Shut Up and Listen: 7 Things to Know If You Want to Work in Recruiting

Greg Johnson (@RecruitinGreg) had a simple question on LinkedIn the other day where he asked the following question: I get a lot of...

Say Hello to Yello: Recapping the Top Takeaways from #HRTX Chicago

What does the future of recruiting look like? How can I create a killer employee value proposition (EVP)? What Chrome extensions do I need...

#ICYMI, Here’s What Recruiters and TA Pros Really Need to Catch Up On

Did you miss me? Well I missed you, but even if you didn’t miss me, there may have been a few other major developments that you may have...

RecruitingLive w/ Katrina Collier

#behuman Heard of it? If you’re on social media, you have. Think about it, how many times have you heard the phrase, “putting the...

For Companies With an Attrition Problem, Training May Be the Answer

You know this to be true: A company is just a building unless its employees fill that space with their skills and hard work to help drive...

What Would You Tell Candidates to Do With an Unresponsive Recruiter?

You hear it from job candidates all the time: Why won’t Recruiter X respond to me? How do I deal with an unresponsive recruiter? Not...

No More Training, Mentoring & Networking. It’s Time For Women Leaders to Take Charge

Last month, I was consulted by a large international client. They were launching a thoughtful and contemporary worldwide multicultural and...

(Sweet Little) Recruiter Lies, Chapter 1: “We’ll Keep Your Resume on File”

Out of the various soul-sucking elements of a standard hiring process, one of the bigger ones has to be when they send you a note that...

Candidate

Is This REALLY the Most Important Quality For Job Seekers to Have?

I’ll admit that I’m as big a sucker for click-bait headlines as anyone, but this one I saw recently actually made me think I...

When It Comes to Recruiting, New Laws Miss How We Negotiate Salary

“There’s no way I can justify my salary level, but I’m learning to live with it.” — Drew Carey The hottest...

Why It’s Important to Turn an Interview Into an Unstructured Conversation

I was having a conversation recently with a client who was asking my advice on interviewing for a key position on her staff, and it made me...

Doubling Down on Recruiting: Lessons from Finding and Hiring Teachers

Throughout the U.S., hiring qualified teachers is akin to finding a needle in a haystack. That’s because the number of teachers...

Training

Survey: “Re-Skilling” Your Workers Not Only Important, But Damn Near Mandatory

Of all the buzz words and phrases in the workplace, it’s the one that seems to give both workers and managers the greatest amount of...

Remind Me Again — Why Do We Still Have Resumes?

I literally do not (and have not ever) understood the basic resume. Why is this still a thing? In the era of LinkedIn, which is apparently...

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