Affirmative Action and DEI: Why 2024 is the Year of Hiring Equity

2023 was a year many talent acquisition practitioners would like to forget (or at least wave goodbye to as soon as possible). From pervasive layoffs and departmental budget cuts to a historically tight labor market that persisted against all odds, 2023 threw even more challenges at a profession that’s been consistently performing heroics since the […]

Recruiting Metrics that Matter Heading into 2024

In the fast-paced and competitive world of talent acquisition, measuring the right metrics can mean the difference between success and stagnation. As we approach 2024, it’s important to stay ahead of the curve by leveraging data-driven insights to optimize your recruiting strategy and guide your hiring process. But with so many measurements to choose from, […]

How M-AAA is Diversifying their Workforce by Standardizing their Hiring Process with Datapeople

Mid-America Arts Alliance (M-AAA) is a nonprofit regional arts organization that strengthens and supports artists, cultural organizations, and communities in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Texas, and beyond. Datapeople is helping M-AAA build a more diverse workforce, develop a consistent – and subsequently more fair and efficient – hiring process, and save valuable time for […]

Guarding Against Candidate Ghosting: Proactive Measures for Bucking the Trend

In a tight labor market, it’s no surprise that candidate drop-off is a persistent challenge. A challenge that can cost your talent acquisition team and entire business a staggering amount of time, budget, and opportunity.  What may surprise you is that candidate drop-off today isn’t much more prevalent than it was before the pandemic turned […]