Ed Nathanson

Posts by Ed Nathanson

  • 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 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 From lengthy, redundant applications to outdated interview methods to lousy candidate experiences, we still have a very long way to go before we truly “disrupt” or “innovate” our industry.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 “...

  • 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...

  • 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....