Kate Reilly

Posts by Kate Reilly

  • How LinkedIn’s HR Chief is Changing the Diversity Conversation with “Belonging”

    January 9, 2017

    Pat Wadors was a nine-year old tomboy who followed her brother to Little League tryouts. She made the team but when the coaches found out she was a girl, they said she couldn’t play. “Like most people who feel like they don’t belong, I accepted it and walked away,” recalls Pat. “But my sisters argued on my behalf until the manager checked the rulebook and said...

  • LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner Shares 4 Tips for Engaging on Social Media

    December 15, 2016

    If you’re one of the 4.8 million people who follow Jeff Weiner on LinkedIn, you probably feel like you know him. Between his likes, shares, comments, and long-form posts, you’re likely familiar with his leadership style, his passion for tech, and his support for his employees. Business leaders often ask Jeff how he’s able to build such a large and engaged...

  • Ban the Term “Culture Fit” and Other Great Diversity Tips From Pandora

    December 14, 2016

    The beer test. You know it? It’s hiring candidates based on whether you’d want to grab a beer with them. Sure they can probably do the job, but the real question is whether or not you can see yourself hanging out with them. The beer test, much better known as hiring for “culture fit,” is often times the final screen to whether or not someone gets an offer letter...

  • Your Crash Course in Employer Branding from Two Marketing...

    December 5, 2016

    If you’ve ever tried to pull Marketing into employer branding, you may have faced some resistance. Marketers usually have the...

  • Richard Branson’s Secrets to Recruiting the Right...

    October 10, 2016

    Picture this: Richard Branson flies a group of job candidates to his house for an interview. He has an 85-year old taxi driver pick...

  • One Company's Bold Campaign to Win the Best Talent in the...

    May 5, 2016

    Veronica Kainz was worried. She was about to ask her MuleSoft colleague Paul Davidian if she could plaster his picture all over the...