Recruiting Strategy Articles

  • How to Close More Candidates by Preventing Job Hopping Syndrome

    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 the economy heats up, people switch jobs for the wrong reasons and catch ‘job hopping syndrome.’" In a few days, more than 150,000 people read the message. It’s obviously an important topic. The detailed post that followed explained...

  • You May Be Overlooking One in Three Candidates—Here’s How to Change That

    July 16, 2018

    73.5 million people in the U.S. alone have a criminal record. To put that in perspective, that’s one in three working-age adults, convicted for everything from fishing without a license to teenage traffic violations (and serious crimes too, of course). That record can follow a person around for decades, even if they’ve turned their life around. And if your...

  • Why Podcasts Might Be the Recruitment Tool You’re Missing Out On

    July 12, 2018

    One in three applicants for an entry-level job is unqualified. That’s a lot of resumes to sift through to find someone great. And if a job posting is attracting more unqualified applicants than usual—say, because of an ineffective job description—then you might be missing your mark completely. This was a problem that the city government of Edmonton, Canada knew...

  • 3 Innovative Ways That Companies Are Making Their...

    July 10, 2018

    We’ve all been there: starting a job application and giving up halfway through. Maybe we realized we weren’t as qualified as we...

  • These Sales Techniques Can Help You Recruit Stronger...

    June 20, 2018

    My company does a lot of work helping organizations find outstanding salespeople. Because of that, I’ve personally become very...

  • Why Inbound Recruiting Will Soon be History

    June 6, 2018

    In a previous post on LinkedIn’s Talent Blog, I offered a semi-futuristic version of a recruiter competency model. In a more recent...