Ed Nathanson

Posts by Ed Nathanson

  • How This Company Made Its Hiring Process More Personal — and Is Reaping the Rewards

    April 30, 2019

    The world has become automated. From grocery store checkouts to voice command Amazon orders, it seems everyday life is becoming more machine than human. In the world of recruiting, this is also very true. Chatbots, applicant tracking systems, automated messaging, online assessments, and video interviewing are just some of the technologies widely used these days....

  • Making Your First Hires: 7 Steps Every Startup Should Follow

    November 14, 2018

    Starting anything from scratch is challenging. It requires planning, strategy and a whole lot of hustle. Heck – writing a blog post is no walk in the park ;). But if you’re reading this, it means you’re likely thinking about starting a company – or are part of a young company. And, building a company is a little more complicated than a blog post.  For a new...

  • Building Company Culture: 7 Steps for Every Small Business

    June 25, 2018

    Right now, candidates have more options for employment than at any point in recent history. In other words, it’s a candidate’s world and we’re just living in it. And for small businesses, that means that if you want to fill your open roles, you need to set yourself apart – and you need to have a great company culture to do that. Now, we’ve heard a lot of praise...

  • 3 Steps to Energizing Your Employer Brand Through Humor ...

    September 21, 2017

    My most popular tweet is about barfing—and recruiters can learn a lot from that. Okay, it’s actually about people calling themselves “...

  • What Recruiters Get Wrong When It Comes to Interviews

    June 7, 2017

    Let’s face it – the perception of recruiters by our customers (hiring managers, candidates, client customers) is often times not a...

  • 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...