Paul Lee Cannon

Posts by Paul Lee Cannon

  • 8 Creative Job Posts and Ads That Will Inspire Yours

    October 29, 2019

    Some job announcements just aren’t as juicy as others. But if you’re finding that your ad campaigns and job posts aren’t bringing in the kind of candidates that you’d hoped, it may be time to get creative. For inspiration, we found eight smart, eye-catching examples that will get your creative juices flowing. These companies not only managed to stand out from...

  • You Can't Be Anderson Cooper, But You Can Conduct Candidate Interviews Like Him

    May 29, 2015

    Like recruiters, journalists spend a lot of time interviewing people. These interviews are for articles and blog posts and, like your candidates, interviewees can vary considerably in quality. For instance, sources might supply the information needed for a piece, but not necessarily great quotes that will take it to the next level. It’s a similar story with...

  • Get More Out of Interviews by Challenging Candidates to an Ignite Talk

    May 26, 2015

    The next time you’re looking to fill a position (or several), how about trying something dynamic and creative to separate the good candidates from the fantastic ones? You can do this by challenging each candidate to arrive to the interview prepared to give a five-minute presentation, or “ignite talk.” How does it work? The candidates presentation can be on any...

  • How Zumba Hires in 5 Easy Steps

    May 12, 2015

    If you are unfamiliar with Zumba Fitness, it’s a total-body, dance-party workout that combines easy-to-learn choreography and...

  • 5 Do's and Don’ts for Contacting Candidates

    April 23, 2015

    Keeping my LinkedIn profile current and polished has rewarded me with a nice, steady influx of messages about opportunities. However,...

  • What Game of Thrones Character is Your Job Interviewee?

    April 8, 2015

    April 12 is coming. In case you don't know, that’s when Games of Thrones – the medieval fantasy epic based on the best-selling book...