Lydia Abbot

Posts by Lydia Abbot

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    The Most Popular LinkedIn Recruiting Stories of 2020

    December 21, 2020

    It’s been quite a year. Though for most of us, 2020 has felt a lot longer. For recruiters, it’s been an especially trying year as many companies slowed — or even froze — hiring and were forced to layoff employees. As a team that writes for and about recruiters and talent teams, we have been beyond inspired by the work that you have done in 2020. We watched as...

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    The 10 Must-Read Articles for Recruiters This Week

    October 23, 2020

    In the past, competition for talent and the economy have followed a fairly predictable pattern: when the economy is booming, competition for talent heats up and it becomes a “candidate’s market.” And when we hit an economic downturn, the opposite is true – it becomes an “employer’s market," with job seekers competing for fewer jobs and employers holding the...

  • The 10 Must-Read Articles for Recruiters This Week

    October 9, 2020

    In this week’s list of articles, learn why a “chief medical officer” may be a new essential role at companies, the pros and cons of paying employees based on their location, and why employers should think more about their employee “offboarding” experience – not just onboarding. Here are the must-read articles for this week: 1. Does Your Company Need a Chief...

  • 4 Experts Share How to Expand Your Talent Pool Through...

    October 7, 2020

    While expanding your talent pool is a critical step in creating a diverse organization, a truly inclusive approach to recruiting goes...

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    The 10 Must-Read Articles for Recruiters This Week

    October 2, 2020

    “One in four women are considering downshifting their careers or leaving the workforce due to Covid-19.” That’s according to the new...

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    The 10 Must-Read Articles for Recruiters This Week

    September 25, 2020

    In this week’s list of must-read articles, Michael Reddington, a certified forensic interviewer, shares the first interview question...