Soccer Is Destined To Fail In The U.S.! Just Like Your Hiring Strategy…

Tim Sackett Candidate Pool, Hiring Bias, Tim Sackett 24 Comments

If you didn’t see it last week, and you probably didn’t because about 17 people in the United States care about soccer (or Football in every other part of the world), the U.S. Soccer team failed to qualify for the World Cup. The World Cup for soccer is like the Olympics for every other sport. It’s the single largest soccer …

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Turn Your Chairs With These 4 Blind Recruitment Tools

Kathy Rapp Diversity, Hiring Bias, Kathy Rapp

Don’t you love “The Voice“?  Blake and Adam’s banter over why a contestant should pick one over the other.  The jokes, the art and the contestant’s ultimate joy over being selected. Or just looking at Adam.  Or Blake. While “The Dating Game” likely pioneered the concept of blind auditions, “The Voice” has absolutely highlighted the relevance in modern society.  As studies …

Hipster Bias > Another HR Hurdle?

Dawn Burke Culture, Dawn Hrdlica, Hiring Bias, HR (& Life!) Advice

So, I was talking to pal in the tech industry describing an interview they had.  In this interview they met a fabulously talented person. Top notch. Them:  “They are truly fabulous and I’m almost sure they are the top candidate”.  Me:  “Almost sure? Why not go for it and make the hire?”  Them:  “Well, this candidate doesn’t really look like …