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    How LinkedIn Is Training Its Recruiters to Champion Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging

    January 19, 2021

    Moving diversity, inclusion, and belonging (DIBs) efforts forward is a top priority for many talent professionals this year, including the team at LinkedIn. In fact, championing DIBs is one of the 12 functional and foundational competencies outlined in the LinkedIn talent acquisition team’s Book of Recruiter Competencies, known as the BoRC for short. “We built...

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    How LinkedIn’s Recruiting Leaders Are Helping Their Teams Become Strategic Advisors

    December 3, 2020

    Recently, LinkedIn’s talent acquisition team unveiled the Book of Recruiter Competencies (known affectionately as the BoRC for short). A list of 12 functional and foundational competencies that all LinkedIn recruiters should aspire to, the BoRC is designed to equip the team with the tools they need to thrive in a changing recruiting landscape. And in the latest...

  • Quote from the Future of Recruiting Report from Lauren Gardner (Microsoft’s Corporate Vice President of Global Talent Acquisition)  “Recruiters have to be able to answer questions on culture. They have to be able to answer questions about the company’s stance on diversity. They have to teach leaders and managers how to think more broadly about their own choices and coach them to gravitate not towards who they ‘like’ but who adds to the organization.”

    Microsoft’s Head of Recruiting Shares Her Take on the Future of Hiring

    November 10, 2020

    Predicting the future right now might feel impossible — after all, who could have predicted everything that 2020 had in store for us? But leaders still need to look ahead and prepare for what comes next, and that’s particularly true in the talent space. That’s why we recently interviewed over 20 talent leaders, surveyed over 1,500 talent professionals, analyzed...

  • 12 Competencies Shared by Exceptional Recruiters, According...

    October 15, 2020

    The role of the recruiter has evolved a lot over the past decade, shifting from largely transactional to highly strategic. Recruiting...

  • LinkedIn's Head of TA Shares How Recruiting Teams Can...

    May 27, 2020

    In 2010, Harvard Business Review published research that examined how companies fared in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crash....

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    How Recruiters Can Stay Resilient in a Crisis, According to...

    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...