GE Doesn’t Need TV Commercials, It Needs a Visionary
October 8, 2015
Blame it on Steve Jobs.
Have you seen the latest recruitment TV commercials by mega-company GE? (Don’t call ’em General Electric.)Read More
Tell Your Story Better with Video Interviews
October 7, 2015
The job market is hot right now. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, over 2.5 million new jobs were added to the market last month alone. Yet in the struggle to recruit top talent, one remains: how do you best tell your story? Both employers and candidates struggle with this challenge. How do employers communicate their company’s employer brand? And how do candidates best communicate their personal story? The answer is surprisingly the same for both: video interviews.
Video Interviews Allow Recruiters and Candidates to Tell their Stories Better
The human resources industry has been at the forefront of a revolution. HR and Talent Acquisition have become leaders of change for an organization. This includes adopting new technologies and new approaches towards hiring candidates. More organizations are concerned with the candidate experience than ever before. And more organizations have been using technology such as video interviews to enhance this candidate experience.
New York, New York Part II: The Stop Credit Discrimination in Employment Act
October 6, 2015
New York City has two new background screening laws that are about to shake up the status quo for employers. Yesterday we looked at the Fair Chance Act—here’s the link if you missed it. Today we look at the recently enacted restriction on credit reports and some recent guidance that has been published to help employers comply.
By way of background, the Stop Credit Discrimination in Employment Act (SCDEA), which went into effect on September 3, 2015, prohibits employers from using an individual’s consumer credit history when making employment decisions about applicants or current employees. The law includes a limited set of exemptions for sensitive positions which include the following:Read More