Tag: Recruiting Industry

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Championing The Underdog: Why There’s No Such Thing As A “Super Recruiter.”

A year or so ago, I saw an internal recruiter from Hewlett Packard bragging on LinkedIn about how successful he and his team had been in...

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Bored Game: Why Keeping It Real Really Matters in Recruiting and Hiring.

I’m bored, and it’s all recruiting’s fault. That’s right. I completely blame recruiting for my current state of...

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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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2016 iTalent Competition: Recruiting and HR Technology Startups That Don’t Suck (Seriously).

You know you’re getting old when you’re spending your third year in a row hosting a competition for HR technology startups, and even...

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Bad Romance: Why We Need To Stop Treating Candidates Like Crap.

We’ve all had them. Those breakups that leave you hurt, confused, frustrated and angry. What you once thought was a beautiful...

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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...

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Don’t Speak: Why It’s Time To Finally Shut Up About Employee Engagement, Already.

Employee engagement is one of those perpetual trending topics in HR and recruiting, probably because for years now, pundits and...

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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...

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Why LinkedIn Customer Service Is The Ultimate Oxymoron.

Turns out there’s good news, there’s bad news, and there’s LinkedIn Customer Service. At least, this was the discovery I...

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Now And Forever: Why HR Tech Salespeople Suck (And What To Do About It).

There’s a very good reason vendor is a four letter word in recruiting and HR. That’s because almost everyone in the business...

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