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In 2019, over 80% of the Fortune 500 companies use Online assessment platforms. The primary value is derived at entry level hiring. But screening wasn’t always so easy. Till the early 2000s, the only HR Software used in organizations used to be a clunky ERP solutions that managed Payroll and Employee data. Very few organizations seemed to care about validating skills. Even lesser went beyond the resume to understand cultural fit. The final call of recruiting…

[Last updated : 26th March, 2019] Putting on a nerve-wracking gauntlet and heading to pick the right talent for your startup? Congratulations! You are now a fellow superhero sailing on the same boat as I’m. The most difficult task for startup founders is to target and attract the right type of candidates, who just not only possess the right skills but also believe in the vision of the founders and align with the goals of…

Year on year, technological advancements around the world are leaving us in awe. Last year was all about AI Chatbots, Blockchain, HR Gamification. With the year 2020 as a strategic landmark for many organizations, here are the HR trends that look to consolidate their presence in HR space in 2019! HR Trend #1: Workforce Diversity and Blind Hiring With gender diversity and ethnicity being the major focal points, they still remain to be a distant…

[Last Updated: 15th April, 2019] In 2018, Digital Marketing has become one of the most pivotal functional in all organizations. With the world moving towards digitization, businesses are relying on digital marketers to do the magic. With the vast multitude of applicants eager to break into this field, how does a recruiter interview for this position ? Simple. To encourage Data Driven Hiring and Blind Hiring Practices, request your applicants to take up  Online Digital…

Psychometric tests have been shown to improve recruitment outcomes by 24%, which hugely saves the business money in both the short and long term. While on one hand, aptitude tests can measure anything from verbal ability, numeric ability, logical reasoning, data checking and even spatial ability, on the other hand, psychometric tests can measure various aspects of personality, including enthusiasm, motivation and the ability to work with others. Having discussed the reliability of the…

A study shows that more than 75 per cent of Fortune 500 companies rely on psychometric tests during the process of recruitment. Here is how various companies incorporate psychometric tests in their recruitment process. In our previous article we have discussed the science behind the various types of job-specific psychometric. Now, we shall see how psychometric tests are being adopted by organizations in their recruitment process. This is the second part of the post…

Artificial Intelligence, an ability of a computer program to think and learn with the help of algorithms designed by mankind. This invention seems to be dominating the world for the past few years. Although there is a never-ending debate over ‘AI will be stealing our jobs in future’, let’s not deep-dive into this. For now, we shall learn to embrace the ambiguity of future, take advantage of AI to perform our repetitive tasks and try…

[Last updated: 24th March, 2019] Pre-employment assessment is a standardized tool for gathering data to assess and validate a candidate’s ability to perform on a job. Pre-employment assessment aims to reduce the burden of recruiters and hiring managers. They aid in assessing the analytical and logical ability, hard skills, soft skills, psychometry and domain knowledge of the candidates. Based on a study conducted by The Economic Times only 5% of the recruited mass is the…

Automation is taking over every industry. Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are at the centre of every recent innovation. And this importance is only growing as the days and years progress. But one of the slowest sectors to embrace this growth has been the HR industry. More out of a staunch traditional approach to the way things are done rather than in spite of things new. HR Tech Advances HR Tech is slowly picking…

The best talent always lands in Product companies. Is it just because of high paying packages? Or is it because Product companies know a way to spot, Interact, hire and retain (in short- better recruitment) the brightest talent in a much better fashion than their Service counterparts? After interacting with several CHROs/COO’s of product companies and reading close to 250 Glass-door accounts, here’s what I found out what they do better during Recruitment that Service…

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