Innovation and Futurology for Recruiting

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Ep 417: Optimizing The Recruiting Process

With so many challenges in talent acquisition, process improvement and optimization are a constant theme as employers attempt to speed up their processes. But how do you speed up recruiting while protecting the integrity of quality of hire and DE&I?


My guest this week is Erin Crask, Director Solutions Architects at SHL. Erin and her team use science and data to help enhance people strategies, and she has a tremendous amount of experience helping companies to streamline their external and internal recruiting processes.


In the interview, we discuss:


  • Current challenges in recruiting


  • The danger of reactive decision making


  • The dangers of scaling back assessment to speed up recruiting


  • Making evidence based changes to processes


  • Protecting the quality of hire while also shortening the selection timeline


  • Using automation to provide feedback for all applicants


  • Defending the integrity of the process with internal stakeholders


  • Measuring the right things


  • The critical elements of a high quality candidate experience


  • Asynchronous processes to empower candidates


  • Automation trends


  • What does best in class internal mobility look like



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