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At Equitas, we are passionate about fair hiring and always trying to stay at the forefront of trends and innovation in the recruitment world. With our expertise in HR and best practices interviews, you can browse through the latest insights and read our perspectives on different areas in the HR, DEI and Recruitment space.

  • This rise of interview fatigue

    Interview fatigue is not a concept. It’s a real phenomenon that’s bringing high levels of stress to both candidates and hiring managers. It happens when companies conduct too many stages of interviews for the same role resulting in a drain on interviewer and candidate energy. In this article we take a look at how to … Read more

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  • Why should you worry about bias in hiring?

    Bias is a disproportionate weight in favour of or against an idea or thing, usually in a way considered to be unfair. When it comes to bias in interviewing and assessing, it affects the decisions being made and which candidates are hired. It can stem from informal interview processes, too much focus on reducing time … Read more

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  • Why should you choose Equitas

    Equitas’ voice-led interview software is the fairest and most efficient way to interview and assess candidates, with the tools to continuously improve the process and provide a clear strategic advantage when it comes to hiring. People power A popular adage is that people are a company’s greatest asset, and whether you agree with that or … Read more

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  • How to hire in a candidate-led market and prevent no-shows

    How do you think most UK job seekers are feeling over the last few months? From a report published by ManpowerGroup in June, we think they are feeling optimistic…and busy! The National Employment Outlook is reported +8%, a six-year high and a 13-point increase quarter on quarter. Candidates are finding themselves in the driving seat … Read more

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  • Unlock your values: why values-based hiring is critical to success

    Recruiting the right people is difficult and there are no watertight solutions to ensure that candidates will deliver on the skills they displayed during interview and assessment rounds once they are in a role. Companies are now doubling down on values-based recruitment to try and hire people who want something more than just a paycheck … Read more

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  • Have we reached the end of video for remote hiring?

    Now into our second year of living in a world transformed by COVID-19, we take a closer look at the evolution of remote video interviews, facial recognition and the role of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in recruitment. A period of rapid change There is no doubt that remote hiring and working from home as a result … Read more

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  • 3 Ways Technology Can Enhance Your Hiring Process

    The increase in competition between companies has accelerated with the impact of Covid-19, which consequently has led to incorporating a more digital hiring approach. The companies that have already started to adopt and implement these new technologies will have a greater chance of attracting, hiring and retaining the best talent. Technology adaptation usually happens in … Read more

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  • DEI vs D&I

    With the publishing of first the Gender Pay Gap and now the Ethnicity Pay Gap reports, it is possible to gain a better insight into the level of diversity and inclusion within companies in the UK. However, what these reports reveal to a greater extent is that there is a much bigger problem with equity; … Read more

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  • How to hire fairly at scale

    An increasingly remote landscape means that hiring managers need to build resilience and adapt at pace to ensure they hire the best candidates for their company. With an increasing number of applications, this provides an excellent opportunity for companies to tap into an active and engaged talent pool. However, without a rigorous process in place … Read more

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  • Get the most out of hiring softwares

    If your company is looking at buying suitable hiring software, or perhaps needs to improve the current hiring process, there is more to consider than just cost. There are other benefits that can make it worth the investment and should be considered when making a purchasing decision. #Benefit 1 – Time Saving For many companies, … Read more

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