There is a trend occurring in the field of human resources, more specifically the field of talent acquisition, and I am not the only one who has noticed it. The challenge for discussing it is the assumption it is based upon disgruntled job seekers or overworked, and possibly understaffed, human resources departments.
I am certain there are many who work in this field who may not feel comfortable with the spotlight I am going to shine, on an issue which has been growing for some time now, yet it is at a point where we should be discussing it.
What is the issue? The growing lack of basic respect by human resources professionals, which is inclusive of recruiters, for the time and effort put into the job application process by applicants. This is a bold...Continue reading »