Jennifer Kim

Posts by Jennifer Kim

  • The 7 Deadly Sins of Recruiting (and How to Overcome Them)

    April 12, 2017

    At the beginning my career years ago, I was chatting with a friend-of-a-friend. When I mentioned a new job in recruiting, he launched into a tirade about recruiters and his least favorite interactions with them throughout his career. “You seem nice, you probably won’t last long,” he said, with a look of pity. I went home that night, worried whether I made the...

  • 50+ Ideas for Cultivating Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

    March 14, 2017

    Nobody’s ever said that diversity and inclusion work is easy. But having grown a team that recently hit a 50:50 gender ratio (an uncommon feat, especially in Silicon Valley), I can let everyone in on a secret: It’s not rocket science, either. The key is starting. And the earlier the better – the longer you wait to build a diverse workforce and inclusive culture,...

  • 7 Must-Reads for Every Recruiter's Bookshelf

    February 7, 2017

    We may only be one month into 2017, but for many of us our New Year’s resolutions are long forgotten. I bet you’re in the thick of it already, fighting to keep up with candidate emails and interviews left to be scheduled. But the commitments that are the most fun (and easy!) to keep are about investing in yourself and your professional development. To get your...

  • What Getting Yelled at by a Hiring Manager Taught Me About ...

    January 5, 2017

    A rite of passage for every recruiter. Here's the story from my first recruiting job years ago, when I found the perfect candidate and...

  • Why Free Lunch for Employees Isn’t Just a Perk (and How it ...

    November 30, 2016

    5 years ago, the lunch hour in offices around the world looked very different. Nearly every employee was either heading out to nearby...

  • 3 Ways One Company Determines If a Candidate Is a Good...

    October 24, 2016

    You can have the most impressive leadership, the sleekest products, or world-changing ideas, but it won’t amount to much if your...