Recruiting Tips Articles

  • 12 Competencies Shared by Exceptional Recruiters, According to LinkedIn’s Recruiting Leaders

    October 15, 2020

    The role of the recruiter has evolved a lot over the past decade, shifting from largely transactional to highly strategic. Recruiting professionals now have a real opportunity to strategically advise the business on talent matters, rather than just writing down what their hiring managers want. This is exciting, but it also requires recruiters to develop...

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    10 Things Recruiters Used to Believe — But Don't Anymore

    August 12, 2020

    In any profession, your perspective on your work will change as your career advances. In a field like recruiting, which is surrounded by myths and misconceptions, that change can be akin to coming out of the Matrix and realizing that the world is very different from what you believed. For proof, just look at the comments on a recent LinkedIn post by John...

  • Quote: the more your know about the past, the better prepared you are for the future -Theodore Roosevelt

    6 Things Recruiters Can Learn From Past Recessions

    August 6, 2020

    Most experts agree we’re in a recession. COVID-19 has slowed the economy just like the mortgage crisis did in 2007 and the dot-com bust did in 2001. During those times, like today, many organizations laid off workers, cut salaries, and froze hiring — whatever it took to weather the financial storm. For recruiters, these times can be unsettling. Slower hiring can...

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    Talented LinkedIn Alumni Looking for New Opportunities

    August 4, 2020

    Our talent has always been our top operating priority and we invest in growing the skills and experience of our team at LinkedIn. We...

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    How Recruiters Can Drive Diversity Efforts

    July 28, 2020

    The entire recruiting and staffing industry has been upended in the past few months. Live recruiting events and conferences have been...

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    4 Clues That You’re About to Make a Bad-Hiring Decision

    July 8, 2020

    The cost of your company’s bad hiring decisions can be staggering. To calculate this cost, I tell my clients to add the first-year...