• A Clever 5-Step Process for Managing Hiring Manager Expectations

    February 10, 2016

    Sourcing talent is not for the weak and recruiters have to juggle a lot. Even more, you need to be a master of communication, which can be a real challenge when working with hiring managers who don’t know what type of candidate they need for a job. Until now… I’m going to teach you the five-step process I use to manage the expectations of hiring managers so we can work better together in finding the right candidate. Step 1: Create a common language Asking for the job requirements...

  • Introducing the 2016 Industry Reports Featuring Exclusive LinkedIn Candidate Data

    February 10, 2016

    Centuries ago, the Polynesians, who lived on islands scattered throughout the Pacific Ocean, were among the best sailors in the world. Why? They were among the first people to use the stars to navigate. That allowed them to sail further and more confidently than anyone else, thanks to the information the night skies provided them. Here at LinkedIn, we are happy to introduce our new Industry Talent Reports. And, much like the stars did for the Polynesians, the reports provide...

  • 5 Bold Steps Facebook Is Taking to Become More Diverse

    February 9, 2016

    As of May 31, 2015, Facebook reported that 91 percent of its US employees were either white or Asian, including 94 percent of their senior leadership. Sixty-eight percent of their workforce globally was male, including 84 percent of their tech employees and 77 percent of their senior leaders. It is Maxine Williams’ job to change those numbers. In 2013, Facebook hired Williams to be their global director of diversity, after she helped turn New York-based White & Chase into the...

  • Why You Should Avoid Job Titles Like “Coding Ninja” (And What You Should Do...

    February 9, 2016

    Recently, there’s been a trend to get creative with job titles. Really creative. HR specialists suddenly became “happiness advocates,” a person who works...

  • The 3 Skills Recruiters Need to Master (and the Resources to Help Do That)

    February 8, 2016

    Every recruiter wants to be great. And every recruiting leader wants their people to be great.The problem is, just wanting it to happen or working harder...

  • 5 Employee Feedback Stats That You Need to See

    February 8, 2016

    When it comes to feedback, we all want it, but none of us really want to hear it (at least when it's bad). But frankly, we all need it. It helps us...