Join us at the CIPD HR Software Show on the 14th and 15th of June!

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Jun 2017

Join us at the CIPD HR Software Show on the 14th and 15th of June!

The CIPD Software Show which takes place on the 14th and 15th of June has become the “Recruitment Exhibition”. AssessFirst will be attending the event at Olympia West, London. You can find us at booth R240 from 9:30 to 5pm! The event will bring together the two following themes: the latest technology to improve Human Resources different strategies to aid recruitment David Bernard (CEO@AssessFirst) will...

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These new software multiply the capacities of the recruiter

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May 2017

These new software multiply the capacities of the recruiter

A whole array of more and more sophisticated solutions have come to the attention of the recruiter in recent years. Some so-called “Predictive Recruitment” programs even claim to be more reliable than humans selecting candidates. Far from being a threat, the solutions allow the recruiter to spend less time pre-screening profiles in exchange to benefit more from a relationship with candidates.   There was a...

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Should we innovate to recruit better?

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May 2017

Should we innovate to recruit better?

There is pandemonium in recruitment! Methods are diversifying and technologies are redesigning the process outline. To the point of forgetting a resume and interview for hiring? Not sure. To find their future department head in Lille, Lidl reserved “Atelier des Chefs”, a place where they can propose cooking courses. Far from presenting themselves, the candidates had to realise, by group, each stage of their menu....

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e-HR Adapts Recommendation Algorithms

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May 2017

e-HR Adapts Recommendation Algorithms

In order to insure their success, startups specializing in recruitment are leaning on a technique that comes from e-commerce. What do the matching site Tinder, the e-commerce giant Amazon, and certain startups specializing in recruitment such as Hunteed, AssessFirst, Kudoz, and Clustree all have in common? They all use an algorithm to generate recommendations that help people find their soulmate, their ideal product, or the...

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New ways to recruit without going wrong

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May 2017

New ways to recruit without going wrong

It’s the end of hand-sorting CVs. From the identification of rare gems to evaluation methods and candidate management, the digital revolution has shaken up recruiters’ habits – all while multiplying their efficiency. She’s barely put the black headset on when the hubbub of the recruiting fair fades away. Mathilde, engineering student, thought she was at the Thales stand. Suddenly she’s transported into a Star Wars-style...

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9 characteristics of people who evolve (better, faster and stronger than others).

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May 2017

9 characteristics of people who evolve (better, faster and stronger than others).

Whether you’re on one side or the other of the barrier (the one who wants to “climb” OR the one who “gives good pointers”, it’s crucial to understand that natural performance is not the only criteria that commands (which should command…) the fact that a person will climb the ladder in the workplace. Today, many studies in psychology have highlighted the crucial importance of the...

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Identifying high potential candidates through assessment solutions

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May 2017

Identifying high potential candidates through assessment solutions

  When hiring a new employee, it is, obviously, to meet a need that we encounter here and now. Whether it’s software development, marketing, or business development, all companies are confronted with challenges that they must face immediately. However, all recruiters know that the key to a really successful recruitment involves selecting people capable of evolving to meet the challenges that the company will face...

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AssessFirst is changing its offers to better cater to SMEs and start-ups

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Mar 2017

AssessFirst is changing its offers to better cater to SMEs and start-ups

Paris, the 20th of March 2017 With the success of its online sales which increased by 100% in 2016, AssessFirst, the leading provider of predictive recruitment services in France, is today simplifying its online services offers to better respond to the needs and expectations of its clients. The company is now offering subscription packages directly from its website. This change makes it possible to more...

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Algorithms, predictive recruitment…. And the human in all that?

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Mar 2017

Algorithms, predictive recruitment…. And the human in all that?

I’m always really excited to see the public attending conferences on innovation, new technologies and how they’ll transform our way of working. The latest presentations I’ve led on new methods of assessment (predictive recruitment) have prompted the same reactions. I can put them into 3 phrases: “The whole world is so attached to their decision-making power that they forget why we recruit…”   When we...

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The 7 commandments of predictive recruitment

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Mar 2017

The 7 commandments of predictive recruitment

While the predictive approach allows recruitment professionals to radically improve the effectiveness of their selection processes, it nevertheless needs to be applied in a very rigorous way. Here are the 7 commandments that you should follow closely to ensure the successful implementation of your predictive recruitment projects. #1 Define your objectives Do you want to recruit better performing workers? More committed ones? Are you seeking...

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