Keenan Steiner

Posts by Keenan Steiner

  • 3 Fresh Job Description Formats You Should Try (and Which One Works Best For Your Prospects)

    June 26, 2017

    14 seconds. That’s how long a job-seeker, on average, spends reviewing a job description before they decide to apply or not. And, many of them don’t even review the whole ad -- according to a study using eye-tracking software, the bottom one-third of the description is often not reviewed at all. Just take a look: In the image of the job description, the sections...

  • 5 Ways to Establish Trust With Candidates and Make Interviews More Effective

    May 24, 2017

    A recruiter’s job can be a bit of an odd conundrum. You’re there to help candidates find their dream job—but from the start, a lot of candidates don’t believe you’re on their side. They may see you as wanting to low-ball them on salary, or just as someone trying to fill a position as fast as possible without truly caring about their career goals. If the...

  • How to Be an Effective Listener

    May 15, 2017

    When Tatiana Kolovou had to put in a call to her daughter’s honors-level English teacher, she was surprised by what she heard: a teacher who sounded more like Kim Kardashian than William Shakespeare, and used words like “ya know” and “um” a lot. It turned her off. Whether it’s your kid’s teacher or a candidate you’re interviewing, a person speaking in that...

  • The NBA’s Andre Iguodala on What It Takes to Recruit Talent...

    May 2, 2017

    With the NBA playoffs underway, the juggernaut Golden State Warriors are among the favorites to win it all once again. After winning...

  • How to Nail the 6 Key Parts of a Job Description

    April 25, 2017

    If you don’t spend hours crafting the perfect job description, it’s understandable. After all, according to LinkedIn's Global...

  • Bad Candidate Experience Cost Virgin Media $5M Annually –...

    March 15, 2017

    A few years ago, unbeknownst to him, Graeme Johnson, the former Head of Resourcing at the British cable and mobile provider Virgin...