Tag Archives: getting the job

Resumes vs. Big Data: Employability Deathmatch

Still shopping your resume around like it’s 1999? You may want to rethink your strategy. Smarter businesses are getting wise about how they recruit, interview and hire prospective employees and your resume might be considered obsolete. Find out how companies are learning more about prospects and how you can increase your chances of looking good [...]

How Google Recruits: GPA and Most Interviews Don’t Matter

In a recent interview with New York Times reporter Adam Bryant, Laszlo Bock, senior vice president of people operations at Google shared the method behind their hiring process. It sprang up from a study performed years ago to determine whether anyone at their company was good at hiring. “We looked at tens of thousands of interviews, and [...]

Google wants Flexible Hustlers

Google’s VP for People Operations recently publicized some findings from Google’s own HR team that shocked a few people. He commented that GPA, test scores and traditional interview performance mean squat. That’s right, all the things you’ve been relying on to show your worth or see the value of a potential employee have absolutely no [...]