Category: Technology

Hire Mad Skills: Why We Need To Rewrite The Code For Tech Recruiting.

I haven’t been in high school for quite some time but I still remember wondering what I was supposed to do after graduation.  I figured...

No Quick Fix: The Biggest Sourcing Mistake Recruiters Make.

There seems to be an overly obsessive focus on sourcing as a core component of the talent acquisition process, with an inordinate amount of...

All That Junk: The Diminishing Returns of Recruiting Spam.

If you’ve ever been a recruiter, you’ve probably received that “we need to talk about this req” e-mail. You know...

The Time Warp: Why Recruiters Still Suck At Candidate Experience.

Believe it or not, most employers actually want to treat their applicants well, build positive employer brand buzz and acquire the best and...

Trade Secrets And Lies: Did Google Operate An Internal “Spying Program” For Employees?

A Google product manager filed a lawsuit in California Superior Court yesterday, alleging the company’s strict internal confidentiality...

All Because Of You: Why Startups Are Screwing Over Recruiting and Staffing.

I recently reading a dense David McCullough book (an oldie but a goodie), The Path Between The Seas, which won a Pulitzer back in the 70s...

Network Blues: Why Recruiters Are The Only People Who Still Care About LinkedIn.

As I wrote in an earlier post, I’m kind of new to this whole recruiting thing. In my six months or so in this business, I’ve...

Why Artificial Intelligence for Recruiting and HR is Really Stupid.

I’m sure you’ve heard by now, that artificial intelligence is coming to Human Resources. Of course, the manifold marketing materials...

The Way Buying Should Be: Evaluating HR Technology

It’s confusing to me how we go through more than thirteen years of education without learning things we’ll need for the rest...

War Ready: Why Job Postings on Facebook Are The Beginning of the End for LinkedIn.

Facebook has reportedly thrown the opening salvo in its long anticipated move into the recruiting and hiring vertical, with TechCrunch...

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