Got the call today. Recruiter sounded like she was in tears, clearly has been doing this all day. That’s one of a number of comments online in the past … Read more
Are Employers Acting in Bad Faith With Unrealistic Salary Ranges?
New York City’s new law requiring job postings to have salary ranges went into effect earlier this month, and the response was stunning. Stunningly awful … Read more
Is LinkedIn’s New Internal Hiring Tool a Solution to the Wrong Problem?
Turnover costs a fortune. Given that employees want growth, first place companies often look to fill positions is within their own workforces. Yet matching … Read more
New Research Reveals Surprising Findings About Quality of Hire
Finding meaningful metrics has proven to be recruiting’s white whale since the first candidate applied for the first job. The challenge lies in the fact … Read more
The Glitter Bombing of Recruiting
Recruiting and fashion have more in common than you think. What is popular one day is gone the next, with trends popping up and flaming out faster than … Read more
Recruiting’s Dirty Secret: Managers Don’t Want to Hire Innovators
Plenty of companies say they want to hire innovative and creative people, but is that really true? Sure, innovation sounds fantastic, but true innovators … Read more
How Honest Should Recruiters Be?
One of the realities of being a recruiter is that at some point in your career, you are going to work somewhere that hiring conditions are less than ideal. … Read more
Good, Fast, Cheap: With Recruiting Tech, You Should Be Getting All Three
There’s a well-known adage about things being good, fast, and cheap. You can choose something that is good and fast, but it won’t be cheap. You can choose … Read more
‘What Nobody Told Me When I Started Recruiting’
I’d like to cast my vote for Time’s 2022 Person of the Year: the Recruiter. The thing about recruiters, though, is that here’s a long-standing joke in our … Read more
The Exceptional Impact of HR on Your Company’s Talent Brand: A Conversation With Marcus Buckingham
What impact does HR have on your company’s talent brand? Clearly, a lot. Otherwise, this article wouldn’t exist. But the level of impact may … Read more
The Biggest Lie About Diversity Hiring
It’s no secret that diversity and inclusion have emerged as perhaps the most critical areas of focus and investment for employers and talent organizations … Read more
Strategy Safari: Do Not Hire D&I Leaders Only to Give Them Bullsh*t Authority
Recent events appear to have lit a fire under the collective asses of corporate America, resulting in a remarkable number of job postings in diversity and … Read more
“I Googled a Candidate. Here’s Why.”
Google. A website, turned verb. The way we learn just about everything now (just Google it). A giant time-waster. Yet also, a treasure trove of … Read more
“When You Democratize Work, Amazing Things Happen”
Do you have great people working inside your organization? Hold on, the question is rhetorical. But the next one is not. Why aren’t you looking more … Read more
The Ultimate Recruiting Story: Part 1 — The Candidate’s Perspective
Editor’s Note: This is more than just one candidate’s story about how a new job totally transformed her life. This is the story of what … Read more
Talent in a Taboo Industry: Recruiting Cannabis Candidates
Read your favorite news source, and you’ll likely find at least one if not several reports on how the U.S. labor market is tightening due to a looming … Read more
A Recruiter Reveals What It’s Like to Recruit Recruiters
Recruiting recruiters is not an easy task. It’s actually one of the most challenging types of specializations to recruit for. Think about it: You are … Read more
It’s OK to Hire Average Employees
Is your company average? Chances are, your business isn’t leading your field, and that’s OK. Not every organization can be Google or Facebook. Yet still, … Read more
Hi, I’m Vadim. And I Don’t Hate You.
I hate recruiters. Who among us hasn’t heard somebody at some point say that? No surprise that recruiting ranks among the most untrustworthy professions. … Read more
Does Recruiting Belong Under Business Development?
Real talk: We’ve been having discussions for literally years now about recruiting getting a “seat at the table.” As far back as 2008, during the … Read more