Talent Leadership Articles

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    3 Major Culture Risks When Hiring at Scale — and How to Address Them

    May 5, 2021

    Many of us are going through growth spurts now, and many of us are hiring recruiters as well as new teams into work-from-anywhere roles or into new geographies. This is great. Scaling up is generally fun — we’re changing lives. But it doesn’t come without risk. I want to talk about how we can mitigate three major risks as we scale up. New people hiring new...

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    No Need for the 9-5: How PwC Successfully Built a Culture of Work Flexibility

    April 15, 2021

    Back in 2019, 72% of talent professionals said that work flexibility would be very important to the future of recruiting and HR. COVID-19 pushed that prediction to fruition much sooner than anyone could have anticipated. Today, 73% of workers want flexible remote work options to continue after the immediate need has passed, and 70% of managers say they’re more...

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    How Capital One Holds Itself Accountable on Diversity and Inclusion

    April 12, 2021

    When Shavonne Gordon, pictured above, took the job as head of Capital One’s diversity recruiting in 2014, it was a time, she says, “when the tech industry got called to the carpet for not having enough Black and Hispanic workers.” Shavonne knew the tech world. She started her career with Capital One as a systems and database analyst. Now, as vice president of...

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    3 Key Insights on the Future of Work from LinkedIn’s...

    April 1, 2021

    Energy was in the virtual air on Tuesday as thousands of talent professionals from around the globe joined Forward, a LinkedIn Live...

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    How to Tune in to Forward: LinkedIn's Virtual Event on the ...

    March 29, 2021

    There’s no feeling quite like the one you get after attending a particularly inspirational conference. You know the one — you feel...

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    Brendan Browne Looks Back on 10 Years as LinkedIn’s Head of...

    March 25, 2021

    When Brendan Browne joined LinkedIn in 2010 to lead talent acquisition, the company had fewer than a thousand employees, recruited in...