5 Actionable Steps to Improve Your Company’s Candidate Experience

Empathy. Compassion. Decency. Common courtesy. These are words and phrases used in many social media posts describing key missing ingredients in a jobseeker’s candidate experience. Do you bake empathy as a core value in your hiring initiative, recruiting program or talent acquisition leadership approach? Are we failing as employers to account for this necessary element? […]


10 Key Skills for Collaborative Leadership in a Virtual World

The global workplace is becoming more and more reliant on virtual teams. An IWG survey reports that 62% of businesses around the world have more flexible workplaces. Increasing amounts of teams are seeing the benefits of remote work and are leaving the office, and are communicating through video conferencing apps like Microsoft Teams and other collaboration software. […]


5 Changes Shaping Future of Work

The past few years have seen remote work, flexible hours and reliance on technology evolve into common practices in many modern-day workplaces. The Coronavirus pandemic has accelerated their implementation. Amid a pandemic, many companies have already resumed hiring, and some in a big way. In many cases, they are filling spots vacated during the crisis. And employees showing […]


AI in Recruiting: Make Better Hiring Decisions

[Editor’s Note: Know This, Do This is a blog series from System Soft Technologies. What is this series for? It’s a cycle of articles that take you on a journey, exploring ways innovative technology can help leaders drive transformation and growth.] Know This In the already fast-changing world of HR, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is creating unimagined twists […]


6 Ways to Transform Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Let’s set the record straight, so there’s no confusion moving forward. Simply put, workplace diversity is understanding, accepting and valuing differences between people. That encompasses those of various races, ethnicities, genders, ages, religions, disabilities and sexual orientations. It also includes distinctions in education, personalities, skill sets, experiences and knowledge base. And, that’s all a good […]


Recruiting Purple Squirrels

How recruiters and hiring managers can work together to ‘catch’ the perfect candidate Who is a Purple Squirrel? Purple Squirrels don’t exist in the real world. They often don’t exist in the workplace either. ‘Purple Squirrel’ is a term in recruiting lingo used to describe a flawless match for the job; the perfect candidate who […]


Recruiting in a Post-COVID-19 World

The COVID-19 pandemic is quickly changing how every organization is attracting, recruiting, and retaining employees on their virtual teams, making remote work the new normal. At this time of the year, many organizations focus on recruiting the best and brightest college seniors they can attract during in-person interviews on campus. That is no longer an […]


Why is onboarding important?

Do you remember when you first started at your job? With so many new people to meet and responsibilities to fulfill, were you nervous? The majority of new employees feel the same way when first starting a job. This is why onboarding was created, and why onboarding into a company is a fundamental part of […]