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Are you ready to “Datify” Your Hiring?

Fifteen years of research and nearly 2,600 businesses surveyed is what it took to put together the Global Human Capital Trends 2014 report by Deloitte University Press. 140 pages, it is rich with information about how HR is rapidly evolving into a data-driven function, with the focus shifting from simply reporting data to: Enabling businesses to make informed talent decisions Predict employee performance, and Conduct advanced workforce planning. While 78 percent of large companies (with 10,000 or more employees) rated HR and talent analytics as “urgent” or “important,” 45 (more…)

Behavioral Interview Video Tips Part 2 – Combatting the “Noise” in Interviewing

Chequed.com Product Manager and Senior Researcher Andrew D’Agostino continues the Behavioral Interviewing Video Tip Series with Part 2 – How to Combat the “Noise” in Interviewing. Unstructured interviewing can often not only fail to aid in a hiring decision, but can actually detract from a hiring decision. Here Andrew discuss how that is possible.

Behavioral Interviewing Video Tip Series – Fundamental Problems with Interviewing

Thursday, September 11, 2014 - By: Greg Moran - Tags: | | | |
Join Chequed.com Product Manager and Sr. Research Consultant Andrew D’Agostino in part one of this 6 part series on improving your company’s interview process. Subscribe to the blog to make sure you keep getting all six parts of this series.Also, want more information about improving your interview process? Check out our new weeBook called Making Interviews Count for a deeper dive into the world of behavioral interviewing and how to do it right. Below is part one covering the most fundamental problems that companies face in (more…)

Reinvent your Interviewing Process Before the New Year

While you were away enjoying (we hope) your long Labor Day weekend here in the US, our team at Chequed.com was working away preparing our newest module, ChequedInterview(tm). Working toward our goal of No Bad Hires. Ever. we are now changing the way companies interview talent by making it more consistent, easier and most importantly predictive of future success. But how? Have you heard of predictive interviewing? It’s sure to put a smile on your face. And, it’s about as close as you will get to (more…)

Chequed.com Rounds Out Technology Platform With Introduction of ChequedInterview™  

For Release:  Wednesday, September 3, 2014 Contact:                 Steve Janack, Behan Communications (518) 812-7337 | steve.janack@behancom.com   Chequed.com Rounds Out Technology Platform With Introduction of ChequedInterview™   First-of-its-kind structured and scorable online guide for interviewing candidates  provides employers with predictive data to enhance recruitment process Saratoga Springs, NY – Chequed.com, the leading provider of cloud-based Predictive Talent Selection™technology, today announced the launch of its newest tool: ChequedInterview™, a structured and scorable online guide that for the first time adds critical predictive data to the job interview (more…)

I’ll Give You My Shoes If I Get the Job…and Other HR Tales of Interviewing Mistakes

HR professionals are the ones who are on the front lines when it comes to bringing in new people to join the workforce. They are also the ones who have some pretty funny stories to tell. When dealing with people, you just never know what to expect. Here are just a few tales of interviewing gaffes to make you smile. Sharon Armstrong is an HR business consultant and author of The Essential HR Handbook. She recalls one candidate who greeted his interviewer by saying, “I really (more…)

Bye-Bye Bias: Practice Fair Hiring

Long-term unemployment continues to vex us. And even though the numbers have thinned after peaking in 2010, it lingers on. One academic study from the National Bureau of Economic Research shows that job applicants who have been unemployed for six months get 45 percent fewer callbacks than people out of work for just one month. Diminished skill sets and lack of job training are among the reasons given for tossing their resumes into the circular file. It’s simple. The longer people are unemployed, the less attractive (more…)

Sales Onboarding – 9 Reasons Why Every Company Needs It (Guest Post)

“Hire Right, Higher Profits” by Lee Salz (guest blog author). Find it at Amazon.com. There’s a lot of buzz today around sales onboarding and sales enablement. You may be wondering if sales onboarding (the development program designed to get your new salespeople up to speed fast) should be on your executive team’s priority list of corporate initiatives. Here are nine reasons why it should be high on the list. 1. Investment protection. When companies hire salespeople, they are making a significant revenue investment. Onboarding, not only protects (more…)

Chequed.com Featured in Recruiter.com

Special thanks to our friends over at Recruiter.com for a great piece on the problems with reference checking and the overall talent selection process and how Chequed.com can help solve them. http://www.recruiter.com/i/reference-checks-are-in-a-sad-state-here-is-one-way-to-fix-them/

The Keys to Avoiding a Bad Reference Check

On paper, and then in person, he was the perfect candidate. However, after doing a little reference checking, Mr. Right, just turned into Mr. Wrong. What happened? How could your gut instincts and professional acumen been so far off base? Well, there are certain intangible factors that are difficult to determine from a handshake, smile, resume scan, or in-depth interview. And references can dial it in. One-of-a-kind Data Shares the Inside Scoop Are you an employer who is curious about why good candidates get bad references? Are (more…)