Blog/human-resources/

Human resources

Read the best-curated articles on all things related to human resources.

how expand your talent pool 9 strategies

How to expand your talent pool: 9 strategies

Are you struggling to attract a diverse range of candidates with relevant skills and fresh perspectives? You might be limiting your talent pool by using outdated talent acquisition practices or losing solid candidates because your interview process is too complicated and full of arbitrary steps. Even if your hiring process used to work like a…

Read More
guide to hybrid office model

The definitive guide to the hybrid office model

The Covid-19 pandemic brought a lot of changes into our lives. For one, everybody now knows an armchair epidemiologist. (Aunt Susan, if you’re reading this, no, reading about viral load online doesn’t make you “a doctor now.”) But one of the biggest changes has been the switch to remote and hybrid working. What started as…

Read More
20 wordpress skills all developers need

20 WordPress skills all developers need

One of the main reasons for the growing popularity of WordPress is that users can edit or modify their websites or blogs without any technical knowledge. WordPress has built a reputation for its user-friendly features. WordPress isn’t just a blogging platform. It’s one of the world’s most popular content management systems for individuals and businesses…

Read More
7 candidate experience best practices that impress job seekers

7 candidate experience best practices that impress job seekers

Picture this: You’re on your way home from a job interview when you check your phone to see a rejection email – from the job you just finished interviewing for. You call back to check if it was a mistake (it wasn’t) and ask why they wasted your time with an interview (no answer). You’re…

Read More

Implicit-bias training doesn’t work. Here’s what you can do about it

The human brain is a complex and intelligent organ, but it does take shortcuts. This isn’t always out of laziness or negligence; sometimes decisions need to be made as quickly as possible to ensure survival, or to make tight deadlines. Processing and evaluating information takes up mental energy that we’re often unable, or too lazy,…

Read More

Four signs your approach to diversity and inclusion is flawed

If you’re a business owner, manager, leader, or HR person, you’ve likely been involved in diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) initiatives, working to organize unconscious bias or diversity training for employees. If you’re in any kind of employment, you’ve probably begrudgingly or enthusiastically undergone such training. And if you spend enough time on LinkedIn, maybe…

Read More
the importance of emotional intelligence in the workplace

The importance of emotional intelligence in the workplace

The importance of emotional intelligence in the workplace Many businesses create job descriptions that list great communication, problem-solving, and leadership skills as key attributes for the open role. However, these three skills are all rooted in one fundamental trait: emotional intelligence.  In this guide, we’ll fill you in on everything you need to know about…

Read More
how to improve employee well-being

How to improve employee wellbeing: 9 strategies for employers

We know how it goes. One day, you come across a post on LinkedIn about how employee wellbeing is the cornerstone of organizational health and feel inspired. Two weeks later, everything is the same, except there are brown apples in the fruit bowl you put out, and you’re trying not to make eye contact with…

Read More
How_to_create_a_cohesive_culture_in_a_remote_or_hybrid_work_environment

How to create a cohesive culture in a remote or hybrid work environment

Let us guess:  Before the pandemic, when people asked about your company culture, you had your answer ready. You likely reeled off phrases like “collaborative” and “motivated” and let the buzz in your office do the rest of the talking. …Then the pandemic hit.  Now, like many businesses, you’ve only returned to the office part-time,…

Read More

Closing the gender employment gap: A robust approach for employers

You only need to go on Twitter on International Women’s Day to glean the extent to which companies claim to support, appreciate, and celebrate women. And yet the gender pay gap, a pivot for discourse about precisely how companies don’t support women, persists: They are still earning 17% less than men on average in the…

Read More
You may be remote first but are you skills first

You may be remote first, but are you skills first?

We’re passionate about the benefits of skills-based hiring, but we know that the term itself can seem a little broad. After all, you’d be hard-pressed to find a recruiter or hiring manager who would admit that they don’t consider skills during the recruitment process.  Skills are always considered when a hire is made, but when…

Read More
Data structure interview questions for JavaScript

JavaScript online test: Top 50 data structures interview questions

Data structures and algorithm questions will play a vital role if you’re screening candidates for Java-based roles. When it comes to hiring JavaScript developers through JavaScript online tests, the quality of your data structures interview questions will help you filter out the best candidates. A thorough understanding of data structures and algorithms is one of…

Read More

Hire the best candidates with TestGorilla!

Create pre-employment assessments in minutes to screen candidates, save time, and hire the best talent.