Artificial intelligence in HR offers many advantages, from faster application processing to automated screening interviews. Perhaps the best advantage, AI offers is to completely eliminate bias from the hiring process. After all, a machine wouldn’t discriminate based on someone’s gender or ethnicity.
It is an unprecedented time to recruit for new talent, priorities are shifting across the board for everyone. COVID-19 is not a virus that has impacted just one part of the country, a select population of people, or a specific industry and/or company. It is something that has affected all people, businesses, and industries around the world. However, as Recruiters, there are opportunities to show your value during this unique time while mitigating any challenges that may be presented.
Just in time for Veteran's Day, I'm proud to share a few tips on how to diversify your talent pool to attract and hire veterans and active military personnel. As a Certified Military Veteran Recruiter, here are a few areas of guidance I often share with my clients that may be helpful in your business.
So, your company has learned they have been down-selected to the shortlist and have made it to the finals for the proposal, but now what? How do you staff those key personnel positions that are critical to the success and continuity of the work? Where do you begin in terms of recruiting and assuring the client that the work will move from the incumbent to you seamlessly without delay or interruption of the service or product provided.
Full-cycle recruiting can be tricky and time-consuming process, and it can be difficult to find the right talent for the right job with the candidate market in the Greater Washington, DC region. In our federal contracting hub here in the DC area, businesses are often required to recruit for a position that doesn’t even exist. Now, that is a true challenge and often why our clients will bring us in to help!
One of the keys to a successful recruitment strategy is to ensure you attract diverse talent. Diversity recruiting is the practice of hiring candidates using a process that is free from biases for or against any individual or group of candidates. Diversity can come in many forms including but not limited to: ableism, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, socio-economic status, race and ethnicity.