Candidate Sourcing

Recruiting at It’s Best Is a Delicate Dance Between HR and Line Managers

Here’s something I always try to keep in mind as an HR professional: Hiring is a shared company responsibility — aka, a...

Insight From #HRTX: Some Recruiting Issues Seem to Never, Ever Get Solved

We’ve had two #HRTX events this year — one at Brazen’s offices in Arlington, VA and one in Dallas, TX sponsored by the good...

The 90/10 Rule of Networking, or the Story of Desert Pete

Did you know that 72 percent of all statistics are made up on the spot? You may not have heard that stat before but you probably have heard...

3 Radical Steps to Help You Become a Recruiting Rebel

Have you ever been to a wedding and sat there thinking to yourself, “I give this marriage six months at most. What a shame they’ve...

Are you hiring more for culture or employer brand?

In the last decade or so, we’ve had a lot more research and thought leadership emerge around topics like employer branding, internal...

10 Things Candidates Do to Create a Big First Impression

Whether it takes 7 seconds or 17 minutes to make a first impression, people always seem astonished at what idiosyncrasy causes the gut...

Is This a Fix for Hiring and Labor Market Discrimination?

Labor market discrimination is rampant. Every research that’s done, at least here in the Netherlands where I live, tells the same...

Hey Recruiters — Here’s Why Interns Are Worth Another Look

The labor market is as tight as ever since the Great Recession began back in 2007. Unemployment is at a record low 4.1 percent; Highly...

Remembering How Social Media Has Upended Recruiting and Talent Acquisition

During my Talent Acquisition career, I have seen how recruitment has undergone transformative change over the years, from a time when...

5 Steps to Using RPO to Make Your Recruiters More Effective

After long consideration, you have decided to engage in a recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) partnership. There were probably a few...

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