Gregory Lewis

Posts by Gregory Lewis

  • How Hershey Used Data to Increase Retention Rates and Improve Workforce Planning

    March 6, 2018

    For many of us, Halloween and Easter are excellent excuses to indulge ourselves in our favorite sweets. And for The Hershey Company, this makes these holidays two of their busiest times of year. As one of the largest U.S. snacking companies, having fully-staffed sales teams is a key ingredient for Hershey to make the most of these treat-filled seasons. However,...

  • The New Way Companies Are Evaluating Candidates' Soft Skills (and Discovering High-Potential Talent)

    February 26, 2018

    Soft skills are one of the top predictors of on-the-job success. But, the problem is that they are notoriously hard to screen for. In fact, when we asked 9000 hiring managers and recruiters what’s the biggest issue with the current interview formats (like behavioral questions), 63% said it’s the inability to identify soft skills: It makes sense: a candidate...

  • Stacy Zapar’s Secret Sauce: 9 Ingredients to Recruiting Success

    February 6, 2018

    With 20 years of recruiting experience, Stacy Zapar has a lot of tricks up her sleeve when it comes to finding and hiring great talent. And lucky for us, she’s eager to share what she’s learned over the years and did just that in her session “Stacy’s Secret Sauce 2.0" at Talent Connect 2017. This session was one of the most popular at the conference and was...

  • 5 New Interviewing Techniques That You Should Start Using

    January 29, 2018

    Traditional interviews—when you ask candidates about their skills and experience to see if they’re a fit for the job—have been the...

  • 7 Data Points That Will Make Attracting and Closing...

    January 24, 2018

    If you could read a candidate’s mind, you’d probably be a damn good recruiter. You’d know what they want to hear, what they think...

  • The Most In-Demand Hard and Soft Skills of 2018

    January 22, 2018

    Here’s a not-so-bold prediction: there’s a decent chance you’ll be searching for someone with cloud computing skills in the near...