Posts by: John Hollon

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...

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...

Happy New Year, But Beware People Bearing Silly Recruiting Resolutions

Here’s a New Year’s wish for recruiters and talent acquisition professionals everywhere: Do whatever you can to stay away from...

The Adversity Question, or Why You Need to Have a Strong Hiring Philosophy

Recruiters and TA professionals know this for a fact: There’s no magical formula to hiring. If there was, hiring would be easy, but...

Do You Recruit For People Who Know Exactly What NOT to Do?

    Here’s something to think about when you’re recruiting and hiring: Is it possible that the very best person to hire is...

A Little Holiday Cheer For Recruiters Everywhere — Courtesy of LinkedIn Talent Solutions

Everyone, everywhere needs a little holiday cheer. Even if you don’t celebrate Christmas, the last two weeks of the year are a season...

One Big Thing That Recruiters Really Looked For This Year

    It’s a term I hear a lot even if it isn’t always clear what it means, so don’t feel bad if you’re also a...

Here’s What Happens When You Don’t Treat a Passive Candidate Well

Here’s a question that TA professionals should be asking: What is it that top level talent is saying about your company when they get...

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