Category Archives: Effective Hiring

A shockingly high number of hiring managers ask illegal questions during job interviews

April 12, 2024 A shockingly high number of hiring managers ask illegal questions during job interviews Questions about citizenship, race, disability, and other characteristics often skirt what’s allowed by law. Here’s what to do if you’re asked one. BY Claire Zhao Throughout the hiring process, managers typically assess a candidate’s suitability for a role by investigating … Continue reading A shockingly high number of hiring managers ask illegal questions during job interviews

I’m a socialist professor at a business school. Here’s why business schools should hire more of us

  By Paul Adler January 22, 2024 It is the last session of my MBA course on business and environmental sustainability and the room is buzzing. After a semester studying how businesses can help tackle climate change, students are about to vote on whether voluntary action by the private sector will be enough, or, if … Continue reading I’m a socialist professor at a business school. Here’s why business schools should hire more of us

Hiring a marketing technology manager: Best of the Bot

See how MarTechBot responds to a prompt; and how the prompt could be improved. Today: hiring a marketing technology manager. MarTechBot on November 14, 2023 Best of the Bot showcases MarTechBot’s responses to prompts submitted by readers. The language model is based on content from MarTech embedded on top of ChatGPT. The editors of MarTech selected this … Continue reading Hiring a marketing technology manager: Best of the Bot

What to know about hiring in tech right now, according to the head of talent at Alphabet’s growth fund

  By Pavithra Mohan As the head of talent at CapitalG, Alphabet’s $4 billion independent growth fund, Lauren Illovsky helps guide the firm’s portfolio companies as they scope out executive level hires and fill out their boards. Illovsky sees her role as absorbing—and solving—any challenges they’re facing in the talent department.  “I always tell them … Continue reading What to know about hiring in tech right now, according to the head of talent at Alphabet’s growth fund

Hiring managers could be alienating older job applicants with automated HR tools

  By Christopher Zara October 27, 2023 From applicant tracking systems to AI-powered recruitment tools built for speed, automation in the hiring process is here to stay. But how and how much automation should be incorporated into the process continues to be a big topic of debate among job seekers and hiring managers.  Now an … Continue reading Hiring managers could be alienating older job applicants with automated HR tools

The Great Mismatch: With millions of open positions, why does the job market feel so dire?

  By Sam Becker October 06, 2023 The era of confounding economic data and indicators stretches on. The latest jobs report, released Friday, shows that the economy added 336,000 jobs during September, leaving the unemployment rate at 3.8%, a sign that the labor market remains strong, despite fears that the Federal Reserve’s interest rate hikes … Continue reading The Great Mismatch: With millions of open positions, why does the job market feel so dire?

6 Significant Factors to Consider for Hiring the Right Developers

6 Significant Factors to Consider for Hiring the Right Developers Milan Panchasara / Sep 2, 2023   Today, running an IT firm is the most tricky task that requires continuous efforts to get global clients. Satisfying the client’s needs and retaining them for the long run is way more complex. Moreover, with an expansion of … Continue reading 6 Significant Factors to Consider for Hiring the Right Developers

Hiring In A Tight Labor Market: What Entrepreneurs And SME Owners Need To Know To Win Over Top Talent

Hiring In A Tight Labor Market: What Entrepreneurs And SME Owners Need To Know To Win Over Top Talent ValueWalk / 20 Apr 2023   Finding the right employees for the job has perhaps never been more of a headache for small to medium-business owners in the current economic climate and tight labor market conditions. … Continue reading Hiring In A Tight Labor Market: What Entrepreneurs And SME Owners Need To Know To Win Over Top Talent