I recently read an article by David Amodio (2015), a professor of psychology and neural science at New York University, in the New Scientist writing about prejudices which made for fascinating reading. 300 more words
Tags » Recruitment & Selection
In these ever-changing times of Skype interviews, LinkedIn profiles, and sophisticated applicant tracking software, many organizations are losing touch with the traditionally proactive ways of identifying and attracting potential employees. 830 more words
Australian Institute of Sport turns to SAS Commando Training to Select Future Cycling Gold Medallists
The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) has turned to the brutal selection processes of the SAS and special forces commandos to inspire the next generation of women cyclists to gold medals. 198 more words
Although most interviewers during the recruitment process will ask relevant and appropriate questions, not everyone is so enlightened according the CIPDs People Management magazine (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development). 87 more words
Microsoft has become the latest employer to specifically target autistic recruits.
The software giant is working with a specialist hirer in the US to bring a greater number of autistic employees into the organisation; something it believes is a win-win situation. 131 more words