Posts by: Ted Bauer

Steve Jobs Was Right: We Should Really Be Recruiting For Experiences

There are two concepts we can somewhat conclusively believe to begin this argument: There are some people who believe San Francisco will...

Are We Really Hiring From a Sense of Purpose? 5 Good Reasons Why We’re Not

We’ve all heard words like “mission,” “vision,” “purpose,” and “sense of purpose”...

Extensions, Tools & Hacks: RecruitingLive w/ Dean Da Costa

Our sourcing tools expert / sourcing superstar Dean “Finding What Cannot Be Found” Da Costa will be offering another chance to chat...

(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...

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...

Yes, We’re All Pretty Delusional When It Comes to Social Recruiting

The idea of social recruiting — the concept whereby hiring managers, HR types, and others look at your social media profiles as a way...

Hey HR! Data Analytics Doesn’t Need to be Rocket Science

I’ve written before about HR metrics and People Analytics (that’s a form of HR analytics), but for now I want to spend one...

Your Passive Recruiting Strategy? It’s Probably a Joke — If You Have One at All

Before we get started, here are a couple of quick definitions up front about passive and active candidates: Passive Candidates...

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Why Don’t Companies Value Internal Recruitment? It’s Their FOMO

Internal recruitment — essentially, promoting, advancing, and hiring from within — seems like a pretty fraught concept at a lot...

The Recruitment Process is a Total Mess. Here’s What to Do About It

I think we all know the recruitment process — i.e. the hiring process, the process of recruitment, whatever you want to call it...

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