Industry Leader Jo Weech discusses the Challenge of Overcoming Hard-to-Fill Roles

Welcome to the Hiring Hero Spotlight! In this feature, we talk with real-life hiring heroes—those hard-working folks in HR and talent acquisition—to learn about their approach to sourcing and hiring. In this installment, we caught up with HR consultant Jo Weech to discuss some of the trends in talent acquisition, the unique sourcing and hiring…

Hiring Hero Spotlight: Susanna Frazier, Universal Music Group

Welcome to the Hiring Hero Spotlight! In this feature, we’re talking with real-life hiring heroes—those hard-working folks in HR and talent acquisition—to learn about their approach to sourcing and hiring. In this installment, we caught up with Head of Strategic Sourcing at Universal Music Group, Susanna Frazier, to discuss the latest sourcing trends, tips, and…

Uncommon Announces the ‘Talent Forecaster’, The Industry’s First Predictive Analytics for Talent

Anyone who has ever undertaken the challenging and tedious task of writing a job description knows that it’s tempting to imagine the perfect candidate while drafting your posting:  a Rhodes scholar, with a Ph.D. in Artificial Intelligence, and 10 years of experience with Tensorflow. Unfortunately, this “purple squirrel" likely does not exist (for one, Tensorflow…

Uncommon Gets a “Rousing Applause” on The Chad & Cheese Podcast

This week, our CEO, Teg Grenager, was put through the gauntlet by two of the industry's greatest tire kickers, Joel Cheesman and Chad Sowash on their show, "The Chad & Cheese Podcast". Memorable quotes by the hosts include: "Man, this product is so in depth...You're pulling in programmatic components, you're pulling in sourcing components and…

How AI is Becoming a Recruiter’s Best Friend

Are you terrified you’re going to be replaced by a robot? This fear seems common these days, especially among recruiters. Many people working in talent acquisition are both curious about artificial intelligence (AI) – it ranked as one of the top global recruiting trends in a recent LinkedIn report – and worried about what it means for the…