Tag: candidate experience

Remind Me Again — Why Do We Still Have Resumes?

I literally do not (and have not ever) understood the basic resume. Why is this still a thing? In the era of LinkedIn, which is apparently...

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...

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...

How Cognitive Systems Can Help Drive Talent Transformation

Today, companies in most industries are striving to reinvent themselves and become digital organizations. This has become a necessary move...

Your Passive Recruiting Strategy? It’s Probably a Joke — If You Have One at All

Before we get started, here are a couple of quick definitions up front about passive and active candidates: Passive Candidates...

Inbound Recruiting: Getting Closer to Candidates You’d REALLY Like to Hire

Everywhere you go, people are talking about how hard it is to recruit talent. In an economy where the unemployment rate is below 5 percent,...

You’re Missing Out on Great People Looking For the Perfect Candidate

The ideal candidate — sorry, let me rephrase that, the perfect candidate —  is like a unicorn. They are extremely elusive, if not...

Candidates REALLY Hate Recruiters – and Science Can Tell Us Why

Before we get to the science part, here’s a  joke I heard the other day that made me cringe: Question: What’s the difference...

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...

Here’s Why Your Recruiting Process Stinks and Alienates the Best Candidates

A few months back, I wrote an article about how broken the hiring process is. This article will be a bit similar, but it’s about the...

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