Future of Recruiting Articles

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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...

  • “Historically, recruiters have been creatures of habit. That’s helped them succeed at tasks like filling reqs, but it’s not what will elevate them in the future. The best recruiters will be curious and adaptable, with a learning mindset.” —Amy Schultz, Director of Talent Acquisition at LinkedIn

    5 Skills Every Recruiter Should Learn in 2020

    January 2, 2020

    It’s officially a New Year and, for many, that means it’s time for fresh starts and resolutions. That could mean anything from hitting the gym more, eating healthier, or maybe reading a title or two from that stack of books that’s been sitting on your bedside table.  And with LinkedIn data suggesting that the top priority for recruiters over the next five years...

  • Are We Approaching a Hiring Revolution?

    December 30, 2019

    It was an exciting few days at this year’s Talent Connect. It’s always a great time to take stock of the latest trends, technology and...

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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...

  • The Skills That Will Matter More for Recruiters in the...

    November 18, 2019

    In a new report from LinkedIn, The Future of Recruiting, we surveyed nearly 3,000 global talent professionals about the recruiting...