Tag: best practices

5 Metrics to Check the Effectiveness of Your Employee Referral Program

We recently measured the referral programs of over 145 companies for some really cool findings. You might be surprised to learn, for...

Hiring Veterans? Here’s How to Compete for the Best Military Talent

If there is one thing we can be sure of it’s this: Combine a persistent shortage of skilled talent, a 2.7 percent Veteran unemployment...

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...

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...

No Doubt About It: Employee Referrals Are Still the Best Source of New Hires

Last summer, RecruitingDaily contributor Alan Henshaw asked a great question: Why don’t organizations develop more  creative ways...

Want to Hire More Millennials? Don’t Be the Punch Line to a Recruiting Joke

Sometimes, I find some really interesting stuff on LinkedIn’s Premium Career Group, and sometimes, it may even be the punchline to a...

“Declined Offer” Interviews? Don’t Expect Much From Someone Rejecting a Job

In a workplace world where we conduct job interviews, exit interviews, and sometimes even “stay” interviews, it’s not...

The Holy Grail of Hiring: Finding the Formula For Landing the Very Best Talent

It’s the Holy Grail of hiring: Finding the magic formula that will help you land the very best talent. Everybody has a different...

Why Put Candidates Through Hoops, Then Just Say “Thank You For Your Interest”?

I’m one of the members — one out of 1,000,479, to be exact — of LinkedIn’s Premium Career Group. I recently saw a...

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