Tag: best practices

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...

A Modern Day Snipe Hunt: Today’s Insane Push to Hire a “Purple Squirrel”

There’s a good reason why no one ever finds that elusive “purple squirrel” when they’re recruiting for a job....

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 —...

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...

The Most Powerful Interview Question You Can Ever Ask

If you do a Google search on “interview questions,” you’ll get over 45 million links to all manner of advice on what you...

Recruiting Operations: Fancy Title, or the Latest “Must Have” in Talent Acquisition?

William Tincup posed this question recently on Facebook: “Why don’t we talk about ‘Recruiting Operations’ as a...

Say It Ain’t So! What You Just Can’t Ask During an Interview

I realize we live in a post PC world, filled with spectacle and alternative facts, and all over social media it looks as though civility...

What Are the Qualities a Recruiter REALLY Needs to Have?

My LinkedIn timeline is overrun with people complaining about how terrible a recent transaction has been with a recruiter. I mean, every...

4 Keys to a Successful and Memorable Recruiting Event

Today’s talent is flooded with event invitations. Every major corporation — from Deloitte to Snapchat — is throwing...

Yes, Your Candidate Experience Is Probably Worse Than You Think

The first sentence in the CareerBuilder press release about their latest survey says it all: “Your candidate experience is probably...

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