Posts by: John Hollon

Another Year of Crappy Raises. Should It Matter to Recruiters?

Every summer for nine years, I have written a blog post that nobody really wants to read. That’s because it always seems to give the...

Bad Press Can Kill a Company’s Reputation – AND Its Recruiting

Given all the recent chatter about Google after an engineer got fired for writing a diversity manifesto, it makes you wonder — what...

Insights on a Candidate-Driven Market

UNLESS you’ve been doing the Rip Van Winkle act for the last 10 years, you know that finding a job has changed in a many ways both...

Fixing the Candidate Experience: It Will Take More Humans, Less Automation

Everybody knows that automation has dramatically changed how people get hired. In fact, automation is the very reason why job boards exist....

The Most Powerful Interview Question You Can Ever Ask

If you do a Google search on “interview questions,” you’ll get over 45 million links to all manner of advice on what you...

Most Workers Don’t Fear Losing Their Job to Workplace Automation

It’s an ongoing mantra that supposedly has a lot of people spooked — automation is growing rapidly and is eventually going to...

It’s About Time: Recruiters Are Screening Candidates With Text Interviews

Here’s a trend I can get behind — Using text messaging for early-stage interviews with job candidates. The Wall Street...

The Best Around: John Hollon is My Hero. He’s Also Our New Editor.

  Today, RecruitingDaily has officially announced that John Hollon has been appointed Editor of RecruitingDaily.com. Of course, if you...

Yes, Your Candidate Experience Is Probably Worse Than You Think

The first sentence in the CareerBuilder press release about their latest survey says it all: “Your candidate experience is probably...

Why It’s So Hard for Companies to Hold on to Millennials

Here’s something you know probably know: Millennials are the largest generation in our workforce. But here’s something about...

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