Talent on Tap Articles

  • LinkedIn's Head of TA Shares How Recruiting Teams Can Effectively Navigate Economic Downturns

    May 27, 2020

    In 2010, Harvard Business Review published research that examined how companies fared in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crash. And the results may come as a surprise: The companies that cut costs fastest and deepest were less likely to succeed in the long run than those that struck the right balance between investing and streamlining. For Brendan Browne,...

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    How Recruiters Can Stay Resilient in a Crisis, According to LinkedIn’s Head of TA

    April 30, 2020

    Over the course of his career, Brendan Browne, LinkedIn’s head of recruiting, has faced multiple economic downturns, from the dot-com bust of the late 1990s to the aftermath of 9/11 and the financial crash of 2008. And the one thing that has helped him get through each of those periods as a recruiter is relationships — both with candidates and what he calls his...

  • Tips for Managing a Remote Workforce During Coronavirus — and Beyond

    March 11, 2020

    Many companies are asking their employees to work remotely in an effort to slow down the spread of coronavirus and preserve the health and safety of their people. This change creates a new set of challenges for managers to support and stay connected with their newly remote workforce, so LinkedIn and the community are here to help. Recently we spoke with GitLab,...

  • How to Build Diversity and Inclusion into Your Company’s...

    February 19, 2020

    While the conversation around diversity and inclusion (D&I) has come a long way in recent years, the biggest challenge that chief...

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    LinkedIn’s Head of Recruiting Shares His Thoughts on the...

    January 28, 2020

    The dawn of a new decade often ushers in major change. And we’re not just talking fashion and technology — recruiting and HR are...

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    LinkedIn’s Head of Recruiting Shares His Take on What the...

    December 19, 2019

    Recruiting is evolving — and fast. To gain a clearer picture of what’s to come, we recently surveyed more than 2,800 recruiting...