Posts by: Matt Charney

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The Big Idea Behind Big Data: Why Recruiters Should Care About Analytics

There have been a ton of articles written about applying sabermetrics to workforce analytics – hell, Billy Beane keynoted the one and...

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Network News: Putting Talent Networks To Work

It’s no secret that applying for jobs sucks. The fact is, most candidates have pretty much consigned themselves to these processes that...

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From ATS to Hiring Success: Why Applicant Tracking Systems Don’t Have to Suck.

“In ’99, the homeys goin’ drop to the number 1, wid ya gun, so run, run, run run.” – Bone Thugs & Harmony, East 1999...

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Big Data: Does Size Really Matter for Recruiting?

Recruiting, as a rule, kind of sucks when scale is involved. It’s no secret that most corporate recruiters feel overwhelmed with too many...

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Black Hole Sun: Experiencing The Candidate Experience

I write a lot about candidate experience, because employers can’t get enough of this stuff. On the other hand, I really wish we could...

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Recruiting Videos Don’t Have To Suck.

There’s a ton of talk out there about how important it is for recruiters and employers to incorporate video into their talent...

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How To Fix a Crappy Company Culture

Every company these days seems pretty preoccupied with the concept of corporate culture; you can’t simply get away with providing a...

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The Great Job Search Scam: Career Coaches and Con Artists

As the old saying goes, those who can’t do, teach; this, as we all know, is complete BS, because those who can’t do, in fact, become...

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Event Horizon: How To Choose the Right Recruiting Conference

I’m pretty sure I could convincingly claim I attend more HR and recruiting related conferences than anyone on the planet, with the...

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Semantic Search: Faking Your Way To Sourcing Success

If you really want to tell how good at sourcing someone really is, the first task to assign them should be to find a recent, relevant and...

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