Tag: Job Seeker

2016-05-24_02-19-58

How To Make Sure Your Recruiting Content Doesn’t Suck.

Your job descriptions, as you likely already know, are all but worthless. They are poorly-written technical specs built by lawyers who...

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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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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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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...

2016-04-18_20-00-56

LivingSocial: When Networks And Culture Actually Work.

The terms “network” and “networking” have a rather nebulous definition, depending on who you ask; of course, for so...

2016-04-01_10-53-40

Content Marketing for Recruiting: 5 Key Tips on How To Write Good.

While there are a lot of great software products out there for the HR and recruiting market, let’s face it. You’ve got a...

2016-03-29_16-45-21

Sending Out An SMS: Recruiting Texts From Last Night.

In recruiting we spend a whole lot of time talking about striking the balance between automation and personalization, and how best to blend...

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Melancholy and the Interview Sadness: The 10 Weirdest Interview Questions Ever.

I hate interviews. And I know I’m not the only one. Hell, I’m pretty sure I’ve never met anyone who actually claims to...

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