Talent on Tap Articles

  • 3 Tactics to Nail Sourcing and Outreach, According to LinkedIn’s Head of Recruiting

    April 24, 2019

    In professional sports, Brendan Browne would be called a “player-coach.” As the Global Head of Talent Acquisition at LinkedIn, he doesn’t just lead his team — Brendan still has a hand in the recruiting game. And with years of experience under his belt, he has some clear ideas about best practices for sourcing. “Every year, I do a couple of exec searches,”...

  • LinkedIn’s Head of Recruiting Shares His Tips for Setting Realistic Hiring Timelines

    February 28, 2019

    The need for speed. It’s one of the two things typically driving hiring managers and it can collide, painfully, with the other one: finding a quality candidate. Brendan Browne, the head of global recruiting at LinkedIn, sees this clash all the time and calls it “a universal challenge in recruiting.” It starts, Brendan says, “when the hiring manager is feeling...

  • LinkedIn’s Head of Recruiting Weighs In on the Top Talent Trends for 2019

    February 5, 2019

    We recently asked 5,000 talent acquisition and HR professionals around the world to help us identify the major trends that will shape their work this year. Those survey results became the basis for LinkedIn’s just published Global Talent Trends 2019, which highlights these 4 major trends:   To get an insider's perspective on these trends, we looked to Brendan...

  • How Microsoft Uses This One Type of Data to Get Ahead of...

    November 20, 2018

    Whatever your role — sourcing, recruiting, assessment, onboarding — there’s pressure on you to do it well. So consider the role of...

  • How Strong Values Give Levi Strauss Recruiters a Leg Up on ...

    October 16, 2018

    Levi Strauss and Company has one of the most storied brands on the planet, its blue jeans having been worn by celebrities from James...

  • 3 Tactics That Will Help You Successfully Close Candidates,...

    September 13, 2018

    Having your job offer shot down is like having a marriage proposal nixed—both mark the end of an unsuccessful courtship that will...