Maxwell Huppert

Posts by Maxwell Huppert

  • 5 Must-Do’s for Writing Inclusive Job Descriptions

    April 9, 2018

    When Buffer realized that less than 2% of its candidates for developer positions were women, its leaders naturally wanted to figure out why. To do that, they met with Angie Chang, VP of Hackbright Academy, who pointed to one surprising reason: a single word they were using in their job descriptions. The word was “hackers,” which Buffer was using to refer to its...

  • Top Recruiters Share Their Favorite Sourcing Hacks

    April 4, 2018

    As a recruiter, you can probably relate to this meme: Safe to say you have a lot going on. And, it can be hard to find time for everything—including sourcing. That's why talent pros like Stacy Zapar and Netflix’s Tennyson Jones rely on smart, tangible sourcing strategies to power them through their days so they can get a lot done, without breaking a sweat. Their...

  • From a Mercedes-Benz to Ferris Wheels: Unusual Interview Settings Are the Latest Recruiting Trend

    April 2, 2018

    Engineer Molka Elleuch stepped into the passenger seat of a new model Mercedes. With his tailored suit and walrus mustache, the driver, Dieter Zetsche, wasn’t a car salesman. Instead, he’s the Head of Mercedes-Benz cars, and was interviewing Molka for an R&D role at Daimler. Here is how their talk unfolded: As this video shows, Mercedes wasn’t just holding...

  • Writing Job Descriptions: 6 Common Mistakes and How to...

    March 26, 2018

    If you had to guess how long the average job seeker spends looking at your job post, you’d probably say at least a minute or two,...

  • Diversity Sourcing Strategy: 3 LinkedIn Search Tips from...

    March 13, 2018

    Diversity is the number one trend impacting how companies are hiring this year. That’s according to 78% of the 9,000 talent leaders...

  • 4 Follow-up Email Templates Every Recruiter Should Have...

    March 5, 2018

    One of the quickest and easiest ways to improve your candidate experience is to maintain regular, transparent communication with all...