Jean Tang

Posts by Jean Tang

  • Texting Candidates: 4 Rules Every Recruiter Should Follow

    March 19, 2018

    We all text (maybe more than we should). In fact, for millennials, texting is the most frequent form of communication. On top of that, a recent survey revealed it’s how they like to be communicated with during the hiring process too. The report, which surveyed over 1,400 young adults between the ages of 18 and 30, shows that 86% of respondents felt positively...

  • The Simple Phrase LinkedIn’s Head of Recruiting Uses to Grab Candidates' Attention

    March 7, 2018

    As a recruiter, you've likely had the experience of having a candidate “go dark.” Maybe they didn’t call you back or they failed to send something they promised to send. Understandably, this made you concerned. Did this mean they weren’t serious about the job? Did they lose interest? Or did something personal come up? According to Brendan Browne, LinkedIn’s VP...

  • 5 Things You Can Learn From the Daily Routines of Celebrities Like Warren Buffett and Stephen King

    September 27, 2017

    A cup of coffee in the morning, a crossword to get the gears turning, a good book to relax at the end of the night—we all have our daily routines, and recruiters are no exception. Personally, I like to hang up my clothes for the next day on my bedroom door. It helps me feel prepared for the work day ahead, and maybe even slightly excited to wake up. But if you...

  • How to Tell Candidates About the Downsides of a Job (and...

    September 11, 2017

    When you’re in hot pursuit of a new candidate, it's understandable to want to hold back (some) information. Short of telling any...

  • 5 Things New Hires Want During Onboarding

    September 7, 2017

    Ah yes, that candidate you’ve been after has finally signed your offer letter. Time to watch them cruise on in and be successful....

  • 4 Ways PepsiCo’s CEO Energizes (and Retains) Her Employees

    August 16, 2017

    Most CEOs wouldn’t write letters to their employees’ families, but Indra Nooyi isn’t most CEOs—and that’s just one of the ways she’s...