Recruiting Tips Articles

  • 7 Recruiting and HR Leaders Give Career Advice to Their 23-Year-Old Selves

    September 17, 2018

    Twenty-three is an awkward age for most. You’re definitely not a kid anymore, but not quite considered an adult either. You’ve got your whole life and career ahead of you—and that can be as daunting as it is exciting. Navigating a career in the fast-paced world of recruiting and human resources is tough and missteps are inevitable. And who could blame you? At 23...

  • 10 Ideas That Will Help You Reinvent Your Hiring Process — and Make Better Hires

    September 5, 2018

    To be 20% better, all you have to do is be more efficient doing what you’re now doing. To be 100% better, you have to start over. You've probably heard that there were 6.7 million job openings in July 2018, which exceeded the number of people looking for work, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Yet despite this, every job board says it can deliver these...

  • How to Improve Quality of Hire by Changing the Way You Source Candidates

    August 22, 2018

    Maximizing quality of hire and spending less money at the same time may seem impossible, but it isn’t. It all comes down to allocating a company’s recruiting budget based on the channels that produce the best candidates. Just take a look at the graphic below, which shows quality of hire by sourcing channel: The data behind the chart (more details) reveals the...

  • Reinventing Hiring Based on How the Best People Find New...

    August 8, 2018

    This past month, I talked with a dozen companies about their hiring challenges. They were the exact same challenges a dozen different...

  • What Your Company Can Do to Tap Into an Enormous (and...

    August 7, 2018

    Imagine if we created a hiring process that eliminated the chance to offer a job to anyone whose last name started with a letter in...

  • 11 Questions You Should Ask When Doing Reference Checks

    August 6, 2018

    To the list of things that people either love or hate—Taylor Swift, cats, Nicolas Cage, cilantro—we can safely add reference checks....