Meet the Robots Reading Your Résumé: Infographic

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Recruiting technology, like the increasingly prevalent applicant tracking system (ATS), is making it easier and faster for job-seekers to find and apply to their ideal employment opportunities. Talent acquisition professionals also appreciate the multiple benefits of an ATS, one of which is reducing the burden of reading hundreds, if not thousands, of résumés to find […]

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3 Theories that May Explain the Persistent Talent Gap

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Even in the face of a slowly recovering global economy and healthy unemployment numbers, employers are still struggling to find, hire, and retain quality talent. Organizations may be seeking to better understand the causes of this so-called “talent gap”, as these insights may help them address this challenge and subsequently bring in the best people […]

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Employers Focused on the Candidate Experience and Time to Hire, New Report Finds

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Employers responding to HireRight’s 2013 Employment Screening Benchmarking Report survey reported that speed remains a central challenge for them in their background screening programs. With organizations still struggling with talent acquisition and retention, more are focusing on the applicant experience as one avenue to help ensure the next great candidate becomes the next great employee. […]

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More than Half of Employers Report Making a Bad Hire

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Despite continually high unemployment rates, employers are still challenged with acquiring qualified talent, as evidenced in a recent CareerBuilder survey. More than half of employers from the world’s ten largest economies reported that they have experienced a bad hire. In the United States, the rates are even higher: two out of three U.S. employers reported […]