Tag: Recruiting Industry

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...

Survey: Social Media Screening of Candidates Hits an All-Time High

Everyone knows that lots of recruiters screen candidates on social media, but did you know how many employers are doing it? Would you...

No, the Recruitment Industry Won’t Be Dying Anytime Soon

“Those who have knowledge don’t predict. Those who predict don’t have knowledge.” – Lao Tzu The recruitment...

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