in 2001. Until that point, traditional development methods were slow because developers kept


5 Candidate Selection Tools to Speed up Your Hiring Process

Don’t worry, we got your back. To help you make fast but effective hiring decisions, we gathered our favorite candidate selection tools, designed to make your hiring process sleeker and more efficient. Let’s get into it! 1. Toggl Hire One of the biggest candidate selection mistakes you can make is relying on the candidate’s resume

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Talent Planning in 2020: 4 Best Practices

So, you’ve got a team running at max capacity, and there is still more to be done. You know you need to hire someone new, or maybe even hire for a few positions. But now the questions start. Do I need 2 junior developers or one senior developer? Do I need a product owner or

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What is Time to Fill: A Key Metric to Save Money and Time

Let’s dive deep into this metric, find out what it is and how it impacts your hiring, as well as how to improve it. What is time to fill? Simply put, time to fill is the total number of days that it takes to fill an open position in a company. There is no strict

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Employee Attrition and How to Prevent It

Here we explore employee attrition: what it is, how it’s different from employee turnover, why it should be tracked, and how you can improve it. What is employee attrition? The official definition of employee attrition is that it is an “unpredictable and uncontrollable, but normal, reduction of the workforce due to resignations, retirement, sickness, or

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What is Adverse Impact? 7 Ways to Minimize it

Even though all of us think that our hiring practices are fair, adverse impact is something that happens in quite a few companies without anyone being aware. Here is how to recognize this hidden foe and stop it in its tracks. What is adverse impact? Adverse impact (also known as disparate impact) refers to hiring