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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.

  • Structured hiring is a silver bullet for startups

    One of the major reasons startups fail is to do with the team, with over 23% of failed startups in a recent study citing the team as being the main reason. Skill or knowledge gaps, divisions or conflict in the team and lack of buy in to the vision are key issues that can contribute … Read more

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  • Bias in Recruitment

    One of the biggest issues I’ve come across in interviewing and assessment is bias. Hiring decisions can massively impact someone’s life and if candidates are being scored too generously or harshly it is a big problem. Most people don’t realise they are being biased, but with awareness on the topic growing the “ignorance is bliss” … Read more

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  • The future of assessment is digital

    There is more to recruitment than how we attract and sift candidates, but the recent advances in technology and move to a digital approach has focused predominantly on these two areas. Sifting software and Applicant Tracking System (ATS) providers have been two of the main driving forces for innovation in the recruitment and assessment world. … Read more

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  • Video Interviews Are Doomed

    Despite the exponential growth in the use of one-way video interviews, the positives do not outweigh the negatives and companies will begin to move away from this approach and will instead use different technology for a digital end to end approach to assessment and recruitment. Video interview providers usually cite time and cost saving as … Read more

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