Samantha McLaren

Posts by Samantha McLaren

  • How One CEO Responded to a Mother Crying at Work — and What Companies Can Take Away From His Story

    September 12, 2019

    A little compassion goes a long way. That’s what Bernie Reifkind, CEO of executive search firm Premier Search, Inc., discovered after he came into the office to find an employee sobbing at her desk early one morning. Clearly exhausted, the woman told him she’d been up all night with her sick child.  Surprised, Bernie asked her why she’d come in. The employee’s...

  • How to Build a Candidate Pipeline in 9 Steps

    September 3, 2019

    In the past, recruiting was always, by and large, a reactive game. Circumstances changed, roles opened up, and recruiters were tasked with filling the gaps.  But that’s changed a lot in recent years. Today, forward-thinking teams are adopting a more proactive approach to recruiting — thinking actively about their company’s future hiring needs and what they can...

  • Netflix’s Employer Branding Lead Shares the Secrets to Building a Winning Brand from the Ground Up

    August 19, 2019

    After working with Netflix while doing corporate fundraising for the Los Angeles LGBT Center, Amir Moini knew it was the company he wanted to work for. “What I noticed about Netflix is that they went above and beyond with everything,” he says. “I also read the culture memo at the time, and seeing it come to life through the employees was really telling for me.”...

  • How to Create a Diverse Talent Pipeline: 4 Tips from...

    August 7, 2019

    Despite lofty promises to improve workforce diversity across every industry, progress has been slow — and fatigue seems to be setting...

  • 12 Sourcing Tactics That Will Help You Find Exceptional ...

    August 1, 2019

    Sourcing can sometimes feel like searching for a needle in a haystack. There are countless great candidates out there, but finding the...

  • 10 Reasons Candidates Drop Out of Your Hiring Process — and...

    July 22, 2019

    There’s been a 20% increase in job seekers dropping out of the hiring process over the past year, according to the Washington Post....