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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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New ways to recruit without going wrong

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Mar 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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Predictive Recruitment: do we still need recruiters?

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Mar 2017

Predictive Recruitment: do we still need recruiters?

Recruiters have always studied CVs, analysed career pathways, and evaluated their candidates’ personalities, motivations, aptitudes and competencies. For an equally long time, interviews have been held (in a more or less standard way) and decisions about people’s futures have been made… But for several months now, a new player has transformed the landscape of recruitment: the “Machine”. Data, algorithms, and machine learning are all revolutionising...

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Attitudes you (absolutely) have to focus on when bringing new people in to your company!

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Mar 2017

Attitudes you (absolutely) have to focus on when bringing new people in to your company!

Today, everybody knows that performance is more about attitude than hard skills. Indeed, if hard skills can be learnt, attitude is far more difficult to change… And, as you probably have experienced lots of times : Attitude is Everything ! It commands the way we behave, the way we interact, with our colleagues, our bosses, our customers… with everybody! There are absolutely no areas in...

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#Recruiters: Why 80% of you will disappear in the next 5 years.

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Mar 2017

#Recruiters: Why 80% of you will disappear in the next 5 years.

You’ve heard of obsolete skills? Without a doubt…For those of you who missed the beginning, here’s the takeaway: in the next 5 years max, 50% of skills that people hold today will be rendered totally useless by technology. #BrutalTruth Look around you: technology is everywhere, and the least you can say is that it’s off to a good start. It began by knocking out bookstores...

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Cloning your best talents thanks to predictive recruitment

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Mar 2017

Cloning your best talents thanks to predictive recruitment

For nearly a year, the themes of the “digital transformation of HR” and of “predictive recruitment” are everywhere: article, conferences, workshop…not a week goes by without hearing about the background behind these two trends. For the promoters of predictive recruitment, it would permit the identification of persons (applicants or existing employees) to perform and thrive in open positions within the company, and with unprecedented accuracy....

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How to Lead a Predictive Recruitment Project

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Mar 2017

How to Lead a Predictive Recruitment Project

Everyone is hearing more and more about predictive recruitment. This new type of recruitment is allowing businesses everywhere to anticipate the capabilities of their candidates and their team members so that they can maximize their efficiency on the job. At AssessFirst, we have a firm belief that the combination of Big Data and human resources is not a new wave to surf, but rather an...

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Identifying high potential candidates through assessment solutions

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Feb 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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Afterwork in Geneva with our partner Paul Mandel (Financial Markets Recruitment)

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Feb 2017

Afterwork in Geneva with our partner Paul Mandel (Financial Markets Recruitment)

Last Thursday (February, 9th), we were invited by Paul Mandel company in order to talk about predictive recruitment with up to fifteen people. An evening based on the future of recruitment We would like to thank Alexandre Mandel for his invitation to share, with banking professionals and other consultants, our ideas on the evolution of Human Ressources and their specific issues. It was a great...

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