Why and How to Create a Winning Candidate Experience

Providing a poor candidate experience costs a lot more these days than it did 10 or 15 years ago. Why? Mostly because social media and employer review sites can easily amplify negative feedback, damaging your employer brand and putting your company on a less attractive position in the job market. Moreover, candidates nowadays do their research before applying for a job in a company because they want to be sure it’s a good opportunity and they want to be prepared for the recruitment process. For the past seven years Talent Board has done intensive research on candidate experience, providing READ MORE

5 Ways People Analytics Benefit HR

Companies are increasingly adopting people analytics to - more effectively and more rapidly - identify, recruit, develop and retain the best talent. In the midst of the war on talent, HR departments are powering up and starting to apply statistics and modelling to employee-related data to identify and predict patterns that help to make better decisions and improve business performance. According to a research by Deloitte Consulting LLP’s Bersin, “people analytics, the use of employee data to help optimise business and management decisions, is strongly related to improved talent outcomes and an organisation’s profitability”. The research also states READ MORE

Diversity in the workplace: using AI tools to reduce human bias in hiring

Diversity in the workplace is one of the hot topics in HR trends for 2018. Whether it is gender, age, race or religion, there are many forms of human bias in the hiring process that compromise the transformation efforts companies are slowly beginning to put in place to bring together a diverse workforce. The thing is, diversity in the workplace is not just a matter of corporate social responsibility or legal compliance. It’s also a source of competitive advantage and a key enabler of growth. After all, in a globalised economy seems right to assume that a diverse workforce, READ MORE

Agile: empowering HR teams

Agile teams are now a reality among many companies outside the IT sector and across different departments, and there are pretty good reasons for that to be happening. To begin with, we’re living in an era of digital disruption that is pushing companies to rethink and reinvent their mindset, their management style and their processes. In addition, a different workforce sector is on the rise – the knowledge workers - and companies must adapt to it. The knowledge workers often know more about the work they perform than their superiors and, therefore, they need to be autonomous to explore their READ MORE

Data protection: skeeled is GDPR-ready!

As previously discussed here on the blog, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is about to be enforced and companies around the world are (or should be) putting all their efforts into becoming compliant with the new regulation on data privacy and protection. From the 25th May onwards, any company that processes an EU citizen’s data, whether the company itself is located in the EU or outside of it, has to obey to the new rules for controlling and processing data. This new data protection regulation affects companies (data controllers and data processors) across all industries, including HR READ MORE