Recruiting Tips Articles

  • What Is Talent Acquisition?

    March 21, 2018

    Defining Talent Acquisition Recruiters, sourcers, HR professionals, hiring managers. Combined, these powerhouse functions make up Talent acquisition (TA) — the organizational task of, quite simply, finding the right person for the job. In a corporate setting, it’s often placed under the human resources (HR) umbrella, and involves sourcing, attracting,...

  • The Simple Phrase LinkedIn’s Head of Recruiting Uses to Grab Candidates' Attention

    March 7, 2018

    As a recruiter, you've likely had the experience of having a candidate “go dark.” Maybe they didn’t call you back or they failed to send something they promised to send. Understandably, this made you concerned. Did this mean they weren’t serious about the job? Did they lose interest? Or did something personal come up? According to Brendan Browne, LinkedIn’s VP...

  • 4 Follow-up Email Templates Every Recruiter Should Have Handy

    March 5, 2018

    One of the quickest and easiest ways to improve your candidate experience is to maintain regular, transparent communication with all of your candidates. When you make an effort to send warm messages throughout the hiring process, it makes the candidate feel respected and appreciated. Even more, it reflects well on your company culture and employer brand. While...

  • The Best Technical Interview of All Time for Non-Techies

    February 14, 2018

    Last week, I was talking with a senior technical director who handles major defense contracts for advanced weapon systems. He lamented...

  • Stacy Zapar’s Secret Sauce: 9 Ingredients to Recruiting...

    February 6, 2018

    With 20 years of recruiting experience, Stacy Zapar has a lot of tricks up her sleeve when it comes to finding and hiring great talent...

  • 8 Quotes From Talent Leaders That Will Help Prepare You for...

    January 8, 2018

    It’s 2018. A new year and a new chance to hone your recruiting skills. That’s why it’s the perfect time to look back at all the...