Throughout our professional career, we’ve worked with global companies that have demonstrated that they weren’t truly global by how they did — or attempted to do — business in Latin America (LATAM). That’s because many organizations failed to understand that their usual processes do not flow as smoothly in LATAM as they do in their first-world countries.
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COVID-19 has changed the way companies do business, most notably by ushering in much-needed digital transformation. Sure enough, there’s been a mass adoption of video interviewing and virtual recruitment tools, many of which tout various AI features. But beware: AI is a dangerous game.
Black Lives Matter. But what does — or should — that mean at your organization? You’re probably saddened, angered, and disturbed by recent racist incidents, but now what? As a talent acquisition professional, what can you do to channel your feelings into greater support for diversity and inclusion at your company?
Like so many displaced talent acquisition professionals today, I’ve been navigating the job market for a new position. The experience has caused me to think a lot about how the experience of looking for a new job is confusing, exhausting, and difficult. And I’m a TA professional who generally knows the game!
We all know what interviews are. A candidate speaks with a recruiter, and then notes are passed on to the hiring manager or the team or both (provided the candidate is advancing). Again, we all know what interviews are.
It was merely months ago that we couldn’t find enough good people for our open jobs. Although there was unease about the economy even before the pandemic, we still had solid piles of open reqs, candidates ghosting us before their start dates, and hiring managers wondering when their next great hires were finally going to start.
Diversity hiring initiatives have boomed in recent years. Companies of all sizes, especially in the tech sector, have invested in programs to attract candidates from a variety of “nontraditional” talent pools.