Tag: candidate experience

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Sister Act: The Sorority Girl’s Guide to Corporate Culture.

Fun fact about Katrina you probably didn’t know: I was the president of my college sorority. Yeah, I know, if you know me today,...

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Without Bias: Pride and Prejudice and Recruiting.

“Someone has said that it requires less mental effort to condemn than to think.”  ― Emma Goldman We all have stories. And if...

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How I Stopped Worrying And Learned to Love My Applicant Tracking System.

I’ve been a recruiter for 14 years now, and during that time, have been able to witness the evolution of the applicant tracking...

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Can’t Tell Me Nothing: Why The Job Interview Needs To Die.

There are moments you realize you just need to shut up and stop talking. Whether it’s a heavy sigh or a not so subtle eye roll, that...

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Recruiters Aren’t Lazy. They’re Just Inefficient.

Last year, the average cost per hire in the United States rose an estimated 7% from the previous year to almost $4,000 a pop; the Bureau of...

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Silicon Valley: The Recruiting Technology Problem No One Is Talking About.

We all know that salary is the single most important factor in determining whether or not a candidate will pursue a role and accept an...

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Bad Romance: Why We Need To Stop Treating Candidates Like Crap.

We’ve all had them. Those breakups that leave you hurt, confused, frustrated and angry. What you once thought was a beautiful...

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Wish You Were Here: The Fishbowl Approach to Candidate Sourcing.

“There’s a fine line between fishing and just standing on the shore like an idiot.” – Steven Wright   I’m at that...

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Go Your Own Way: The Only Career Advice That Matters in Recruiting and HR.

Early into my tenure in what I finally considered a “real” job, I decided for personal kicks and grins to take one of those...

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Smoke on the Water: How To Really Fight Recruiter Spam.

I don’t think it’s unfair to call spam “the fossil fuel of recruiting” – it’s cheap, it’s easy...

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