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Why Structured Interviews are Important in Sales Recruitment

3 mins

Building high-performing sales teams is a critical task for any sales leader. The success of a business often depends on the effectiveness of its sales team in engaging with customers, understanding their needs, and closing deals. With such high stakes, hiring the right sales professionals is important.

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Why Natural Language Processing is the best solution

Why Natural Language Processing is the best solution

4 mins

Welcome to the world of "Natural Language Processing" (NLP). It's "Natural Language" because the language is produced by humans. And we "Process" the language through a system, usually via software, to produce some output. In the case of Pera our NLP systems output predictions of a candidate's competencies, which in turn can be used to predict how well a candidate fits for a particular job.

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Structured interview in sales recruitment

Why Structured Interviews are Important in Sales Recruitment

3 mins

Building high-performing sales teams is a critical task for any sales leader. The success of a business often depends on the effectiveness of its sales team in engaging with customers, understanding their needs, and closing deals. With such high stakes, hiring the right sales professionals is important.

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Top 5 Trends in Recruitment for 2024

4 mins

As we approach the year 2024, workplaces are experiencing changes. The job market is improving and businesses are getting back on track with their growth. Employers are feeling more confident and are ready to recruit new talent to make their companies better. To ensure that your business is successful in 2024, it's important to plan your hiring strategy now. Here are the top five trends in recruitment that are expected to take place in 2024.

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A.I. Eats Bias for Breakfast

2 mins

Human bias poses a real threat to effective decision-making, especially in HR, where someone's judgment can shape your career. Hiring managers have traditionally leaned on human judgment, often leading to selection biases favouring similar candidates over the most qualified ones. This unintentional bias stifles diversity and hampers progress. Preconceptions exist that algorithms extrapolate human bias. But what if A.I. could identify high-performing teams without bias?

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AI & Quality of Hire

The Balancing Act: How to Achieve Quality of Hire with AI in Today's Competitive Job Market

4 mins

Do you know a quality candidate when you meet one? Indeed, but the real challenge lies in defining what truly makes a candidate exceptional.

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Shifting Paradigms Understanding Why Young Professionals Prefer Hybrid and Remote Work

Shifting Paradigms: Understanding Why Young Professionals Prefer Hybrid and Remote Work

3 mins

In recent years, the landscape of work has experienced a dramatic transformation. The traditional 9-to-5 office routine has evolved to adopt more flexible options, such as hybrid and remote work. As technology continues to evolve, young people are at the forefront of this shift, with their work preferences shaping the future of the professional world. In this blog post, let's explore the factors driving their rising attraction to these flexible work arrangements.

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Connecting the Dots: Managing Young Talent with Cultural Sensitivity and Flexibility

4 mins

As the workforce develops, early career recruiters and HR professionals have encountered the challenge of addressing young talent from different generations.

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What is the Quality of hire

Why is Pre-hire quality important in volume hiring?

4 mins

Before we deep dive into the pre-hire quality let's first understand what is the quality of hire.

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Using ChatGPT in recruitment the Pera viewpoint

Using ChatGPT in recruitment: the Pera viewpoint

4 mins

On the surface, the automated language generator ChatGPT is a fantastic new tool for recruiters. After all, our whole sector is making full use of smart technologies to improve the way in which candidates are matched to employers. So what’s not to like?

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How to measure recruitment effectiveness?

3 mins

Recruitment effectiveness and recruitment efficiency are vital parts of the data-driven hiring process in any organization. The ultimate goal is to reduce hiring costs and increase the quality of hire.

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7 Key elements to drive candidate experience

7 tips to create a great candidate experience

3 mins

The recruitment industry is becoming more and more cutthroat. We already know that a positive candidate experience is crucial to attracting top talent. But what does positive candidate experience truly mean? How realistic is it to have a great candidate experience?

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3 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) topics beyond gender and race for 2023

4 mins

In recent years there has been extensive discussion about the influence that racial, and gender-based biased practices and prejudice have on society. 70% of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) initiatives in companies are related to gender and race. But what about the more invisible and unobvious layers of what forms us as people?

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5 Top Data Protection Tips for Recruiters

4 mins

Many organizations handle a large quantity of sensitive data from people. That is why security measures are needed to prevent that data from slipping into the wrong hands.

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5 Tips to overcome or challenge a hiring manager’s bias

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, DEI, unconscious bias, and bias hiring are all words we have been reading a lot about in the last few years.

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Diversity and Inclusion at workplace

Are we still talking about Diversity and Inclusion in 2023?

3 mins

Over the years, many initiatives have concentrated on encouraging employers to have a diverse workforce. D&I was ascertained to enhance innovation, performance, and productivity. Therefore, hiring for diversity and inclusion has become one of the preferences for companies.

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science behind Pera

Four common questions about the science behind Pera

6 mins

Your language is as unique as a fingerprint and provides insight in your personality and key competencies. But what kind of language analysis techniques can be used to obtain these insights? The most common techniques in the computational linguistics field to infer personality and competencies from natural language are listed below:

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Recruitment fatigue

Are we having Recruitment fatigue?

4 mins

Most of the pandemic is over, and while we’re still feeling the aftermath of it businesses are back on steam. Meaning we’re starting to fight again for the pool of talent our civilisation has to offer.

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