Samantha McLaren

Posts by Samantha McLaren

  • Building a Diverse Talent Pipeline: 6 Meaningful Steps Every Company Can Take

    October 20, 2020

    Over the past five years, the number of diversity and inclusion roles listed on LinkedIn has increased by 71% globally. This is a good indicator that companies are not only recognizing that diversity, inclusion, and belonging (DIB) are critical to their growth and success, but are dedicating the time and resources necessary to prioritize them. “Diversity,...

  • 12 Competencies Shared by Exceptional Recruiters, According to LinkedIn’s Recruiting Leaders

    October 15, 2020

    The role of the recruiter has evolved a lot over the past decade, shifting from largely transactional to highly strategic. Recruiting professionals now have a real opportunity to strategically advise the business on talent matters, rather than just writing down what their hiring managers want. This is exciting, but it also requires recruiters to develop...

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    4 Things Every Company Should Do to Retain Underrepresented Talent

    October 8, 2020

    A few years ago, the Kapor Center, an Oakland-based nonprofit dedicated to removing barriers in tech, released the Tech Leavers Study, examining the reasons people choose to quit jobs. The study’s goal was to uncover how toxic company cultures, microaggressions, bullying, and other inappropriate workplace behavior impact voluntary turnover among different groups...

  • 10 Creative Job Posts and Ads That Will Inspire Yours

    October 1, 2020

    Your job posts and ads may be a candidate’s introduction to your company, so you want to be sure they both differentiate you and set...

  • 5 Strategies to Make Employees Feel Valued During Periods...

    September 17, 2020

    In a recent survey of 2,000 working adults, financial services company Canada Life found that 46% of employees now working from home...

  • How Netflix Adjusted Its Employer Branding to Reflect the...

    September 9, 2020

    Over the past few years, Netflix has built a binge-worthy employer brand from the ground up. Known as WeAreNetflix across Twitter,...