Category: Trends

LinkedIn is Changing. And Recruiting Will Never Be The Same.

A recent survey I put together asked “If LinkedIn went away tomorrow, what percentage of recruiters would be gone in six months?”...

Tech Recruiting: How To Make Sure Your Candidates Are Up To Code.

If you need any further proof that tech hiring is hot, consider the fact that pretty much the default search for any sourcing or recruiting...

Should Recruiters and Employers Really Care If Candidates Smoke Weed?

I was recently watching a bunch of those old black and white movies from the “Golden Age” of Hollywood. While I’d seen...

Survey Says: 8 Reasons Recruiters Still Can’t Get Candidate Experience Right.

I’ve often described job-seekers as the most underserved customer group out there, and I still think it is. Consumers have certain...

Why Your Job Descriptions Still Suck (And What To Do About It).

As any recruiter or talent acquisition professional can tell you, at a foundational and fundamental level, that even today, job...

Lip Service: Do Recruiters Really Care About Diversity and Inclusion?

Diversity is a big deal. And it’s just not our industry, either. Google has around 365 million results for the term, and it’s one of...

Highlights for HR Conferences: 9 Key Steps For Industry Event Success.

Congratulations! You’re going to an industry conference, event, trade show or continuing education seminar — which means that your...

Do We Really Need Job Titles?

If there’s one career topic that remains particularly contentious, particularly when it comes to recruiting and HR practitioners,...

Information Security and HR Technology: Why Data Privacy Is The New Diversity.

Somehow, in recruiting, not only do we somehow think we’re marketers, salesmen and strategists simultaneously, it seems that of late, we...

What Candidates Really Wish They Could Tell Recruiters (But Can’t).

Throughout the course of my career, I’ve found myself involved in a seemingly infinite amount of existential (and extraneous)...

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