Tag: Recruiting Industry

Candidates Are Not Customers.

There’s been a lot of discussion about the many similarities between customers and candidates, particularly as relates to  improving...

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What Lynda Means for the Future of LinkedIn

As anyone even tangentially involved in talent acquisition already knows, there’s perhaps no entity that we love to hate more than...

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Life of the Third Party: Why I Left Corporate Recruiting for Contingency.

For the last seven years now, I have enjoyed the comfortable, predictable and somewhat steady life of an in-house recruiter, which,...

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Bad Influence: Why Industry Lists Should Kick the Bucket.

If you’re one of those recruiters who’s at all in tune with the conversation happening in closed Facebook groups, niche...

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Everything I Learned About Recruiting, I Learned From Content Marketing

There’s a cottage industry out there of industry analysts, speakers, consultants and bloggers dedicated to the HR and recruiting...

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How To Calculate Your Recruiting ROI

There have been a ton of articles written about applying sabermetrics to workforce analytics – hell, Billy Beane keynoted the one and...

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TalentNet: Keep Recruiting Weird.

There I was, packed into the sweatbox that was the small club in the heart of downtown Austin, pressed up against that weird mix of slick,...

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Building A Case for Building A National Recruiting Association

Several recent posts by Derek Zeller, Steve Levy and Chris Hoyt (and especially the comments directly following those posts) contributed to...

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Friend or Faux: Why It’s Time for LinkedIn To Get Real.

For weeks (actually, no, make that months), I’ve sat back and watched a pretty interesting phenomenon unfold. It’s nothing new,...

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Raising the Bar: Why Barriers to Entry Are A Big Deal for Recruiting.

There’s always been plenty of talking, tweeting, blogging, venting, ranting and raving about the sad state of recruiting – but...

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