Every Recruiter Should Walk a Mile in a Candidate’s Shoes

Every recruiter should walk a mile in a candidate’s shoes. Chances are they have. Chances are even better that at least one of those...

Want Great Talent? Recruiters Must Get Past the Industry Experience Trap

I recently participated, as the Recruiting representative, on some Skype interviews of candidates for human resource positions for a large...

What Do You Do When You Need to Hire But Don’t Have the Recruiting Budget?

The 2017 news cycle was exceptional: Tenuous geopolitical situations. Shifting trade policies. Natural disasters. De-regulation and tax...

Study Finds That a Bad Onboarding Experience May Disengage New Hires

I know this from personal experience: All the hard work recruiters do to land great talent can get washed away if the new employee has a...

Take the Day Off: Why You Should Appreciate the History of MLK Day

I’m old enough to remember when reasonable and educated people complained about making Martin Luther King Jr. Day a national holiday....

What I Reflect on Today on MLK Day: Yes, Leadership IS Hard

“In the light of King’s powerful demagogic speech yesterday he stands head and shoulders above all other Negro leaders put together...

Is It Finally Time for More Nurses to Get Into Leadership?

The results of a newly released national survey showed that registered nurses have a lot to say about health care leadership issues, most...

Steve Jobs Was Right: We Should Really Be Recruiting For Experiences

There are two concepts we can somewhat conclusively believe to begin this argument: There are some people who believe San Francisco will...

A Recruiting Lose-Lose: When You Can’t Put Your Bias and Prejudices Aside

Here’s a question for every recruiter and Talent Acquisition professional: Do you ever step back and consider what prejudices and...

Employers Want to Hire 44% More Workers in 2018 — IF They Can Really Find Them

A New Year brings new recruitment and employment surveys, and the first one of the year brings information that you probably won’t be...

Text Recruiting Gets Another Big Boost as iCIMS Acquires TextRecruit

The growing trend of text recruiting took another big step this week. TextRecruit, which describes itself as “a candidate engagement...

Need a New Year’s Resolution? How About Building a Diverse Talent Pool?

Start your new year with a new strategy: Build and implement a diverse talent pool for your company. Whether you use social media or...

This Year’s Big Challenge: Integrating the Rapid Growth of On-Demand Talent

The age of the gold watch is dead. The relationship between employers and employees has dramatically changed. It used to be that we went to...

The Good and the Bad About Hiring an Overqualified Candidate

Over the years of reading countless LinkedIn posts, which normally make no sense, there are always a few that group together and stand out....

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