Tag: Tools

What The Microsoft Acquisition of LinkedIn Means for Recruiting.

While I’m generally pretty good at reading the M&A market in the HR Technology space, I admit that the announcement that...

Poetic Justice: Why Machine Learning Matters in Recruiting and Hiring.

The first time I used Waze was a revelation. This was not because of the network effects it generates, but more importantly, because of how...

Reflection: Why Recruiters Who Live in Glassdoor Shouldn’t Throw Stones.

Sometimes, reading the reviews on Glassdoor feels a little bit like watching a bad breakup – it’s uncomfortable, it’s...

Job Aggregators: The House of Cards of the Rising Sun.

By now, I’m sure you saw the “big news” that Simply Hired was shutting down effective June 26. If you’re like...

Recruiters Aren’t Lazy. They’re Just Inefficient.

Last year, the average cost per hire in the United States rose an estimated 7% from the previous year to almost $4,000 a pop; the Bureau of...

2016 iTalent Competition: Recruiting and HR Technology Startups That Don’t Suck (Seriously).

You know you’re getting old when you’re spending your third year in a row hosting a competition for HR technology startups, and even...

Silicon Valley: The Recruiting Technology Problem No One Is Talking About.

We all know that salary is the single most important factor in determining whether or not a candidate will pursue a role and accept an...

Highway to Hell: The Future of Recruiting is Terrifying.

I don’t get out a whole hell of a lot, at least as far as the trade show circuit is concerned; taking the time out of my day...

Why LinkedIn Customer Service Is The Ultimate Oxymoron.

Turns out there’s good news, there’s bad news, and there’s LinkedIn Customer Service. At least, this was the discovery I...

Smoke on the Water: How To Really Fight Recruiter Spam.

I don’t think it’s unfair to call spam “the fossil fuel of recruiting” – it’s cheap, it’s easy...

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