Samantha McLaren

Posts by Samantha McLaren

  • 3 Insights About This Year’s New Grads — and What They Mean for Your Company

    July 2, 2019

    It’s summer, and you know what that means — a new crop of bright-eyed, bushy-tailed graduates have thrown their caps in the air and are turning their full attention to the job market.  For anyone planning on hiring these new graduates, it’s important to know as much as possible about them. The 2019 LinkedIn Grads Guide to Getting Hired contains many insights and...

  • 5 Ways to Recognize and Delight Your Employees

    July 1, 2019

    Employees who don’t feel recognized for doing great work are twice as likely to be job hunting and 34% more likely to leave their current company within a year. And it’s easy to understand why — even if you enjoy your job, feeling like no one values your work can be discouraging, to say the least.  Luckily, recognizing employees doesn’t need to require a big...

  • 5 Ways Companies Celebrate Pride All Year Long – and Show LGBTQ+ Employees They Care

    June 25, 2019

    For the LGBTQ+ community, Pride Month is an opportunity to celebrate being who you are and loving who you love. Celebrated in June in many countries to commemorate the 1969 Stonewall riots in New York City that helped catalyze the LGBTQ+ rights movement, Pride also serves an important reminder that the battle for acceptance and inclusion is far from over.  This...

  • 4 Tips for Writing Better Job Posts (Plus Before and After ...

    June 20, 2019

    You have about 14 seconds to grab a candidate’s attention with your job posts. But the uncomfortable truth is, many job posts are not...

  • How to Grab Candidates’ Attention With Your InMails,...

    June 19, 2019

    Every talent professional has a “one that got away” story — that perfect candidate that just seemed to slip through their fingers. But...

  • Launching a Diversity and Inclusion Program Isn’t Enough – ...

    June 18, 2019

    In a recent study of 16,500 employees from companies around the world, the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) found that half of all...