Tag: hiring bias

Are You Targeting Younger Workers in Social Media Job Ads? You May be Going Too Far

Picture an intern. Chances are it’s someone filled with optimism, drive and willingness to get the job done. He or she is likely to want...

Is This a Fix for Hiring and Labor Market Discrimination?

Labor market discrimination is rampant. Every research that’s done, at least here in the Netherlands where I live, tells the same...

A Recruiting Lose-Lose: When You Can’t Put Your Bias and Prejudices Aside

Here’s a question for every recruiter and Talent Acquisition professional: Do you ever step back and consider what prejudices and...

Are You Surprised? 75% of HR Managers Have Found Lies on Resumes

It’s not a surprise that job candidates embellish, fib, or resort to outright lies on resumes. What IS a bit shocking is how...

Will Recruiters Bite When Your Email Address is Seriously Uncool?

When I was 11, I collected rubber ducks, my favorite color was purple, and Blink-182 was trendy. So behold, my first email address —...

Should Recruiters and Employers Really Care If Candidates Smoke Weed?

I was recently watching a bunch of those old black and white movies from the “Golden Age” of Hollywood. While I’d seen...

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