While the conversation surrounding workplace culture seems relatively new, it has been an important aspect of the workplace for as long as people have been working. It is the combination of the beliefs, traditions, values, assumptions, and behaviors of everyone who works within a given space. Think of it as the company’s vibe or personality, the attributes that make it attractive or repulsive (depending on the individual).
The Starbucks Unicorn Frappe has been making some pretty big waves on social media. This sweet-n-sour, pink and blue, swirly sprinkle-topped concoction is drawing in customers with its distinct look, unique flavor combinations, and homage to everyone’s favorite mythical creature, the unicorn. While the lines stay long for this fantastical beverage, recruiters are also on the hunt for a different kind of unicorn: The Unicorn Hire.
The Unicorn Hire, much like the frappe of the same name, has distinct, unique qualities that set them apart from the crowd: Read More
A major challenge faced by recruiters is volume recruitment. Volume recruitment also goes by such labels as bulk recruitment, ramp-up recruitment, or seasonal recruitment. All these clearly suggest that it’s all about recruiting in high volumes – a good range would be anything between 5 and 500-plus – especially during busy seasons within a particular industry.
Modern-day recruiters face a new set of challenges stemming from a variety of factors. There’s the pressure of keeping abreast with fast-changing technologies. In some nations, an aging population is a trend that recruiters and businesses have to contend with, not to mention several underlying factors in the social and economic landscape.
ThisWay Global, a Cambridge-based technology company that has launched a software platform powered by machine learning for the recruitment industry, has joined forces with HireAbility, the provider of smart resume and CV parsing technology, to provide an artificial intelligence (AI) powered job vacancy matching service without equal in the recruitment industry.
This partnership will combine two sophisticated products. HireAbility’s parsing technology makes human language understandable by computers and is highly compatible with ThisWay’s new AI-driven product ‘Match-ic’™, which is ‘matching as a service’ for the hiring market.
Most companies and businesses invest a lot of time, money, and human resources in finding the perfect talents for an open position. A huge portion of the recruitment budget goes into a variety of hiring strategies such as posting job advertisements both online and offline and contracting more headhunters and recruitment consultants. Read More
Sourcing candidates for a job is never an easy task for both the HR department of companies and head hunters. Typically, the recruitment process goes from identifying the vacancy, preparing the job description, sourcing of databases, role marketing, short-listing of candidates, interviewing applicants, and reference checking, to the actual job offer. It’s a long and complicated process, which is why companies enlist the help of head hunters for recruitment solutions.
ThisWay Global, a Cambridge-based company, founded and developed at ideaSpace at University of Cambridge, launched its Artificial Intelligence (AI) software platform, GPS, at South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas.
ThisWay’s platform streamlines the recruitment process by matching high-quality candidates to the most relevant job opportunities using its machine learning algorithms.
There are plenty of job sites out there, offering standard resume-to-opening or dropdown menu matching based on job experience, availability, and other standard qualifiers. At ThisWay, we know there’s more than what meets the eye when it comes to finding the perfect career match, such as inclusiveness, flexibility, or benefits. Give yourself a bit of relief with these tips, our first installment in a series of posts about the toolkit you need to ensure you aren’t unintentionally pursuing a short-term job, by forgetting key elements to landing a long-term career.