This Week in Talent (14 Feb)

This week we found these – interview questions to help you evaluate your candidates’ work ethic, latest news on Google Hire and LinkedIn, a unique snowflake millennial recruitment ad from the British Army, and more!
Enjoy these musings!


Evaluating work ethic: top 5 interview questions to ask candidates

Valuable list of interview questions to have beside you when interviewing candidates for work ethic. One for the bookmark.

9 companies offering hiring bonuses of up to $10,000 to attract new hires

Money solves all Talent problems, or does it? Check out these nine companies that are promising signing bonuses as a way to grow their staff. What do you think?

If you have difficulty landing top candidates, use these proven selling approaches

If you can’t afford $10K hiring bonuses, maybe these approaches might help you get that purple squirrel over the line. Check them out!

Google takes Hire, its G Suite recruitment platform, to its first global markets, UK and Canada

After all the hype surrounding Google Hire’s US launch in 2017, the platform is finally getting a limited international release. Even though we must wait a little longer before it reaches our shores, it will be very interesting to see how it will fare against the likes of LinkedIn and Indeed. One to keep an eye on.

LinkedIn announces it’s moving its core Talent tools onto one platform

Jobs, Recruiter, and Pipeline Builder – on a single platform. LinkedIn is making it easier for you to use its products. Trying to ward off the challenge from Google Hire maybe? Have a read to find out more.

British Army recruitment applications ‘almost double after snowflake millennial ad campaign’

How does the British Army do recruitment marketing? Condescending much or do you think it speaks to its target audience? Either way it seems to be working – watch it for yourself.

Recruitment chat bots: Is the hype worth it?

You’ve heard about them, you might be thinking about implementing one, or you could be just dipping your toes into the world of recruitment chat bot. Here is a comprehensive list of benefits and challenges to help you decide.


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