Recruiting Strategy Articles

  • 10 of the Most Successful Business Leaders Share Their Secret to Discovering Great Talent

    February 17, 2020

    Ray Kroc, the man who grew McDonald’s into the hugely successful global franchise it is today, famously said, “You’re only as good as the people you hire.” Ray was right: No one builds a great company alone. That’s why successful business leaders know that finding exceptional talent is the key to ensuring their companies thrive. To help you follow in the...

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    Make Internal Hiring a Success by Avoiding These 5 Pitfalls

    February 5, 2020

    One of the most important developments in talent acquisition is completely OG, an old-school idea with some interesting new wrinkles. LinkedIn’s brand-new Global Talent Trends 2020 report cites internal hiring as one of the four trends that will reshape talent acquisition in the years to come. With the talent market historically tight, recruiting teams have...

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    The 3 Strategies X, the Moonshot Factory Uses to Find Candidates Who Will Change the World

    December 12, 2019

    When Rachel Williams joined X, the Moonshot Factory (formerly Google X) earlier this year as the head of equity, inclusion, and diversity talent acquisition, she quickly realized that this wasn’t going to be like anything she’d done before. She’d spent more than a decade in the talent space, but the corporate environments she’d previously worked in were nothing...

  • Generalist vs Specialist: Which Kind of Recruiter Should...

    November 12, 2019

    There’s a saying in certain circles that Java is to JavaScript as car is to carpet. It’s a phrase developers often use to explain...

  • Why You Might Need to Reverse Your Hiring Strategy

    August 28, 2019

    Early in my career, I had the good fortune to work as a financial analyst for a Fortune 50 company. During a meeting where the...

  • The Latest Trend in the NBA: Recruit Your Own Teammates ...

    July 24, 2019

    ESPN.com called it “the wildest NBA week ever,” the first few days of the free-agent signing period earlier this month. Superstars...