Employee Referrals Articles

  • The Simple Way Pinterest is Becoming More Diverse: They Challenged Their Employees

    February 22, 2016

    Pinterest wants to hire more women and minority engineers. Pinterest also wants to get a lot of employee referrals. And therein lies a potential paradox. Pinterest, like many companies, has a tech workforce that’s predominately male and predominantly white or Asian. As of July of 2015, 79% of their tech workers were male and the majority were either white or...

  • 6 Creative Ways Companies Keep Their Referral Programs Top-of-Mind

    January 25, 2016

    As a recruiter, you’re well acquainted with your company’s employee referral program. Unfortuntalely, that makes you unique. The truth is, most employees have limited knowledge of their company’s referral program. And when they do, they likely aren’t informed about what positions are open at the company, aside from ones on their team. This is a problem, since...

  • 4 Steal-Worthy Secrets of Top Employee Referral Programs

    January 13, 2016

    A great employee referral program is to recruiters what a family member willing to babysit the kids is to parents: it just makes life easier. Instead of your recruiting team having to go out and recruit someone great for each and every role, your entire workforce helps out and brings great talent to your doorstep. And, on top of that, studies show referred hires...

  • Data Shows Why You Need to Invest in Employee Referrals ...

    December 7, 2015

    If you want to make one investment next year to increase your quality of hire and retention rates, then consider investing in your...

  • 5 Ways LinkedIn Referrals Will Improve the Way You Hire

    November 24, 2015

    Data shows that most professionals have found their job through a referral from their network. Companies, on their end, share that a...

  • Recruiters - Want to Impress Your Boss? Get More Employee...

    November 16, 2015

    Recently, we surveyed nearly 4,000 talent acquisition leaders across the globe and asked them what their priorities are for 2016....