Only seven more weeks until the HR Technology Conference, I am finalizing my presentation and thinking through the constant change in our industry. Over the past year, one trend that has emerged is the increased investment in hiring experience platforms (interviewing and assessment). This category has exploded over the past few years- partly because of the push for remote work and the need to reduce bias and improve decision-making. Companies spend millions of dollars on recruitment marketing and EVP strategies and often neglect interviews. Our latest interview study found that 1 in 2 companies lost quality talent due to poor interview processes.
Providers such as Modern Hire, HireVue, and Outmatch helped to define this category by offering a suite of solutions (through some acquisitions) that include everything from first interview to assessment to offer. Some of these providers are even expanding into onboarding. But, over the past few years, this category has been growing as companies recognize hiring decisions will not come from an ATS. Providers such as Sapia, Humanly, Wedge, CodeSignal, Talview, and Vervoe provide companies with interviewing and assessment solutions that improve experience, quality, and efficiency. Paradox (through the acquisition of Traitify) offers capabilities to schedule