Esther Cruz

Posts by Esther Cruz

  • Recruiters Reveal Their Biggest Mistakes & Lessons Learned

    June 4, 2015

    We all make mistakes. Hopefully, we learn from them. But, that doesn’t mean we want to tell the world about them. Ironically, that can make getting advice on what you should avoid doing - or, learning from others' mistakes - a bit challenging. So, to help you out, we asked some of the best recruiters and talent leaders in the business to reveal their biggest...

  • Recruiters Tell-All: What Excites You About Your Job?

    May 26, 2015

    Let’s be real - there are some downsides to being a recruiter. People rarely appreciate your help, some hiring managers treat finding candidates like ordering off a McDonald’s menu, and some candidates use you to benchmark their salaries and get a raise. Then there’s the flip side. Recruiters help people start new careers and change their lives. Recruiting top...

  • Here is What It Takes to Become a Recruiter [INFOGRAPHIC]

    May 6, 2015

    How did you end up becoming a recruiter? Do you remember the exact string of events and decisions that led to that career-defining moment? Here at LinkedIn, we wanted to see for ourselves what is the road most traveled to becoming a recruiter, so we analyzed the member profiles of over 100k professionals like you. The findings were fascinating and you can see...

  • Why Data Empowers Recruiters to Hire Better, Faster ...

    March 25, 2015

    When there is an overwhelming number of job reqs to fill and a long list of hiring manager requirements for “the one perfect candidate...

  • Poll: Do You Use Data When Recruiting?

    March 19, 2015

    These days, there’s a lot of excitement about talent analytics, big data, and moneyball recruiting. They are the hottest trend and the...

  • Recruiting in 2020 and Beyond: Industry Leaders Predict the...

    February 18, 2015

    We recently surveyed over 4000 talent acquisitions leaders in our 2015 Global Recruiting Trends report. One of the questions we were...