Author Archives for Melissa Bissing

5 Things the NFL Draft and Recruiting Have in Common

The NFL Draft gets national attention. Today, football fans across the country are tuning in for the latest draft choices. However, all the pageantry disguises what the draft really is: The world’s most scrutinized, most transparent hiring event. From scouting, to the combine to the actual draft itself, the NFL Draft is its own job... read more

Reinvent Your Interview Process and See Results

Reinventing the interview

Across the globe, TA teams are doing interviews differently. “Reinventing the interview process” was identified as a top hiring trend in LinkedIn’s Global Recruiting Trends 2018 report, and recruiters are changing more than just questions. According to the report, traditional interviews are failing both candidates and employers on many fronts. We’ve rounded up some innovative... read more

Competitive Campus Recruiting

When you’re recruiting on campus, every recruiter is fighting for the best of the best. You need that cutting edge to attract top talent. There are organizations who use automated scheduling, and you know what? They are winning the war on talent. Organizations who use automated scheduling are extending their reach to more students faster... read more

5 Tips for Better High Volume Hiring in the Digital Age

high volume hiring recruiter

Does a request to quickly fill a larger-than-average number of positions make you start to sweat? In the digital age, high volume hiring can present its own set of unique challenges. On one hand, it’s a recruiter’s dream to have that many applicants. On the other hand, you may be buried alive if not prepared... read more

Recruiters, Gain Your Independence from Phone Tag and Scheduling Interviews

6pm rolls around, and you realize you’ve spent another day making phone calls and sending emails, trying with little success scheduling interviews. Sound familiar? That’s a typical day for just about every recruiter. A recent study found that recruiters spend an average of 78,352 minutes per year on the phone. That’s more than 1,305 hours!... read more

Today’s Companies Are Turning Silver Medalist Job Candidates into Gold

In sports competitions, a second-place finish is bittersweet at the very least, if not a major disappointment. Not so for today’s runner-up job candidates, though. As companies move to a more candidate-centric hiring approach, being the silver medalist job candidate can also mean winning gold. Montage President and CEO Kurt Heikkinen recently spoke to The... read more

Will AI in Hiring Drive Job Candidates Away?

Artificial Intelligence Candidate Experience

AI in hiring came on strong in 2017 as new technology that shows potential for big gains in HR efficiency. And, many organizations have jumped in with both feet. According to the 2017 Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends report, 41% percent of HR and business leaders have either fully implemented or made significant progress in... read more