Tag: hr technology

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...

Playing With Matches: Why You Shouldn’t Fire Your Recruiting Team.

Recruiters have a job that, superficially at least, looks pretty easy to pretty much everyone who hasn’t ever actually recruited...

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...

No Quick Fix: The Biggest Sourcing Mistake Recruiters Make.

There seems to be an overly obsessive focus on sourcing as a core component of the talent acquisition process, with an inordinate amount of...

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...

Matchmaker, Matchmaker: Revealing What Recruiters Really Do.

If you’ve ever taken a job in recruiting or staffing, at some point you’ve probably been asked (likely by a close friend or family...

All Because Of You: Why Startups Are Screwing Over Recruiting and Staffing.

I recently reading a dense David McCullough book (an oldie but a goodie), The Path Between The Seas, which won a Pulitzer back in the 70s...

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...

Reports Of the Death of Recruiting Have Been Greatly Exaggerated.

In case you hadn’t heard, it turns out that recruiting is dead (or dying, or going extinct, or some similarly dire prediction)...

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