Tag: John Hollon

Want to Hire More Millennials? Don’t Be the Punch Line to a Recruiting Joke

Sometimes, I find some really interesting stuff on LinkedIn’s Premium Career Group, and sometimes, it may even be the punchline to a...

The Holy Grail of Hiring: Finding the Formula For Landing the Very Best Talent

It’s the Holy Grail of hiring: Finding the magic formula that will help you land the very best talent. Everybody has a different...

Why Put Candidates Through Hoops, Then Just Say “Thank You For Your Interest”?

I’m one of the members — one out of 1,000,479, to be exact — of LinkedIn’s Premium Career Group. I recently saw a...

Are You Surprised? 75% of HR Managers Have Found Lies on Resumes

It’s not a surprise that job candidates embellish, fib, or resort to outright lies on resumes. What IS a bit shocking is how...

No Surprise: Half of U.S. Workers Feel They Just Have a Job, Not a Career

This shouldn’t come as a big surprise: A lot of Americans workers aren’t all that happy on the job, and according to a new...

A Modern Day Snipe Hunt: Today’s Insane Push to Hire a “Purple Squirrel”

There’s a good reason why no one ever finds that elusive “purple squirrel” when they’re recruiting for a job....

Another Year of Crappy Raises. Should It Matter to Recruiters?

Every summer for nine years, I have written a blog post that nobody really wants to read. That’s because it always seems to give the...

Bad Press Can Kill a Company’s Reputation – AND Its Recruiting

Given all the recent chatter about Google after an engineer got fired for writing a diversity manifesto, it makes you wonder — what...

Insights on a Candidate-Driven Market

UNLESS you’ve been doing the Rip Van Winkle act for the last 10 years, you know that finding a job has changed in a many ways both...

Fixing the Candidate Experience: It Will Take More Humans, Less Automation

Everybody knows that automation has dramatically changed how people get hired. In fact, automation is the very reason why job boards exist....

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