Community Voices Articles

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    Recruiters Share Their Top Priorities for 2021

    January 13, 2021

    Between sudden hiring slowdowns and ramp-ups, the meteoric rise of remote work, and a heightened emphasis on diversity, the world of talent acquisition underwent some major changes in 2020 that are still creating ripples today. To find out exactly how the role of the recruiter has evolved, John Vlastelica and his team at Recruiting Toolbox recently posed a...

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    Diversity Recruiting Efforts Won’t Significantly Improve Until We Address These 2 Barriers

    January 12, 2021

    Listen, I support diversity, but I gotta get this sales position filled asap — it’s killing me to have this territory uncovered.” — Sales Hiring Manager I appreciate the value of diversity, really, but we’ve had years of success hiring against this profile. We know that people from [brand company, pedigreed school] do better here — they’re predictably good hires...

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    Here’s What Talent Leaders Are Focused on Right Now

    November 30, 2020

    The talent community has never been tighter. While the pandemic hit talent professionals hard, forcing many to pursue new career paths, this adversity has also brought people together. From helping each other land new jobs to sharing best practices with peers at other companies, recruiters and talent leaders are eager to compare notes and make the most of a...

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    What Would Your Hiring Managers Say if Candidates Asked...

    November 4, 2020

    I’m excited. Excited because — despite everything that’s challenging about 2020 — my team and I are seeing many more companies move...

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    Why Recruiters Can Lead the Charge Against the Unemployment...

    October 29, 2020

    The world of hiring has changed a ton over the last two decades. We have gone from paper resumes in file cabinets to LinkedIn profiles...

  • 10 Ways to Reduce Interviewer Bias

    October 14, 2020

    In my 45+ years as a recruiter, one of the many things I’ve learned is that strangers get a bad deal when it comes to being accurately...