Would You Like Your Recruiting AI…With or Without Bias?

Humans are consistently and maddeningly given to bias. Decades of earnest work to increase diversity at every level of employment has resulted in only moderate improvements. With the best of intentions, many companies have turned to technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) to increase both efficiency and fairness in important decisions like who makes parole,…

Industry Leader Jo Weech discusses the Challenge of Overcoming Hard-to-Fill Roles

Welcome to the Hiring Hero Spotlight! In this feature, we talk with real-life hiring heroes—those hard-working folks in HR and talent acquisition—to learn about their approach to sourcing and hiring. In this installment, we caught up with HR consultant Jo Weech to discuss some of the trends in talent acquisition, the unique sourcing and hiring…

Hiring Hero Spotlight: Susanna Frazier, Universal Music Group

Welcome to the Hiring Hero Spotlight! In this feature, we’re talking with real-life hiring heroes—those hard-working folks in HR and talent acquisition—to learn about their approach to sourcing and hiring. In this installment, we caught up with Head of Strategic Sourcing at Universal Music Group, Susanna Frazier, to discuss the latest sourcing trends, tips, and…

How the Programmatic Approach Is Revolutionizing Recruiting

About 150 years ago, the brilliant and successful merchant John Wanamaker said, “Half of my advertising budget is wasted; I just don’t know which half.” John was a visionary who invented things we take for granted today like the price tag and the “money-back guarantee.” John noticed that at least half of the ads he…

The Secret to Identifying Skills That Aren’t Listed in a Resume

We’re all familiar with the job description—it’s one of the most essential tools in the recruiter’s toolkit. This versatile document helps you to come to an agreement with your hiring manager about what they’re looking for, publicize a role to the outside world, and get your hiring team aligned on a candidate’s suitability for a…

How programmatic is enabling recruiters to make visible impacts on their company

Recently, Uncommon got together with Greenhouse and Susanna Frazier, Head of Strategic Sourcing, Talent Acquisition at Universal Music Group, to discuss how programmatic is shaping the future of recruiting. Listen for expert tips on how to: Increase your pipeline with interested and qualified applicants Decrease your spend on advertising open positions Reduce time wasted on…

Uncommon Announces the ‘Talent Forecaster’, The Industry’s First Predictive Analytics for Talent

Anyone who has ever undertaken the challenging and tedious task of writing a job description knows that it’s tempting to imagine the perfect candidate while drafting your posting:  a Rhodes scholar, with a Ph.D. in Artificial Intelligence, and 10 years of experience with Tensorflow. Unfortunately, this “purple squirrel" likely does not exist (for one, Tensorflow…