Recruiting Strategy Articles

  • “Snaplications” Are a Thing: How Companies Like McDonald's and Grubhub Are Using Snapchat to recruit

    June 15, 2017

    20 times a day. That’s how often Snapchat users age 25 and under are checking the app. Safe to say, “snaps” and “stories” have become a big part of people's lives. This is especially true for younger “digital natives,” or Generation Z — the post-millennials generation just now entering the workforce. According to a study, 81% use Snapchat every month, and 39%...

  • How the Best Candidates Want to be Hired

    June 6, 2017

    In a recent post, I made the contention that too many companies design their hiring processes around the needs of active candidates who have the skills and experiences listed on the job description. Since fewer than one in 150 candidates who apply actually have these skills, this seems like a lot of work for hoping a qualified person applies. I suggest a totally...

  • Mastering This Recruiting Skill Means You’ll Never Lose Your Job to a Robot

    May 25, 2017

    Recently, there’s been talk about robots replacing recruiters in the not so distant future. “People not in recruiting think recruiters are just going to go away,” says Brendan Browne, LinkedIn’s VP of Global Talent Acquisition. But, according to him that’s not going to happen. Why? Because recruiters have one particular tool that can make all the difference. And...

  • Focusing on This One Step in Your Hiring Process Will Help ...

    May 17, 2017

    In a recent post, I provided an overview of the How Hiring Process Impacts Performance matrix shown below. It demonstrates the concept...

  • LinkedIn’s Head of Recruiting Shares Why Storytelling is a ...

    May 11, 2017

    Pat Wadors, LinkedIn’s CHRO, remembers when she was first recruited by Brendan Browne, LinkedIn’s Head of Recruiting. What she...

  • The NBA’s Andre Iguodala on What It Takes to Recruit Talent...

    May 2, 2017

    With the NBA playoffs underway, the juggernaut Golden State Warriors are among the favorites to win it all once again. After winning...