Ed Nathanson

Posts by Ed Nathanson

  • 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 (Hilarious Examples and All)

    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 “thought leaders” on LinkedIn, and how it makes me want to barf, complete with a GIF of a puppet (barfing, of course). Now, I’ve got over 9,000 tweets, and plenty of them are about legit business insights and valuable recruiting...

  • 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 great one. No matter how good you are, how many great placements you have made or how great a sourcer you may be, most of our customers think that they can do our job (or at the very least, have opinions on how they would do it...

  • 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...

  • 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 “...

  • 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...