Tag: Recruiting Industry

(Sweet Little) Recruiter Lies, Chapter 1: “We’ll Keep Your Resume on File”

Out of the various soul-sucking elements of a standard hiring process, one of the bigger ones has to be when they send you a note that...

Have TA Professionals Forgotten That We’re Really in the People Business?

Twenty years ago, I worked in the staffing industry. Thirteen years ago, I worked in recruitment. Seven years ago, my career took a turn...

Bursting The Bubble: Does Silicon Valley Still Matter?

I’m headed west next month to keynote at Lever’s Talent Innovation Summit. Last year’s Summit was kickass, and I’m intrigued to see...

Don’t Ban The Box. Ban Criminal Background Checks, Instead.

There is a myth that’s been perpetuated in our perpetual prison state that the purpose of incarceration is rehabilitation. The term...

Personal Data, Public Record: What hiQ v. LinkedIn Means for Recruiting and Hiring.

Throughout its history, LinkedIn has slowly, albeit deliberately, evolved from what used to be a fairly innocuous social network into one...

Hire Power: What Google’s New Applicant Tracking System Means for HR Technology.

Google has announced the release of Google Hire, an applicant tracking system for G Suite customers - and its first step into the HR...

It’s About Time: Recruiters Are Screening Candidates With Text Interviews

Here’s a trend I can get behind — Using text messaging for early-stage interviews with job candidates. The Wall Street...

Say It Ain’t So! What You Just Can’t Ask During an Interview

I realize we live in a post PC world, filled with spectacle and alternative facts, and all over social media it looks as though civility...

What Are the Qualities a Recruiter REALLY Needs to Have?

My LinkedIn timeline is overrun with people complaining about how terrible a recent transaction has been with a recruiter. I mean, every...

HR Tech World and The Final Countdown: How Europe’s Greatest Hit Played In the U.S.

Trust me on this: there are a whole lot of HR conferences out there. The most prominent among them generally tend to be shit shows, where...

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