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Recruiters vs. AI – Who Will Win?

Posted by Pact & Partners on March 14, 2018
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Category: Trends in Life Sciences Recruitment
Recruiters vs. AI – Who Will Win? Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been a hot button in the recruiting industry in recent years. But how does this affect the future of recruiting? Granted, it’s a major disruptor. Most recruiters would probably agree that it provides invaluable support in shortlisting and qualifying candidates. But can it ever really replace what we do? In assessing the usefulness of AI vs. its inherent flaws, we came up with a few reasons why AI will not be likely to replace human recruiters, now or in the foreseeable future. Here are our thoughts on this controversial
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Common Hiring Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

Posted by Pact & Partners on March 1, 2018
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Common Hiring Mistakes And How To Avoid Them We’re all human. Therefore, we’re bound to make mistakes. When you’re a new manager, these mistakes can easily come back to bite you. You’re taking on a lot: you’re managing your team, you are recruiting, hiring, and training. With a workload like that, you’ve got an uphill battle. In any HR environment, there is always a lot of pressure to get it right the first time. Any missteps cost the company in more ways than you can count. Managers can be particularly susceptible to hiring mistakes because they are often the sole
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How Negative Employee Reviews Can Hurt Your Recruitment Efforts

Posted by Pact & Partners on February 20, 2018
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Category: How to Manage Your Recruitments
How Negative Employee Reviews Can Hurt Your Recruitment Effort Ratings and reviews are the insignias of our age: we all love to tell the world about the places we like to go, the things we like to do, the music we love, the sentiments we approve of. More importantly, we love to talk about what we don’t like about these things, whether it’s about how our meal tasted, what our sandwich looked like or how we were treated. Nothing is exempt, it seems. Restaurants, medical clinics, mechanics — they’re all fair game. We may feel good about supporting the businesses
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How to Negotiate Salary Without Asking About Salary Expectations

Posted by Pact & Partners on February 13, 2018
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Category: How to Manage Your Recruitments
How to Negotiate Salary Without Asking About Salary Expectations Asking about salary history during the hiring process is actually illegal in some states. Not astonishingly, this means that when it comes time to make an offer, there might be some surprises. The need to get in line with the rules has, however, fueled some interesting and progressive initiatives from some of the world’s biggest companies. Amazon, for instance, is planning to hire in excess of 100K new employees this year to power up new locations in the United States. Hiring managers will not be asking for a previous salary, no