Recruiting Tips Articles

  • Candidates Must Answer Yes to These 10 Questions Before You Ever Make an Offer

    March 19, 2019

    Whether a person will accept a job offer, reject it, or back out later should never come as a surprise. Any surprise factor can be avoided as long as you follow some fundamental recruiting techniques. The most important: Never make an offer you’re not absolutely sure will be accepted. Underlying this rule is the need to test every component of an offer to...

  • The 7 Questions That Will Take Your Reference Calls From Routine to Revealing

    February 6, 2019

    What question do you always ask when checking references for someone you’re considering hiring? Let’s say you’re going to hire a modern marketing leader, someone who will be paid around 250k a year. And let’s say you anticipate them staying for 3 years. That’s a spend of 750k – a pretty big number. Your due diligence on your top candidates should go beyond a...

  • How to Build a Personal Brand That Will Impress Even Oprah

    January 10, 2019

    When you hear the name Oprah Winfrey, several things spring to mind: her “favorite things,” her book club, and most importantly her openness and empathy. That’s because Oprah’s personal branding game is on point. She’s worked hard to shape the way she’s perceived and developed positive associations with her name. “Even if you’re not a fan of Oprah, her brand is...

  • 3 Talent Lessons from One of the Best Books of the Year

    December 27, 2018

    Tara Westover grew up the youngest of seven children in a survivalist family that shunned doctors and hospitals, all forms of...

  • The Most Popular LinkedIn Recruiting Stories of 2018

    December 21, 2018

    2018, it’s been real. And it’s been busy – especially for talent professionals. With quit rates reaching a 17-year-high in the U.S.,...

  • The Best 5 Books to Give a Recruiter for the...

    December 17, 2018

    Whether you’re looking for a gift for a co-worker or just want to treat yourself this holiday season, these books will make the...