Posts by: John Hollon

What Industries Had the Highest Turnover Last Year? This Is What LinkedIn Says

If you’re looking for timely turnover and hiring trends, it helps if you have a half billion users interested in turnover and hiring...

10 Candidate Mistakes That Instantly Destroy Their Job Chances

Every hiring manager and HR professional has seen this, and they know it to be true. It’s this: Some job candidates do things that...

Culture Fit: It’s THE Critical Quality Hiring Pros Should Be Looking For

When it comes to hiring, there are lots of qualities that recruiters and hiring managers look for, but in my experience, there’s...

What Companies With a Great Candidate Experience Do That Others Don’t

The longer I write about recruiting and hiring, the more I believe that the candidate experience needs to be at the heart of how every...

Study Finds That a Bad Onboarding Experience May Disengage New Hires

I know this from personal experience: All the hard work recruiters do to land great talent can get washed away if the new employee has a...

A Recruiting Lose-Lose: When You Can’t Put Your Bias and Prejudices Aside

Here’s a question for every recruiter and Talent Acquisition professional: Do you ever step back and consider what prejudices and...

Employers Want to Hire 44% More Workers in 2018 — IF They Can Really Find Them

A New Year brings new recruitment and employment surveys, and the first one of the year brings information that you probably won’t be...

Text Recruiting Gets Another Big Boost as iCIMS Acquires TextRecruit

The growing trend of text recruiting took another big step this week. TextRecruit, which describes itself as “a candidate engagement...

Happy New Year, But Beware People Bearing Silly Recruiting Resolutions

Here’s a New Year’s wish for recruiters and talent acquisition professionals everywhere: Do whatever you can to stay away from...

The Adversity Question, or Why You Need to Have a Strong Hiring Philosophy

Recruiters and TA professionals know this for a fact: There’s no magical formula to hiring. If there was, hiring would be easy, but...

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