Recruiting Tips Articles

  • 5 Ways You Can Influence Candidates and Hiring Managers, Based on Dale Carnegie's Famous Book

    October 11, 2017

    Dale Carnegie published How to Win Friends and Influence People in 1936, and eighty-some years later, it’s still a bestseller, influencing everyone from sales people to Warren Buffett to, of course, recruiters. Dale’s classic teaches his readers to become better leaders through the power of positivity, optimism, and genuine interest in others. But the book’s...

  • Pandora’s Head of Talent Shares How These 5 Lessons Shaped Her Career

    October 5, 2017

    When you look at Sarah Wagener’s career in recruiting and HR, it’s hard not to be impressed. She rose from a low-level IT recruiter to leadership positions at tech giants like Genentech and Facebook—and now leads talent at Pandora. All in all, total badass. But as glamorous as her journey looks from afar, it hasn’t been an easy or linear one. It’s been full of...

  • The 5 Steps Tim Gunn Uses to Mentor and Build Up Talent (and You Should Too)

    October 3, 2017

    Tim Gunn’s catchphrase from Project Runway, “make it work,” captures his style as a mentor: blunt, pragmatic, optimistic, and empowering. Whether you’re critiquing a contestant, instructing a hiring manager, or giving a candidate feedback, effective mentoring is an invaluable skill—and it’s one that Tim has honed over his entire career. Before he became a...

  • The Crucial Hiring Lesson That Sheryl Sandberg Learned From...

    September 25, 2017

    When Sheryl Sandberg interviewed for a job at eBay with then-CEO Meg Whitman, she didn’t have any experience in the tech industry. A...

  • The 4 Skills That Will Help You Stand Out as a Recruiter

    September 6, 2017

    Unemployment is at a 16-year low and job openings are at a record high, according to recent statistics from Bloomberg. While this is...

  • 10 Hiring Mistakes You Must Stop Making Right Now

    July 20, 2017

    Most recruiters I know are guilty of at least one of the hiring mistakes below. It’s not their fault, either: these bad habits have...