Recruiting Tips Articles

  • Recruiters Must Master These Critical High-Touch Skills to Stay Relevant

    November 6, 2019

    Recruiters can play a strategic role in any company, but too often their focus is filling jobs with a reasonably competent person at a reasonable cost in some reasonable timeframe. But as far as I’m concerned, this kind of hiring is an overhead function that can be automated with some combination of an ATS, a chat bot, and a robot. A more strategic recruiter, on...

  • How to Increase Quality of Hire by Only Sourcing Semi-finalists

    October 16, 2019

    Separating sourcing from recruiting never made a lot of sense to me. Many sourcers never even talk to candidates and just pass a list of names to a recruiter. But the best candidates, whether they’re active or passive job seekers, always have multiple opportunities and convincing them your opportunity is worth considering involves just as much recruiting as...

  • 8 Ways to Increase Collaboration Across Your Recruiting Team

    October 14, 2019

    Teamwork is more than just a nice idea — it has real, measurable results. For example, a Stanford study found that compared to working alone, people who work collaboratively stick to their task for 64% longer and are less fatigued, more engaged, and more successful. In fact, the researchers discovered that just the feeling of being part of a team can make people...

  • Double Your Productivity With These 6 Recruiting Tips

    October 2, 2019

    When I first became a recruiter, one big frustration was having hiring managers reject good people for bad reasons. When this happened...

  • 10 Ways to Avoid Making $100,000 Hiring Mistakes

    September 18, 2019

    Take a moment to consider the following: If your company hires 100 people in the next 12 months, that’s an annual increase in...

  • 10 Tips for Picking the Right LinkedIn Profile Picture 

    August 5, 2019

    Your profile picture is a key element of your LinkedIn presence. Our research shows that just having a picture makes your profile 14...