Holly Glover

Posts by Holly Glover

  • Is Talent Today Active, Passive or Neither? 3 Recruiting Pros Weigh In

    March 23, 2017

    The recruiting industry has long talked about “purple squirrels” — but it’s talked about “passive candidates” even longer (LinkedIn guilty as charged). The notion is that when comparing people actively looking for a job to those that are happily employed (or “passive candidates”), the happy employees are more valuable, yet harder to recruit. But what about...

  • What 30,000 Thank You Notes Can Teach You About Retention

    February 2, 2015

    It seems like a no-brainer. Give employees the respect and recognition they deserve, and they’ll stick around. But, a recent study from the Harvard Business Review found that 54% of employees don’t feel respected by their bosses. Let that sink in. More than HALF of the workforce reports regularly feeling disrespected on the job. That translates into bottom line...

  • Recruit Tech Talent in 2015 by Going Back to the Basics

    January 12, 2015

    Last month LinkedIn shared the 25 Hottest Skills of 2014, giving insight into the job market and what’s to come in 2015. If you look at the list, you’ll notice a common theme – tech. “Tech talent” has become a buzzword of sorts lately, and for good reason. Of the top 25 global skills, only two aren’t directly tech related: recruiting (which, to the point of this...

  • How to Build Out a Recruiting Function in a Startup

    November 26, 2014

    Living in San Francisco, it’s hard for a day to go by without meeting someone and hearing, “I work at a startup.” There’s a lot that’s...

  • Sharpen Your Pencils: New Grad Hiring is on the Rise

    November 20, 2014

    Get out your No. 2 pencils, recruiters. You may be spending a lot more time recruiting students and recent graduates next year....