Talent Connect Articles

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    How to Be an Effective Listener

    November 25, 2020

    When Tatiana Kolovou had to put in a call to her daughter’s honors-level English teacher, she was surprised by what she heard: A teacher who sounded more like Kim Kardashian than William Shakespeare, and used words like “ya know” and “um” a lot. It turned her off. Whether it’s your kid’s teacher or a candidate you’re interviewing, a person speaking in that...

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    Pixar Animator Shares Secrets to Telling a Compelling (Company) Story

    November 23, 2020

    Once upon a time, there was a boy who grew up working at his family’s toy store. One day, he mustered up the courage to tell his parents that he wanted to leave the family business to be a Disney animator — but they said no. So he took over the toy store, got married, and had a son of his own. When his three-year-old handed him a drawing, he decided to start...

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    Call for Speakers: Share Your Story at Talent Connect 2020

    February 27, 2020

    If you and your team have cracked the code on hiring a battalion of software engineers in 30 days, if you’ve figured out how to build a diverse workforce at every level of your organization, or if you’ve developed a foolproof assessment tool for critical candidates, we’ve got the perfect stage from which to share your tale. We’re looking for action-oriented...

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    5 Ways to Be a More Innovative Recruiter, According to...

    February 26, 2020

    When CEOs around the world are polled about the biggest challenges facing their business, personnel issues top the list — whether that...

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    3 Steps for Writing More Compelling Job Ads That Will 'Hook...

    February 4, 2020

    You may be familiar with the statistic that candidates spend an average of 14 seconds looking at a job description before deciding...

  • Are We Approaching a Hiring Revolution?

    December 30, 2019

    It was an exciting few days at this year’s Talent Connect. It’s always a great time to take stock of the latest trends, technology and...