Tag: Job Market

Tech Recruiting: How To Make Sure Your Candidates Are Up To Code.

If you need any further proof that tech hiring is hot, consider the fact that pretty much the default search for any sourcing or recruiting...

Should Recruiters and Employers Really Care If Candidates Smoke Weed?

I was recently watching a bunch of those old black and white movies from the “Golden Age” of Hollywood. While I’d seen...

Do We Really Need Job Titles?

If there’s one career topic that remains particularly contentious, particularly when it comes to recruiting and HR practitioners,...

Even LinkedIn Doesn’t Use LinkedIn for Tech Recruiting.

Given how hard it is to hire qualified developers and engineers in the first place, much less in Silicon Valley, where the laws of supply...

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...

Why “Talent Acquisition” Isn’t Actually Recruiting.

It’s widely considered a best practice in recruiting to use job titles that are consistent with market conventions and candidate...

Things Have Changed: Why Overtime Pay Rule Changes Are Long Overdue.

With a new presidential administration poised to take office, the outlook for many areas of public policy remains unusually uncertain. Not...

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...

Recruiting Is A Game of Constraints. Play It.

I’ve had the chance to talk to quite a few recruitment marketers and talent acquisition leaders over the years, and if there’s...

Hire Mad Skills: Why We Need To Rewrite The Code For Tech Recruiting.

I haven’t been in high school for quite some time but I still remember wondering what I was supposed to do after graduation.  I figured...

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