Recruiting Strategy Articles

  • Job Auditions Are the Hot New Way to Assess Potential Hires—Here's How They Work

    November 16, 2017

    You put a lot of energy into making the most out of candidate interviews—from creating a clear interview strategy and testing soft skills to making sure candidates have all the info they need. But the truth is that no matter how great your interview process is, it won't always tell you everything you need to know about a candidate before you hire them. And, this...

  • 12 High Touch Ways to Win Over Passive Candidates

    November 15, 2017

    No one disputes the idea that if you want to raise quality of hire, you need to hire more passive candidates. But hiring more passive candidates involves an entirely different process than hiring active candidates. The most important step is having a job that represents a true career move. The second most important step is ensuring the prospect doesn’t opt out...

  • 5 Unique Recruiting Practices From Around the World

    November 9, 2017

    Every culture has its own way of doing things—and recruiting is no exception. While some strategies are universal, there’s also a diversity of tactics and practices unique to countries around the world. We’ve covered the world’s most unique jobs before—now we’re turning to the most unique recruiting practices. From handwriting analysis to secret meetings, here...

  • How to Reduce Cost Per Hire by 50%: A Strategy Inspired by ...

    October 10, 2017

    The other day, Elon Musk said the Tesla Model 3 is “'deep in production hell.”' He promised 1,500 cars for September 2017 but produced...

  • 10 Things That Still Puzzle Me After Recruiting for 45 Years

    September 28, 2017

    I’ve been thinking about hiring when I first become a hiring manager 45 years ago and 1,500 hires later (as a recruiter). Mostly I’ve...

  • 5 Things You Can Learn From the Daily Routines of...

    September 27, 2017

    A cup of coffee in the morning, a crossword to get the gears turning, a good book to relax at the end of the night—we all have our...