Recruitment

Sector Report: Navigating the Patchwork of Screening Regulations

The patchwork of background screening regulations is putting companies at risk — but screening vendors are trying to help. Also, the 2018 Hot List for Background Checking Providers.

The patchwork of background screening regulations is putting companies at risk — but screening vendors are trying to help. Also, the 2018 Hot List for Background Checking Providers.

2018 Workforce Game Changer: Elizabeth Calder

In her nine years with Suffolk, Calder, 30, has been an integral member of the construction company’s learning and development team.

In her nine years with Suffolk, Calder, 30, has been an integral member of the construction company’s learning and development team.

2018 Workforce Game Changer: Erin Zimmermann

Outside the office, Zimmermann advocates for animals and the benefits of veganism.

It takes a special person to find talented and compassionate employees to provide 24/7 services to people with developmental disabilities at Emmaus Homes. Erin Zimmermann is director of talent acquisition for HDIS Inc. in Olivette, Missouri. Erin Zimmermann has that ability. Zimmermann, 33, entered an industry challenged by a high turnover rate. Making the most of her opportunity, she worked…

2018 Workforce Game Changer: Brooke Freeburg

Freeburg's background has given her the patience to navigate client’s tough demands as she offers lessons on how to improve hiring from start to finish.

Brooke Freeburg is senior talent acquisition consultant for Hub Recruiting in Bedford, Massachusetts. In 2013 Hub Recruiting started out small. With a specific focus on tech companies, Hub Recruiting has grown steadily since then. Brooke Freeburg, who joined the company in 2014, has had a powerful impact on the scale of that growth. Freeburg, 37, is a former college basketball…

2018 Workforce Game Changer: Neil Otto

Otto created a database of candidates to ensure the growth of the county’s network of qualified teachers.

Neil Otto is administrator of talent acquisition for Orange County Public Schools in Orlando, Florida. “One of the biggest difficulties is filling the pipeline — getting the mass amount of candidates that we need at the beginning of every year,” said Neil Otto, administrator of talent acquisition for Orlando’s Orange County Public Schools. For school districts across the country, finding…

The Intelligence Test’s Place in Hiring

One topic explored at SIOP’s 2019 conference was the IQ test: How important are genetics to general intelligence, and how significant should an IQ score be in recruitment?

Conference season is in full swing, and I’d love to share some takeaways with you! I attended a Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology conference in Chicago on April 19 and 20, and the speakers I saw and topics they discussed were fascinating. I-O psychology, also known as workplace psychology, is “a branch of psychology that applies psychological theories and…

Review This: Jobs Site Glassdoor Sold to Recruit Holdings

Japan's Recruit Holdings is buying the employer review and jobs site for $1.2 billion.

Glassdoor, the California-based company that has collected more than 40 million employee reviews on more than 770,000 companies in 190 countries, announced the company will be acquired by Japan-based Recruit Holdings for $1.2 billion in cash. The deal is expected to close in summer 2018. Launched in 2008, Glassdoor allows employees to anonymously post reviews of employers, rate their CEO,…

Get Ambitious in Your Hiring

Fact is, you need ambitious people. You probably don’t have enough of them. Here are four ways you can determine candidates with ambition in their DNA.

Fact is, you need ambitious people. You probably don’t have enough of them. Here are four ways you can determine candidates with ambition in their DNA:

The Ugly Truth About Online Assessment Testing

Hiring managers need to make sure online application assessments act as an effective resource to finding qualified candidates as opposed to a barrier that eliminates potential talent.

Hiring managers need to make sure online application assessments act as an effective resource to finding qualified candidates as opposed to a barrier that eliminates potential talent.