Category: Candidate Sourcing

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...

Even LinkedIn Doesn’t Use LinkedIn for Tech Recruiting.

Given how hard it is to hire qualified developers and engineers in the first place, much less in Silicon Valley, where the laws of supply...

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)...

Mix It Up: Why It’s Finally Time To Combine Sourcing and Recruiting For Good.

Over the years, one of the many things I’ve given quite a bit of thought to is the relationship between recruiting and sourcing, and...

Playing With Matches: Why You Shouldn’t Fire Your Recruiting Team.

Recruiters have a job that, superficially at least, looks pretty easy to pretty much everyone who hasn’t ever actually recruited...

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...

Blank Space: A Recruitment Marketing Manifesto.

They say the only thing that you can consistently count on at work – and in life – is change. Of course, if your life’s...

Failbook: 8 Candidate Mistakes To Make You Giggle

From disastrous spelling errors to weird confessions, we've each gathered a ton of candidate mistakes to make you laugh and probably...

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