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Hey Recruiters: Here’s What Makes Top Talent Want to Stay — and Want to Go

Here’s something that just about everyone in talent acquisition really wants to know: What is it that causes some good people to...

Congrats! Amazon Picked Your City for HQ2. Now Get Ready for Recruiting Pain

We’ve all been witness to the bidding frenzy by cities wanting to become Amazon’s second home. Lured by the promise to hire 50,000...

For Retailers, Is It the Most Wonderful Time of the Year for High-Volume Hiring?

This year’s holiday hiring started before the first leaf fell. First, Target – 105,000. Then, UPS – 95,000....

What You Can Learn From How Recruitment Firms Managed Disaster Relief

When I started this, my intention was to focus on how companies manage disaster relief efforts both internally and externally, particularly...

It Shouldn’t Be So Hard to Send Candidates a Decent Rejection Letter

Here’s a question that has been on my mind: Why don’t we send out rejection letters anymore? I know — your company sends...

With a Passive Candidate, How Do You Know When an Applicant is Truly Interested?

As the market for talent continues to get more competitive, companies are increasingly turning to Talent Sourcers to find and recruit the...

Have TA Professionals Forgotten That We’re Really in the People Business?

Twenty years ago, I worked in the staffing industry. Thirteen years ago, I worked in recruitment. Seven years ago, my career took a turn...

3 Smart Applicant Screening Tools You Really Need To Know About

According to a recent SHRM/Mercer survey, only 20 percent of recruiters said they were confident in their employers’ ability to assess...

Hey Recruiters: Here’s How You Can Be Frank and Honest With Candidates

It’s hard for hiring professionals to be frank and honest with candidates. I recently got a note from someone on LinkedIn about my...

Why Do 56% of Candidates Fail to Negotiate Pay With a New Job Offer?

Sometimes, you come across a survey that gives some insight into human behavior that is surprising, confounding, or simply head-scratching....

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