Samantha McLaren

Posts by Samantha McLaren

  • 5 Unexpected Job Perks That Make a Meaningful Impact on Employees' Lives

    April 30, 2018

    From free food to unlimited vacation time and even customized portraits, companies have many perks to keep employees happy and give themselves a competitive edge. But recently, more and more companies have started taken their perks in a more personal direction, offering benefits that will have a long-lasting impact on employees’ lives and wellbeing. This...

  • This Candidate Created a Rap Video for a Job Application and You Need to See It

    April 24, 2018

    You've heard of candidates bringing cupcakes to their job interview or even sending their resume in the form of a candy bar. But, copywriter Chase Zreet might be the first candidate ever to send in a rap music video for his job application. Chase knew that if he really wanted to work on the Sprite account at the New York-based ad agency, Wieden+Kennedy, he would...

  • The Super Effective Interview Technique You’re Overlooking

    April 23, 2018

    The traditional interview has always been the go-to staple for hiring. And recently, we surveyed over 9,000 talent leaders and hiring managers across the globe and asked them which interview methods they find most effective. Here’s what they said: While these results aren’t shocking, what did surprise us is how underutilized work assignments are. Only 32% of...

  • Every Recruiter Has at Least One of These 5 Superpowers

    April 17, 2018

    As a recruiter, you’re constantly using your intuition, gadgets, and skills to save companies from a shortage of talent—and help...

  • How Southwest Airlines Built a Stand-Out Employer Brand in ...

    April 11, 2018

    A great employer brand has the power to attract the best talent. But building that brand doesn’t happen overnight. And, it doesn’t...

  • 5 Innovative Ways to Find Digitally-Savvy Talent When It’s ...

    April 5, 2018

    It seems like technology can solve almost everything these days—from eliminating the hassle of lines with cashierless stores to...