Pre-Employment Assessments

23 Mar 2022

How the contrast principle is messing with your job interviews

In his book Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion, author Bob Cialdini explains how the contrast principle can unfairly distort our perceptions of quality and value. By comparing a really good…

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16 Mar 2022

Want to make recruitment more human? Make it ‘trustless’

Last week, our smart interviewer technology was featured in a glowing piece by the Australian Financial Review. The story was picked up by LinkedIn News Australia, who conducted a poll…

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07 Mar 2022

Losing talent? Audit your talent acquisition strategy with this template

The following is an excerpt from our Talent Acquisition Transformation Guide, a comprehensive playbook to help you audit and improve your recruitment strategy. Winning more talent means getting your team…

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24 Feb 2022

People lie on their CVs – here’s what hiring managers can do about it

It’s a fact: People lie on CVs, whether the format is a LinkedIn profile, or an old-fashioned document. Checkster reports that 78% people who applied for a job in 2020…

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23 Feb 2022

The real cost of ignoring soft skills when hiring

We agree with renowned marketer Seth Godin: When it comes to creating a good company culture, soft skills (or ‘real’ skills, as he calls them) are more important than the…

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22 Feb 2022

How our fully-automated VideoInterview solution delivers unprecedented hiring velocity

Our smart interviewer aims to make life easier for hiring and talent acquisition professionals, while making job-getting a fairer and more pleasant experience for candidates. This requires a product suite…

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10 Feb 2022

Introducing InterviewBERT: A world-first algorithm for better interviews

PhaiLabs, our R&D department, has developed a world-first innovation that will help us deepen our understanding of the contextual meaning of words in written job interviews. Called InterviewBERT, this algorithm…

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01 Feb 2022

COVID career anxiety is creating biases in your hiring – here’s how you remove them

We know that the global pandemic has caused a disruption in global workforces. Much has already been said about the Great Resignation, and how it has morphed into the Great…

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25 Jan 2022

Soup-er weird: Why strange job interview tasks live on, and how hiring Ai fixes them

It is widely thought that Thomas Edison invented the concept of the job interview back in the early 1900s. To screen candidates, he would ask them to join him at…

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23 Jan 2022

High volume hiring? Here’s why smart-touch hiring is better than high-touch

The secret to securing great talent is a first-rate candidate experience. If you have been in any way entangled in the aftermath of 2021’s Great Resignation, you know that even…

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06 Jan 2021

Talent review: How hiring for performance upfront can shape future success

To find out how to use Recruitment Automation to ‘hire with heart’, we also have a great eBook on recruitment automation with humanity. Start with the end in mind –…

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14 Dec 2020

How to assess, choose and use the best talent assessment tools

In recent years, a flood of pre-employment talent assessment tools has come into the market. From automating initial candidate interviews to conducting online skills or personality testing, these tools help…

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