Tag: Job Seeker

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...

Irreconcilable Differences: eHarmony and Elevated Careers File for Divorce.

It sounded, on the surface, like a can’t miss premise. eHarmony, one of the world’s largest online dating sites, would leverage...

Survey Says: 8 Reasons Recruiters Still Can’t Get Candidate Experience Right.

I’ve often described job-seekers as the most underserved customer group out there, and I still think it is. Consumers have certain...

Why Your Job Descriptions Still Suck (And What To Do About It).

As any recruiter or talent acquisition professional can tell you, at a foundational and fundamental level, that even today, job...

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...

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...

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...

War Ready: Why Job Postings on Facebook Are The Beginning of the End for LinkedIn.

Facebook has reportedly thrown the opening salvo in its long anticipated move into the recruiting and hiring vertical, with TechCrunch...

Check Your Head: 5 Simple Steps To Stop Sucking At Sourcing.

Sourcing is one of those skill sets that you continue to use even after you leave recruiting—and just as relevant if your new job, like...

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