We’ve heard it said many times before – recruitment is a calling. And at times it takes a superhuman effort to make that one last push to get through those resumes or to track down that candidate who went AWOL. But at the end of the day, recruiters (even those with awesome superpowers) are only human and as humans we go through the same emotions as everyone else.
Bending the truth, porkies, or just plain old lies, whatever term you choose to describe it, dishonesty is the bane of the busy recruiter’s life. Not only is it a time waster but in some cases, like for example when you choose one candidate over another for an interview, it can mean a missed opportunity for a genuine candidate. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to weed out the Pinocchios from your recruitment efforts and help you accelerate that all-important time to hire.
The gender pay gap exists, and although governments across the globe are taking measures to address the current state of inequality, it will be quite some time before they catch up with Iceland, who many consider to be the world leader on gender equality. But as an employer or recruiter, should we wait for legislation to pass before doing something about the situation? We think you know the answer to that question.
Hack this, hack that, it seems that nowadays there’s a hack for everything and anything. From seemingly innocuous things like getting out of bed on time to more complex issues such as securing business finance, if you find something remotely difficult, there’s a hack to help you out. Now, we’re not a company that likes to jump on bandwagons too often, but in this case, we’re all aboard as we explain to you how here at vsource, we can help you hack your recruitment process.
We all know that diversity in the workplace is kind of a big deal. It’s been proven time and time again that having employees from a variety of demographics does wonders for the productivity and all-around happiness of your team. But one particular segment of diversity in the workplace is often ignored, and that is generational diversity.