Ed Nathanson

Posts by Ed Nathanson

  • It’s Time to Scrap Reference Checking – Here is Why

    May 4, 2017

    With all the talk lately centering around the words “disrupt” or “innovate” the fact is that many of the practices we do in recruiting is anything but. From lengthy, redundant applications to outdated interview methods to lousy candidate experiences, we still have a very long way to go before we truly “disrupt” or “innovate” our industry. There are definitely...

  • Warning Signs the Hiring Manager Doesn't Respect You

    April 27, 2017

    Recruiters, regardless of level of experience, seem to share a lot of similar issues. No matter what new tool, new concept or latest “thought leader” (I just threw up in my mouth) says, a lot of our common issues lead back to the core fundamentals of what makes a recruiter successful. It is not mastery of the latest sourcing tool, nor is it a Twitter following...

  • 5 Reasons Why I’m Pumped for Talent Connect 2016

    September 20, 2016

    There are more conferences in the talent acquisition industry today than I can ever remember, covering what seems like every recruiting or HR topic under the sun. I’m convinced that soon we will see a conference about how to attend conferences in HR and recruiting (joking but not joking). While I wish I had the ability to go to all the conferences (except the...

  • 5 Ways This Company Enabled Employees to Boost Its Employer...

    April 22, 2015

    Part 4 of 5 To compete for talent in some of the hottest markets in the world, companies need to have a strong talent brand strategy....

  • How CloudLock Built Its Employer Brand: 5 Steps You Can...

    March 16, 2015

    Tale of Two Coasts Series: Part 3 of 5 As we have seen through my previous blog posts, the competition for talent is fierce in Silicon...

  • A Tale of Two Coasts: How Cisco & TripAdvisor Compete for...

    February 19, 2015

    Part 2 of 5 In part one of our series, we discussed how startups and small, fast growing companies compete for talent in arguably the...