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The Recruiting Animal: The Original Recruiting Gangsta.

Everyday schmoes who, for one reason or another, show up at their recruiting and sourcing jobs day-in and day-out and do their jobs well,...

Stranger Than Fiction: Recruiters and The Myth of Generational Marketing.

There’s always at least one recruiter in every room who still reminisces fondly about the days of when candidates used to mail in...

Diversity & Exclusion: A Realistic Look at the Question of Progress in HR and Recruiting.

As a white male, there are few conversation topics more taboo than talking about (much less writing about) the issue of race. It’s one of...

The Fit Bit: Does Hiring For Culture Fit Matter More Than Recruiting For Skills?

Unlike many HR centered constructs, there is actually a clearly established business case for creating a strong organizational culture, and...

What Venture Capital Means for The Future of Recruiting.

Sourcers and recruiters have long chased after proverbial “purple squirrels,” those elusive, highly skilled candidates that...

No Time for Losers: Why We Love To Hate Recruiters.

Pick any trending topic that’s top of mind in recruiting right now, from the candidate experience to onboarding. Chances are that...

Conference Champions: How To Win At Recruiting Events.

During the deepest depths of the recession, nightly news footage was full of seemingly stock footage of resume clutching job seekers...

Horrible Bosses: Why Bad References Happen To Good Candidates.

  If you’ve seen one of the Horrible Bosses movies by now (and chances are good, if you get Showtime, since they’ve pretty...

Redemption Song: Why Recruiters Deserve A Little Respect.

Recently, I was finally able to take a real vacation that did not include conferences, meetings, or speaking arrangements.  My...

How To Lie With Social Media Metrics.

As someone who’s more or less grown up with the commoditization and corporate adoption of social media, and as someone who gets paid to...

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