Tag: networking

The white network problem of tech hiring

This issue we’re about to discuss came up at a few HRTX events this winter and spring, always on the diversity and inclusion...

How mentoring should actually work (on both sides)

What matters to me SHRM has been talking about mentorship a good deal recently, including an article on “How To Find The Right HR...

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...

10 Reasons Your LinkedIn Invitations Are Getting Ignored

LinkedIn is a powerful networking platform and every week we create new virtual connections with people who send us invites and with those...

LivingSocial: When Networks And Culture Actually Work.

The terms “network” and “networking” have a rather nebulous definition, depending on who you ask; of course, for so...

Are You Not Entertained? A Collapse In Recruiting Events.

Famously screamed by Maximus Meridius in a coliseum full of dirt and blood in the film Gladiator, yet I wouldn’t be exaggerating if I...

Happy Hour: A Recruiter’s Guide To Hooking Up.

I’d like to think I’ve learned a lot over my years as a recruiter, but I’d like to start with a piece of wisdom I once...

Stay TRU: What Keeping It Real Really Means in Recruitment.

Those who can, talk. Those who can’t, listen. And those who don’t give a shit don’t turn up. Like so many developed nations, the...

Networking Isn’t About Who You Know. It’s Who Knows About You.

  There is an obvious need for agency recruiters to build a network of clients and candidates. For corporate recruiters, the...

How To Apply The Rules of The Pub to Recruiting and Hiring.

I spend a lot of my recreational time in pubs and bars. This will probably come as no great surprise. Everyone has to have a hobby, they...

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