Posts by: Matt Charney

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Lose Yourself: Why Substance Matters More Than Style in Recruitment Advertising.

While this Friday’s monthly jobs report (something of a bellwether for labor economists and recruiting geeks everywhere) should paint...

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Applicant Tracking Systems Are Dead.

If you’re paying any attention to the deluge of recruiting related content and conferences out there (and if you’re reading this,...

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Diversity & Exclusion: A Realistic Look at the Question of Progress in HR and Recruiting.

As a white male, there are few conversation topics more taboo than talking about (much less writing about) the issue of race. It’s one of...

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The Fit Bit: Does Hiring For Culture Fit Matter More Than Recruiting For Skills?

Unlike many HR centered constructs, there is actually a clearly established business case for creating a strong organizational culture, and...

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Conference Champions: How To Win At Recruiting Events.

During the deepest depths of the recession, nightly news footage was full of seemingly stock footage of resume clutching job seekers...

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5 Simple Steps To Stop Sucking At Sourcing.

Sourcing is one of those skill sets that you continue to use even after you leave recruiting—and just as relevant if your new job, like...

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How To Lie With Social Media Metrics.

As someone who’s more or less grown up with the commoditization and corporate adoption of social media, and as someone who gets paid to...

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Oy to the World: A Holiday Songbook for Recruiters.

You’ve probably spent the last month or so being bombarded by holiday inspired music and content marketing – two of the most cliche,...

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Nothing Else Matters: Why Your Job Postings Are Your Employer Brand.

While the whole job search is like dating metaphor has decidedly jumped the shark, the fact is that while this aphorism used to be...

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The Bay of Pigs: HR Ladies, Havana Nights and Me.

“A revolution is a struggle to the death between the future and the past.”   – Fidel Castro. It’s taken me a while,...

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