Mike Irvine

Posts by Mike Irvine

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    The 10 Must-Read Articles for Recruiters This Week

    January 15, 2021

    “Is a job interview really an exercise in deception?” The Wall Street Journal recently asked this question to career coaches and researchers and found that, unfortunately, the answer may be yes. One researcher, Robert Feldman, author and professor of psychological and brain sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, estimates that candidates tell an...

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    The 10 Must-Read Articles for Recruiters This Week

    January 8, 2021

    In this week’s list of our must-read articles for talent professionals, you can find spotlights on two staples of the hiring process: resumes and job descriptions. Over at the Harvard Business Review, David DeLong and Sara Marcus imagine a world without resumes that embraces “open hiring.” “This approach,” they write, “which eschews resumes, interviews, and...

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    The 10 Must-Read Articles for Recruiters This Week

    December 11, 2020

    “To truly make the industry more inclusive,” writes Bhaskar Chakravorti for the Harvard Business Review, “tech companies need to let go of their geographic biases and change the way they recruit, organize teams, and allow employees to work. As companies have moved to remote work during the pandemic — and possibly forever — tech companies ought to envision a...

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    The 10 Must-Read Articles for Recruiters This Week

    December 4, 2020

    The pandemic has hit the U.S. Class of 2020 particularly hard. According to The Wall Street Journal, unemployment was above 20% last...

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    The 10 Must-Read Articles for Recruiters This Week

    November 27, 2020

    Are we too careful with the kinds of questions we ask? A new study suggests that we just might be. “In our studies,” write a trio of...

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    The 10 Must-Read Articles for Recruiters This Week

    November 20, 2020

    In yet another sign that the shift to a tetherless workforce is here to stay, Facebook has announced it’s creating a new position:...