Candidate Experience

Create an experience that engages your potential new hires throughout the selection process

Your perfect candidate could be located in any number of talent pools — passive candidates, active job seekers, or even entrepreneurs. Your recruiting strategy has to have a sourcing plan to gather candidates with the skills and experience you need, as well as engage them through the entire selection process. A sub-par candidate experience can deter applicants from accepting positions and even damage your reputation as an employer of choice. Learn how to design and implement an experience that engages the emotional, physical, and cognitive aspects of your potential new hires.

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BlogProtest Social Media

A Social Media Backlash? Integration versus Privacy

November 18, 2013 | Daniel Fogel | HCI

Social networks continue to integrate themselves into our daily lives in new ways and with an increasing pace.   Sometimes this integration is welcomed with open arms, and sometimes its reception is a bit less friendly.  Such is the case with Google’s recent change to its YouTube anonymity policy.   As of November 6, 2013, YouTube members can only comment on videos with a Google Plus account.  Frustrated members have created a petition at to voice their dissent.   With over 150,000 signatures, YouTube members have expressed their desire for privacy first.  Will Google’s forced integration of YouTube and Google Plus boost g+ membership or push YouTube users away into new and different platforms?


We Don’t Need a Stinkin’ Plan

October 29, 2013 | William Uranga | HR Examiner

I had it all planned out.  An extended September weekend backpacking with my oldest son (our first trip together) along with a couple of neighbors – It was going to be great.  Skyline-to-the-Sea is a great Bay Area trail with ...

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BlogVideo Interview Fad

Video Interviewing Phenomena – Fad or Future?

October 22, 2013 | Shahbaz Alibaig, Recruitment Technology Manager, GE | HCI

Is video interviewing technology a fad or our future? Whenever I am asked this question, it makes me recall the success story of Netflix. Netflix originally wanted to partner with Blockbuster, but Blockbuster thought the Netflix concept would not last. Today, I hardly see any Blockbuster stores, while Netflix has become a household name. In other words, my take is that video interviewing technology is here to stay and will continue to evolve and be used beyond interviews and screening, such as onboarding and succession planning.


Recruiters: When Do You Trust Your Gut?

October 21, 2013 | Bob Corlett | HR Examiner

I run an executive search firm. On a typical search, we’ll review over 600 candidate profiles to put forward 6 candidates for an interview with the client. But even after we’ve ruled out 99% of the potential candidates, some of our ...

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BlogSweet Tale

The Sweet Maker’s Tale

October 8, 2013 | Mahesh Subramony | HCI

While small businesses account for an estimated 49 percent of all private sector jobs in the US, most discussions on human capital strategy revolve around the best practices of multi-divisional (e.g., GE) or technology-intensive (e.g., Google) firms. It is true that small business firms do not typically design and implement long term human capital strategies and usually lack a strategic HR function or a Chief Talent Officer. 

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