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It's All Skill: EBSCOhost. Gamification and Why Recruiters Need It. Tests of Integrity, HEXACO Personality, and General Mental Ability, as Predictors of Integrity Ratings in the Royal Dutch Military Police - Marcus - 2016 - International Journal of Selection and Assessment. HR Gamification’s Rise and Hype. By Micah Fairchild At one point or another, we’ve all succumb to the latest game that’s trending at the time.

HR Gamification’s Rise and Hype

Whether it’s an old-school video game like Pac-Man, or the more modern Angry Birds and World of Warcraft, the fact of the matter is that we can get addicted to playing games—hooked on trying to beat an old score, reach a new goal, or outwit an opponent. But this drive to compete in the gaming world is no longer simply relegated to pastime activities. Now it would seem that organizations the world over are trying to tap into the benefits that gamification and broader consumerization technologies can bring to the workplace. In fact, recent research from Avanade found that fully 73% of company executives view the fostering of this consumerization of the workforce as a top priority; with 79% forecasting significant investments in these applications by the end of the year. How Gamification Can Help You Attract The Best Talent. Editor’s Note: This is a guest post written by Isabel Williams – HR Specialist at UK-based BizDb – a one-stop business directory.

How Gamification Can Help You Attract The Best Talent

Her opinions are her own. Gamification is a relatively recent buzzword. Everyone talks about it, but very few really know how to leverage the benefits of gamified strategies applied to various business areas. One of the sectors that could certainly change with the introduction of gamification in the near future is recruitment. Industry experts predict that this trend can already be seen in mainstream corporate management, so it’s only a matter of time before it spreads to other departments.

Recruitment 4.0: Crowdsourcing, Gamification, Recruitment as a Profit Center, … and the Death of Recruitment Agencies! We’re only just digesting 3.0.

Recruitment 4.0: Crowdsourcing, Gamification, Recruitment as a Profit Center, … and the Death of Recruitment Agencies!

But what direction are we heading in? Is it a coherent journey? Is there a clear destination/end goal? 4.0. What on earth could that include? Recruitment transitions from being a “cost center” into a “profit center”’! Before anyone screams “unrealistic” or “utter fantasy” or cries B.S., let’s be clear that Recruitment 4.0 moves into the territory of vision. Texting And Mobile Recruiting: A Hiring Panacea. How gamifying recruitment makes you stand out - and saves you time Tickets, Thu, Nov 12, 2015 at 7:30 AM. Using gamification in a recruitment strategy. FROM NOVEMBER’S 2014’s RECRUITER MAGAZINE Gamification personalises, humanises and adds fun to the recruitment process and, in doing so, encourages candidates to engage with your organisation.

Using gamification in a recruitment strategy

However, its use is often misunderstood Why you need to explore the use of gamification Gamification refers to the use of game theory, mechanics and design in non-game situations and environments. The term started to be bandied around in business circles several years ago and the analyst Gartner claims that organisations aggressively adopting gamification have multiple gamified solutions in place to support different business areas. Gamifying the employee recruitment process. TierXGamified Recruitment. Gamifying the employee recruitment process. Recently, a number of organizations have employed the use of gamification for the purpose of employee recruitment.

Gamifying the employee recruitment process

Results of these gamified recruitment processes are reportedly positive, although no clear statistics have been provided to objectively gauge its effectiveness. 8 jobs every company will be hiring for by 2020. The labor market is changing faster than you might realize.

8 jobs every company will be hiring for by 2020

Demographic changes and technological advancements may lead to the net loss of 5 million jobs by 2020, according to a report published by the World Economic Forum. In total, the report estimates that a total of 7.1 million jobs could be lost, the majority of which will be white-collar office and administrative jobs. The report, called “The Future of Jobs,” surveyed executives from more than 350 employers across nine industries in 15 of the world’s largest economies to come up with its predictions about how the labor markets will evolve.

While the job landscape is expected to undergo radical changes over the next few years, the report predicts that there will also be certain occupations that are more in demand. Here’s a look at some of the job categories that are expected to see growth. 1. According to the report, data analysts will become increasingly more important in all industries by 2020. 2. 3. 4. Revealed: What your target candidates really want- Tailoring the recruitment process to candidate expectations. Did you know a negative recruiting experience will leave 4 out 5 candidates with a detrimental perception of employer brand?

Revealed: What your target candidates really want- Tailoring the recruitment process to candidate expectations

This includes; never applying to employers vacancies again, less likely to use their products and services and sharing their negative experience with friends and family. As the UK’s #1 job site, with over 9.6 million registered jobseekers,’s insight on what your ideal candidate wants can help shape your recruitment process, with practical, hands on advice. Join us for our live webinar where we’ll share survey results from over 2,000 candidates on what they really want from their potential employers. How The Biggest Trends Of 2015 Have Impacted HR And Recruitment. A slow but steady revolution is occurring in the world of learning.

How The Biggest Trends Of 2015 Have Impacted HR And Recruitment

If you have a child between the ages of 5 and 18 living at home, you’re probably seeing it unfold every day. Want to confirm you got your math problem correct? Just ask Siri. Need to understand how weather balloons work for a science project? Check out The Weather Channel Kids Web site. The future of learning is here and it’s digital, social, continuous, and highly immersive. Static online-learning tools, such as asynchronous simulations and narrated slide decks, are not engaging enough to be effective as a replacement for live training, however. CGI, a global IT consulting company with 68,000 employees, was struggling with this very problem. Untitled. Examining Applicant Reactions to Different Media Types in Character-based Simulations for Employee Selection - Bruk-Lee - 2016 - International Journal of Selection and Assessment. Highlighting Tensions in Recruitment and Selection Research and Practice - Marie Ryan - 2016 - International Journal of Selection and Assessment.

When Will Interviewers Be Willing to Use High-structured Job Interviews? The role of personality - Tsai - 2016 - International Journal of Selection and Assessment. Unintended Consequences of Transparency During Personnel Selection: Benefitting some candidates, but harming others? - Jacksch - 2016 - International Journal of Selection and Assessment. Behavior profiling: implications for recruitment and team building: EBSCOhost. Skills and the graduate recruitment process: Evidence from two discrete cho...: EBSCOhost. Untitled. HR TRENDS TO WATCH IN 2016: EBSCOhost. The Relevance of Behavioral Event Interview (BEI) in Selection Processes: A...: EBSCOhost. The limits of institutional isomorphism in the design of e-recruitment webs...: EBSCOhost. Testing the recruitment process: EBSCOhost. Using branding to recruit talent: EBSCOhost. KEEPING UP WITH 2016'S RECRUITING TRENDS: EBSCOhost. Do Informal Referrals Lead to Better Matches? Evidence from a Firm's Employ...: EBSCOhost.

SHRM Study Reveals HR Challenges for 2016 and Beyond: EBSCOhost. Résumé-free hiring: Growing trend or fad?: EBSCOhost. Global and Cultural Effectiveness: Recruiting Is Social and Talent Is Local: EBSCOhost. Gen Xers: It's not so much about what you've done, but who you are: EBSCOhost. Nonprofits Competing for Talent, Surveys Find: EBSCOhost.