Talent Leadership Articles

  • How an Interviewer Scorecard Has Increased the Quality of Feedback and Reduced the Time to Hire

    September 23, 2019

    Everyone in talent acquisition seems focused on interview questions, but the real art of interviewing is in knowing what to make of the answers, to quickly determine if a candidate has the insight and aptitude to be a success in your open position. The Product team at LinkedIn recently set out to understand who their star interviewers are (and how to develop...

  • 3 Reasons Why People Analytics Should Be a Priority for Every HR Team

    August 27, 2019

    We’ve run the numbers and the results suggest that it’s time for HR professionals to add data analytics to their tool belts, if they haven’t done so already. One of the findings shared in LinkedIn’s The Rise of Analytics in HR: An Era of Talent Intelligence is that over the last five years there has been a threefold increase in North American HR professionals...

  • Here’s How Your Word Choices Could Affect Hiring Gender-Diverse Talent

    July 31, 2019

    Currently, over 50,000 job descriptions on LinkedIn include the word “aggressive.” Whether to highlight sales goals, describe the workplace, or suggest the kind of attributes they’re looking for in a candidate.  New research from LinkedIn shows that using “aggressive” could discourage almost half of women from applying to your job. That’s right, language matters...

  • Why — and How — Your Company Should Embrace Older Workers

    July 17, 2019

    More than half of Americans over the age of 50 are being pushed out of their jobs, long before they’re ready to retire, according to a...

  • 3 Ways to Promote Gender Diversity in the C-Suite

    June 27, 2019

    We recently reviewed thousands of company profiles on LinkedIn and one finding made us pause.  According to the data, companies with...

  • The U.S. Women’s Soccer Team is Fighting for Another World ...

    June 6, 2019

    As the quadrennial World Cup opens tomorrow in Paris, the U.S. women’s soccer team arrives as the defending champ, the pretournament...