Weekly Roundup: Top Headlines In Talent Acquisition, Nov. 10, 2017

Posted by The ConveyIQ Team

Welcome back to another ConveyIQ Weekly Roundup. Here's the latest news and updates that made headlines in the HR community this week. 

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Before Interviewing, Train Hiring Managers on These 5 Things

This week, we focused on the importance of keeping your hiring managers in the loop when it comes to interviews. But when it comes to finding and evaluating talent, what else do hiring managers need to know? In this article, "HR Bartender" Sharlyn Lauby explains the importance of educating hiring managers on unconscious bias, interview compliance, and the financial impact of on-boarding the right candidates. Definitely worth a read.

Is Video Interviewing Now a Viable Option for Recruiters?

Digital interviewing has been around for quite some time now -- and we know firsthand the incredible impact it can have on improving candidate experience. In this article, six talent acquisition industry leaders from companies like Indeed, Work, Inc. and Talent Tech Labs weigh in on digital interviewing, and how the technology will continue to permeate the market as an important asset in any company’s HR Tech stack.

Looking for Bias in Black-Box AI Models

If you’re interested in emerging AI tech (and honestly, who isn’t these days?) then definitely check out Steve Boese’s new piece exploring one of the biggest issues facing the new technology -- identifying bias. Boese deconstructs a recent report from researchers at Cornell, Microsoft, and Airbnb on exactly that subject -- and puts it in terms that every talent acquisition leader can understand. He also offers some tips on how to evaluate AI for your HR Tech needs, including what questions to ask, and what factors to consider when deciding whether to integrate this news technology into your hiring process.

Amazon Has Mastered Hiring Veterans. Here's How You Can, Too

Nov. 11 is Veteran’s Day -- a time where the nation comes together to honor the men and women who have served in our armed forces. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are upwards of 20 million military veterans in the workforce to date -- and that number is only growing. This piece by Inc. dives into how top companies are attracting veterans to their organizations -- and how they can benefit from the unique skills these men and women can bring to the table.

39 Companies’ Employee Retention Strategies

Once you’ve hired top talent, it’s important to keep them, too. This collection of stories from TimeDoctor dives into how companies like Adidas, Microsoft, PwC and more take advantage of strong company culture, employee development, and other incentives to keep strong employees satisfied.

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