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Why Hiring Managers Never Call Back

Hiring managers have their hands full when there is a job position to be filled. They sift through a lot of resumes and evaluate candidates...

Talent Shortage? Maybe You Need a Good Employee Value Proposition

“There’s a shortage of talent.” That viewpoint is constantly popping up in the news. From the Internet to print media, the...

Another Year of Crappy Raises. Should It Matter to Recruiters?

Every summer for nine years, I have written a blog post that nobody really wants to read. That’s because it always seems to give the...

Personal Data, Public Record: What hiQ v. LinkedIn Means for Recruiting and Hiring.

Throughout its history, LinkedIn has slowly, albeit deliberately, evolved from what used to be a fairly innocuous social network into one...

Bad Press Can Kill a Company’s Reputation – AND Its Recruiting

Given all the recent chatter about Google after an engineer got fired for writing a diversity manifesto, it makes you wonder — what...

Will Recruiters Bite When Your Email Address is Seriously Uncool?

When I was 11, I collected rubber ducks, my favorite color was purple, and Blink-182 was trendy. So behold, my first email address —...

Insights on a Candidate-Driven Market

UNLESS you’ve been doing the Rip Van Winkle act for the last 10 years, you know that finding a job has changed in a many ways both...

Senior Recruiter, Junior Recruiter, It Doesn’t Pay to Ever “Diss” a Recruiter

How many times did you hear, “You don’t have enough experience.” while looking for your first job? I heard that statement many times...

What Tech Talent Really Wants May Shock You

Let’s just get right down to it; everyone wants the best bang for their buck. Work hard, get paid. Sure it’s cliche but how many times...

The 5 Stages of Recruiter Grief

Each year, those of us who still have some burning passion for Hollywood (for whatever reason), gather to watch the Oscars. For 3-4...

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