What Is Adverse Impact

Adverse impact is a term that comes up in discussions related primarily to recruiting. Still, it can also influence advertising (both commercial and job advertising), business practices, reputation building, and every other department in a business. It’s essential to be aware of adverse impact, as well as the ways that you can mitigate it. So…

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Evaluating a New Hire

Making data-driven decisions is the foundation of modern best practices, for everything from determining what content to write about in your blog to developing a new product feature your customers want. Data analysis can help make decisions in nearly every aspect of a business, up to and including measuring your new hires. Measuring quality of…

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If you want better hiring results, you have to make some changes in your recruiting process. One of the best changes to make is in regard to recruiting metrics. You need to gather and maintain the right kind of data, such as where your candidates are coming from, how they apply for your jobs, and…

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Human resources and recruiting are professions that straddle business support and business impact. On one hand, they can get mired in the same-old, same-old practices that come to mind when you think of hiring – help wanted signs, performance reviews, and standard policies. On the other hand, they are poised to take advantage of new…

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If it can be measured, it can be improved, and that goes for recruiting as well as any other business process. But what should you be measuring in your recruiting process? There are a lot of moving parts in the recruiting process. What recruiting metrics should you use? Do you measure time to hire? Quality…

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Be honest about your hiring process. How long does it take to extend an offer to a candidate at your company? Three weeks? Longer?  All your efforts to find top salespeople or the best software developers  won’t matter if your hiring process takes too long in regard to extending job offers. Recruiting and HR expert…

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Lou Adler is a veteran recruiter, author of books about recruiting and hiring, originator of Performance-based HiringSM, and CEO and founder of the Adler Group. He’s been in the recruiting industry for 30 years, and knows better than most what matters in recruiting. He is a strong advocate of recruiting metrics, especially quality of hire.…

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