Samantha McLaren

Posts by Samantha McLaren

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    5 Ways to Keep Your Best Recruiters from Leaving

    January 15, 2020

    With competition for talent heating up, recruiters are becoming a hot commodity. In fact, demand for recruiting professionals has risen 63% since 2016, according to data from The Future of Recruiting Report.  This means companies will have to do more to retain their best recruiters if they want to compete for the talent they need. Unfortunately, while many...

  • Screenshot from The Future of Recruiting Report: Metrics that will matter less, include 1) Application-to-hire ration 2) Time to hire 3) Hiring manager satisfaction

    The Hiring Metrics That Will Matter More (and Less) This Year

    January 6, 2020

    It’s January, and your team is probably already thinking about how to optimize your hiring strategy for the New Year. And one way to do that is by adjusting the metrics that you track — ensuring you’re measuring what’s most important to your business.  Traditionally, most recruiting teams have focused on tactical metrics, like time to hire, that track their...

  • 5 Recruiting Lessons From Your Favorite Holiday Movies (the Sequel)

    December 26, 2019

    From last-minute gift hunting to wrapping up work before the office closes, the holiday season can contain as much stress and chaos as it does magic and joy. And that’s especially true if you’re a recruiter trying to meet your year-end hiring goals, keep candidates engaged, plan for next year, and more. To keep your sanity, it's a good idea to take some you time...

  • 12 Gifts Recruiters Really Want This Holiday Season

    December 20, 2019

    You appreciate your recruiters. They work hard to bring great talent to your organization — without them, your business probably...

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    LinkedIn’s Head of Recruiting Shares His Take on What the...

    December 19, 2019

    Recruiting is evolving — and fast. To gain a clearer picture of what’s to come, we recently surveyed more than 2,800 recruiting...

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    How to Get Started with Building Your People Analytics...

    December 17, 2019

    People analytics — the practice of gathering and analyzing workforce data to drive better decision making — is a growing trend in...