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10 Key Recruitment Metrics That You Should Be Tracking

For a modern staffer, recruitment means so much more than posting an ad for a job opening online. Since technology and human resources are becoming more and more intertwined, staffers now have a wide variety of advanced tools at their disposal and candidates come through many channels. The future of HR is data-driven and it’s essential that HR specialists learn to track the efficiency of the recruitment process to find out what areas can be improved. Fortunately, HR software can generate recruitment metrics with just a few clicks, so access to information isn’t a problem. But which of these metrics are the most important and what can they tell you about your organization’s hiring cycle?

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What is Interview Bias & How to Avoid It While Hiring

When human beings interact with each other in a social setting, they are bound to have a set of preconceived notions about the person they’re interacting with even before they talk. You might like the person even before you’ve had a chance to interact with them because they are good looking or because they went to the same college as you. Maybe you already view them in a negative light as you know they come from a certain part of the country. While these biases are a part of daily social interaction, as a recruiter or hiring manager, if you are not conscious of your biases, you might end up recruiting someone on the basis of what pleases you about them or if they have very similar traits or interests as you rather than their skills for the job at hand. This is referred to as interview bias.

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HR in 2019: From Automation to Personalization.

Companies spend billions a year on recruiting and personnel management. The growing pace of the fourth industrial revolution and the emergence of a massive number of new competencies leads to an escalation of the struggle for highly qualified candidates and the expansion of technologies to search for new talents, as well as to unleash the potential of existing employees.

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How Talview helped transform HCL's hiring

HCL America Inc., an innovative technology solutions company bases its foundation in an exceptionally talented team.

The cornerstone of their success in the United States is their commitment to identifying and hiring local talent across multiple delivery centers in the United States. Their goal is to become a vibrant, active member of these communities not only by hiring, but also by active involvement in civic organizations, local government, universities, and charitable institutions to cultivate ties with the overall community.


HCL’s hiring occurs on a massive scale, with the recruiters screening several hundreds of resumes every week. The process of sifting the right talent from numerous applications took a lot of time away from the recruiter’s hands. While looking to solve the time constraint, HCL began looking for resource-friendly solutions to streamline their hiring workflow efficiently.

Recruiting challenges faced:

Screening resumes - The team at HCL America Inc receives hundreds of resumes every week, of which only 3-5% were qualified as potential candidates. The team was looking for a solution to filter the quality candidates.

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