The Death of the Resume: Five Ways To Re-Imagine Recruiting
Forbes recently published an incredible article on the future of recruiting. In essence, they wrote about MindSumo… look at what they’re saying:
“Applicants are increasingly required to demonstrate creativity and innovation while addressing a company’s business challenge posed during the recruiting process.”
Here are their tips (think MindSumo Challenges) –
1. Democratize the talent pool
Use contests and games to allow applicants to set themselves apart by way of their ideas and contributions rather than the standard, one-dimensional credentials presented on a resume.
2. Run Time-Bound Business Challenges
3. Recruit for Impact
In addition to cultivating a workplace family, companies must build a strong employer brand that resonates with potential employees.
4. Make innovation a requirement
5. Build Gamification Into The Recruiting