Recruiting Strategy Articles

  • 4 Tips for Creating a Hiring Process That’s More Accessible to Autistic Talent — and Why You Should

    September 10, 2018

    Christopher Pauley attacked the job market with a potent weapon: a bachelor’s degree from Cal Poly—San Luis Obispo’s highly regarded computer science program. Christopher had a purposeful approach to landing a job, keeping a detailed spreadsheet for each position for which he applied. But two years and more than 600 job applications later, Pauley was still...

  • 10 Ideas That Will Help You Reinvent Your Hiring Process — and Make Better Hires

    September 5, 2018

    To be 20% better, all you have to do is be more efficient doing what you’re now doing. To be 100% better, you have to start over. You've probably heard that there were 6.7 million job openings in July 2018, which exceeded the number of people looking for work, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Yet despite this, every job board says it can deliver these...

  • Walmart’s Employees Can Earn a Degree for $1 a Day—Here’s Why It Makes Sense

    August 9, 2018

    College tuition costs have ballooned over the years in the U.S., with the average cost of private college tuition reaching almost $35,000 for the 2017-18 school year. But for Walmart employees, a college degree may now cost only $1 a day. Announced in May, the new plan covers tuition, fees, and books for employees who’ve been with the company for at least 90...

  • Why the Best Candidates Rarely Become the Best Hires

    July 31, 2018

    I find the conventional wisdom when it comes to properly using AI and implementing a positive candidate experience fundamentally...

  • Why Some Companies Are Focusing on Recruiting Their Best...

    July 25, 2018

    When the team at Kraft realized that Velveeta, their processed cheese product, wasn’t growing as fast as they hoped, they took a look...

  • How to Close More Candidates by Preventing Job Hopping...

    July 18, 2018

    Two weeks ago, I posted the below image and message on LinkedIn:   “A new disease is on the horizon—and it's career threatening. As...