The 10 Most Popular Articles Among Recruiters This Week

May 8, 2015

In case you need a stimulating read, here’s a great list for you.

We took a look at the articles staffing and corporate recruiters shared, liked, and commented on the most on LinkedIn during the last 7 days and posted them below.

This week, Christina Desmarais's article argues in favor of the growing sentiment that companies should hire people based on their attitude, not their skillset. One of the points she makes is that, because technical requirements are constantly changing, you can't anticipate the hard skills you will need in a few years. Hiring based on skills that may be irrelvant in the near future doesn't make sense and a good attitude and ability to learn quickly are far more important. You can read more here.

Here are the top posts for this week:

1.  Why You Should Hire for Attitude, Not Skill -- by Christina Desmarais

2. How a Company Cut Turnover By Having 22-Hour Interviews -- by Jenny Jedeikin

3. My #1 Disappointment as a Career Coach -- J.T. O'Donnell

4. Six Questions You Can Ask to Keep Your Employees Loyal and Happy 

5. Interview Insider: How to Get Hired at L'Oreal -- by Heather Wood Rudulph

6. Three Ways to Improve Your Resume Keywording -- by Amanda Clark

7. Workplace Environment: Does a Cool Office Really Matter? -- Lucy Sharp

8. How to "Fix" Career Fairs -- by Greg Lachs

9. How a Real Company Benefited from an HBO Show’s Fake Job Ad -- by Paul Petrone

10. How to Launch Your Job Search: Choose Your Career Direction -- by Michael Wilcox

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