How to Leverage Technology for High Volume Hiring

We live in an era of exponentially accelerating advances in technology. Highly-developed and digitalized gadgets are involved in virtually every facet of our daily lives and affect the way we communicate, work, shop, and entertain ourselves. While human resources (HR) departments are beginning to leverage technology, many are still using antiquated recruiting systems that make […]

How to Leverage Skills Tests for Hire Volume Hiring in Recruitment

In September 2020, Amazon announced it had 33,000 corporate and tech positions to fill. To get the job done as efficiently as possible, it held a one-day virtual job fair online where applicants could submit their resume and talk with a recruiter. It is not surprising that Amazon can pull off a high volume hiring […]

How to Hire Administrative Support Personnel in Education

Organizations have traditionally relied on reviewing education credentials and work history to identify qualified candidates for administrative support roles, but times are changing. Today, best-in-class educational institutions leverage office administration skills tests to identify top talent. In fact, nearly 90% of Fortune 500 companies use employment tests in their hiring process. It is no wonder […]

How to Get The Best of Your Furloughed Workers Back

When the COVID-19 pandemic emerged, many organizations had to make difficult decisions to maximize cash flow. Not surprisingly, 18 million American workers were furloughed in April 2020 as business leaders struggled to remain in operation. As the economy reopens, the number of employers that are recalling furloughed employees is increasing. For many, the toughest leadership […]

Top 5 Ways to Increase Placement Rates with Skills Tests

As the coronavirus crisis continues to affect our everyday lives, organizations have no choice but to adapt. Despite the many challenges, however, there are also opportunities to implement positive changes that will last long after the pandemic. The shift to remote hiring processes is one example of a positive transformation in how we recruit talent. […]

How to Recruit Better Fire and Police Officers

Departments of Public Safety across the United States provide essential, and even life-saving services. With lives on the line, it is critical that jurisdictions hire the right men and women to serve. Agencies must strategically implement data-driven processes for screening, shortlisting, and interviewing to secure qualified talent. Changes in hiring processes for any organization are […]

How Staffing Firms Leverage Pre Hire Assessment Tools

Strategic talent sourcing and deployment is front and center of every successful staffing firm’s playbook for success. Top staffing firms systematically gather data and perform analysis activities to make agile business decisions and capitalize on areas of opportunity. Despite 2020 bearing some of the highest unemployment rates since the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began […]

Why More Public Sector Agencies Choose eSkill

Public organizations face many hurdles when recruiting. An aging workforce, antiquated hiring processes, tight budgets, and existing skills shortages make hiring effectively and efficiently difficult. A study conducted by the Center for State and Local Government Excellence found the primary challenge public sector agencies face is the ability to recruit and retain qualified personnel. Eliminating onerous […]

How Skills Tests Help Staffing Firms Place Candidates Faster

Placing qualified job-seekers quickly is the key to success in the staffing industry. A recent survey of hiring managers found that the primary reasons businesses work with staffing firms are the desire to shorten the hiring process (42%) and access to job-seekers with specialized skills (41%). Unfortunately, many staffing firms fall short when it comes […]

Top Skills Tests for State and Local Agencies

The private sector is leading the way in workforce recruitment. Most state and local agencies, on the other hand, are still using antiquated hiring procedures that focus on work history, rather than verifiable skill sets. As human resources (H.R.) technology continues to evolve, so is the way leading companies screen candidates for skills and aptitude. […]

Hiring Strategies of Top Staffing Firms in 2020

As a result of COVID-19, many organizations have laid off or furloughed workers, leaving the number of unemployed U.S. workers at a staggering high. According to the July 2020 Jobs Report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate in July was 10.2%, remaining above the Great Recession high of 10% for the […]

Top Skills & Abilities to Look For in Public Sector Employees

Amid the COVID-19 crisis, public sector employees are addressing issues of unprecedented complexity that are more demanding than ever. Careers in government are increasingly underscored with public and political pressure. At the same time, the systems and tools utilized in the public sector are increasingly digital. Workers need the right skills to keep pace. The […]
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