Recruiterbox Blog

Common Gender Biases That Occur In Job Interviews

The internet has been abuzz during the past couple weeks over an anti-diversity email that was sent out at Google. The employee who wrote the email claimed that “gender gaps at Google are the results of biological differences between men and women” and the company should rethink its diversity hiring practices. That employee has been…
15 August 2017

Blind Recruitment: Remove Bias From Your Hiring Process

In a perfect world, people would get hired based strictly on their work experience and the skills they bring to the table. However, that’s unfortunately not the reality. The biases recruiters and hiring managers have can cause decisions to be made based on other details unrelated to role fit.   What is blind recruitment? Blind…
08 August 2017

[INFOGRAPHIC] The Evolution of Recruiting

The recruiting and hiring landscape has undergone a change in recent in years. The emergence of new technology has revolutionized the way recruiters hire and professionals find new career opportunities.  The infographic below outlines five key ways recruiting has evolved:
10 August 2017

How do Facebook, Google and Tesla hire?

Every company needs to have a team of great employees. But there are a handful of well-known brands that strive to hire the brightest minds available. Companies like Facebook, Google and Tesla have built seamless hiring processes for identifying top-tier talent among the mass of applicants they receive. If you recruit and hire for your…
03 August 2017

How to Recruit on LinkedIn Like a Pro

LinkedIn has more than 500 million users, and they’re all on the site for business purposes. While not everyone is looking for career advancement when they visit the social networking site, you’ll have better luck finding interested candidates here rather than a general audience site like Facebook. However, you’re competing with every other recruiter who…
27 July 2017

What is the Human Resources (HR) role in 2017?

Not long ago, human resources was the department you would meet with on your first and last day on the job. They would walk you through new hire paperwork and show you around the office when you joined and conduct your exit interview when you were leaving. Between those two milestones, you might have brief…
25 July 2017

Q&A Interview: How to Hire Great Customer Support Specialists

Matt Dale is the Support Team Coordinator for Illuminate Education. He was nice enough to share his thoughts on modern customer support and Illuminate Education’s process when hiring new support specialists. Can you provide an overview of Illuminate Education and how your support team operates? We’re a software-as-a-service provider for the K12 education market. School…
17 July 2017

Interviewing for Culture Fit: Questions for Common Company Values

When following a standard hiring process, you first and foremost make sure candidates have the required skills, experience and education for the role. But after you find a few people who fit the bill, you should then consider if they’ll gel with their team members and the company as a whole. Every interviewer needs to…
11 July 2017

The Best Job Prospecting Sources for Finding Candidates

Instead of going through a mishmash of resumes when hiring, your time can be better spent prospecting. That means exploring online – and to some extent the real world – so you can connect with great candidates and convince them you have their next career opportunity. Job prospecting isn’t easy but the payoff is huge.…
30 June 2017

6 Companies That Excel at Describing the Workplace Culture

The word “culture” is used a lot in the recruiting and HR profession. The people who join your company not only need to have the know-how for their individual role. They also need to have a personality that meshes with their team and the wider company.   Click here to download a free worksheet you can use…
19 June 2017