Tag: candidate experience

Behind The Buzzword: What Recruiting Innovation Really Looks Like.

It seems counterintuitive to take a step back and challenge the basics of innovation, but all things considered, it seems apropos to pause...

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Recruiters (But Were Afraid To Ask).

Too many people throw way too much shade at recruiters. The fact is that most recruiters, contrary to popular belief, actually go the extra...

Can’t Knock The Hustle: Revealing the Unwritten Recruiter Rulebook.

When you’re a recruiter, you’re always only as good as your last placement. You’re constantly sourcing, screening and...

All That Junk: The Diminishing Returns of Recruiting Spam.

If you’ve ever been a recruiter, you’ve probably received that “we need to talk about this req” e-mail. You know...

The Time Warp: Why Recruiters Still Suck At Candidate Experience.

Believe it or not, most employers actually want to treat their applicants well, build positive employer brand buzz and acquire the best and...

Fuzzy Math: What Employer Brand Metrics Should You Be Measuring?

Brand is one of those business concepts that is difficult to define, much less measure. Employer brand is no different. Even knowing...

Network Blues: Why Recruiters Are The Only People Who Still Care About LinkedIn.

As I wrote in an earlier post, I’m kind of new to this whole recruiting thing. In my six months or so in this business, I’ve...

Real Lies, Realized: 10 Fake HR Tech & Recruiting “Trends” You Should Really Ignore.

For an industry whose professional certification involves “competency based assessments,” there’s a surprising amount of incompetence...

Bulk Buying and the Candidate Journey

From samples to search and selection, bulk buying has a lot of hidden lessons and metaphors for recruiting and the candidate journey.

Applicant Abandonment and The Paradox of Value.

Have you ever heard of the paradox of value? If not, let me catch you up on that lesson from Philosophy 101. The paradox of value describes...

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