Recruiting Humor and Fun Articles

  • Candidate Shows Up for an Interview a Month Early: Eager or Oblivious?

    February 4, 2019

    The early bird catches the worm. At least, in most cases. Laura MacLean is a 21-year-old management and marketing student at Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen, Scotland. Recently, she landed an interview with Microsoft’s college recruitment team for a chance at a yearlong job with the tech giant. To prepare, Laura studied everything she could find on the...

  • 5 Recruiting Lessons From Your Favorite Holiday Movies (the Sequel)

    December 19, 2018

    From last-minute gift hunting to wrapping up work before the office closes, the holiday season can contain as much stress and chaos as it does magic and joy. And that’s especially true if you’re a recruiter trying to meet your year-end hiring goals, keep candidates engaged, plan for next year, and more. To keep your sanity, it's a good idea to take some you time...

  • What 5 Horror Movies Can Teach You About Hiring This Halloween

    October 31, 2018

    Whether you can’t wait to get into your costume today or plan on doing your best to avoid the holiday entirely, Halloween is upon us. And no matter how you feel about it, it’s a great excuse to kick back with a scary movie—and snack on all the candy that was meant for trick-or-treaters #NoJudgement. But as it turns out, some scary movies aren’t just scary—they...

  • I Love It When Candidates Do These 8 Things

    August 24, 2018

    Sit back, close your eyes and picture the perfect candidate in your mind. What are they like? What makes them perfect? Yes, obviously...

  • Every Recruiter Needs This CEO's Crude Hiring Catchphrase...

    June 5, 2018

    “Really take your time making this hire…” said no hiring manager ever. Every role you’re recruiting for needs to be filled ASAP. And...

  • This Candidate Created a Rap Video for a Job Application...

    April 24, 2018

    You've heard of candidates bringing cupcakes to their job interview or even sending their resume in the form of a candy bar. But,...