Inspiring Stories Articles

  • A Poem-Worthy Look Back at All the Ways Recruiters Crushed It in 2016

    December 7, 2016

    2016 is almost over -- and it most likely had a good amount of ups and downs (hopefully more of the former). However you’re feeling about the end of the year, one fact can’t be denied… recruiters, sourcers, recruiting coordinators and talent acquisition leaders have transformed businesses across the globe. The work you do has a profound impact on people’s lives....

  • Starbucks' Head of Talent Acquisition Urges Recruiters to Recognize Their Power to Lead Change

    October 27, 2016

    When John Phillips, the Head of Talent Acquisition at Starbucks, looks at his recruiting team he doesn’t see a group of people who are there to just find the world’s best talent and bring them inside the company. He sees a group of people who are there to lead change. This may sound lofty, but it’s part of a very conscious effort companies like Starbucks are...

  • A Look at the World’s Most Passionate Recruiter: Jim Harbaugh

    February 12, 2016

    There might not be another human being on earth more passionate about recruiting than Michigan Head Football Coach Jim Harbaugh. Harbaugh, who lives his life by the mantra “attack each day with an enthusiasm unknown to mankind,” has a…unique personality. A man known for pleated khakis and sideline histrionics (along with being an exceptional football coach), he’...

  • 9 Quotes That Will Inspire and Delight Any Recruiter

    February 5, 2016

    A great quote can change the world. A few hundred years ago, a man said, “All men are created equal,” and the world changed. Fifty...

  • Recruiters: Act Like a Pilot, Not a Taxi Driver

    October 23, 2015

    Screenwriter, executive coach, and standup comedian Deborah Frances-White had a simple message to recruiters in a speech at Talent...

  • The ‘Aha’ Moment That Changed Oprah’s Career

    October 21, 2015

    Earlier this month, LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner sat down with Oprah Winfrey and asked her if she had an “aha moment” that changed her...