Emily Heaslip

Content writer @ Vervoe

5 Different Ways to Hire Software Engineers

The demand for coders, developers, and software engineers has skyrocketed over the last decade. Tech skills dominate LinkedIn’s 2019 list of most in-demand skills on employers’ wishlists. In the job market, 90% of developers have at least part-time work; 77% are employed full-time. There’s a very small number of developers who are unemployed and actively …

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Video Interview Software: Guide for Recruiters & Hiring Managers

Video interview software helps recruiters reduce time to hire, provide new insights about a potential candidate, and broaden their candidate base to include remote applicants. A survey of 506 companies reported that 47% of hiring managers use video interview software to shorten the time it takes to make a hire; 22% of those polled said …

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How to Create the Interview Formula that Makes the Right Candidate Stand Out

Many recruiters know the importance of assessing a candidate beyond a polished resume and well-rehearsed interview. Yet, despite taking extra steps to evaluate a job applicant, managers too often fail to choose the right candidate. In a 2016 CareerBuilder study, 75% of employers interviewed said they hired the wrong person, costing companies an average of …

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How Recruiting Accounting and Finance Professionals Has Changed

Traditionally, hiring managers visited top MBA programs, recruited from the CPA exam, or relied on referrals to find the best accounting and finance professionals. However, the skills needed to be successful in a finance role have changed – and so has the way recruiters hire for these roles. Financial skills are among the most in-demand capabilities …

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How Vervoe Takes the Bias Out of Job Interviews

In a recent Harvard Business Review article, How to Take the Bias Out of Interviews, behavioral economist and professor Iris Bohnet discusses ways in which hiring managers are unwittingly reinforcing personal biases in the recruitment process. Bohnet writes specifically about unstructured interviews, but her analysis applies more broadly to the traditional hiring process in use …

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5 Common Interview Mistakes Recruiters Should Overlook

Nightmares focusing on poor performance at work, especially job interviews, are common among adults in the US – and it’s easy to see why. Job interviews are stressful. Horror stories of interviews gone wrong are all over the internet. While they may be fun to read, it’s not easy to get through a job interview without …

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The #10YearChallenge for Recruiting: What’s Changed Since 2009?

The viral #10YearChallenge taking over our social media feeds inspired us: how has recruiting changed since 2009? Flashback to 2009: the world of recruiting was a different place. The recession that began in 2008 was hitting the job market hard. The US unemployment rate hit 10.2%, the highest it had been in 10 years. HR …

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