Omer Molad

Co-founder and CEO of Vervoe. Omer has worked with more than 4,000 companies over the last few years to help them hire top candidates based on merit rather than how good they look on paper.

Are your interview first impressions of a candidate wrong?

Most people rely on their intuition when it comes to judging another person’s character — especially when it comes to job interviews. First impressions count for a lot in hiring, and all too often, they can make or break the interview. But how accurate are those first impressions really? There are times when a hiring manager may …

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Interview Scripts

How to Write an Effective Interview Script

So you’ve incorporated online interviewing into your hiring process. Maybe your entire hiring process is now online. Congratulations, you’re a market leader! Now that you have the latest technology at your fingertips, you probably think you can sit back and relax. Everything will just take care of itself. Well, technology certainly makes things smoother and …

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How Australia Post is developing the best tech talent, from all walks of life

Background In 2018, Australia Post announced their new Tech Academy initiative, aimed at “developing the best tech talent, from all walks of life”. It’s a two-year program that includes professional bootcamp-style training, on-the-job project experience and mentoring to build a career within a growing tech world at Australia Post. The program is followed by access …

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How to design an interview process that predicts performance

First, let’s get one thing out of the way. Traditional interviews don’t actually predict performance. Rather, the best way to predict performance is to test job-related skills in context. Nevertheless, there is a place for interviews in the hiring process. Interviews are a useful tool to build rapport, and even start a relationship, with candidates …

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How companies use skills assessments

We analyzed how more than 4,000 companies use skills assessments on Vervoe, particularly employer and candidate preferences, and wanted to share the results with you.  Here are some of the most interesting things we learned: COMPANIES Hiring funnel The first step companies tend to replace with skills assessments is phone screening. Intuitively this makes sense …

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Leveraging AI for candidate selection

I did an interview with George LaRocque from HRWins on leveraging AI for candidate selection. “HRWins Principal Analyst and Founder George LaRocque looks at one of the most significant opportunities for disruption in HR technology today: reinventing assessments and selection to make hiring both more inclusive and more effective. Join George as he explores this …

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