Talent on Tap Articles

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

    November 20, 2018

    Whatever your role — sourcing, recruiting, assessment, onboarding — there’s pressure on you to do it well. So consider the role of Justin Thenutai at Microsoft: He leads the Excellence team for Global Talent Acquisition. Nooo pressure there. His job? Simple. Find “talent that can change the world.” Justin’s Excellence team supports that huge ambition with...

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

    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 Dean and Marilyn Monroe to Barack Obama, Leonardo DiCaprio, and many more. Levi’s have starred in films and TV shows, songs and album covers (remember those?). The company invented riveted blue jeans in 1873. Today, Levi Strauss...

  • 3 Tactics That Will Help You Successfully Close Candidates, According to LinkedIn’s Head of Recruiting

    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 leave one party pretty bummed out (to say the least). There’s no doubt every recruiter wants to avoid this situation. And according to LinkedIn’s Head of Recruiting, Brendan Browne, it’s possible. You have to start by asking yourself:...

  • 5 Things Your Company Should Do to Prepare for Gen Z

    August 23, 2018

    There has been a lot of talk about millennials in the workplace over the past decade. And, it would be easy to assume that the next...

  • The Best Way to Reject Candidates: 3 Tips from LinkedIn’s...

    August 2, 2018

    Brendan Browne has had to tell hundreds of candidates that they would not be getting the job they interviewed for. But his approach to...

  • 3 Tips for Creating a Powerful Employee Value Proposition...

    June 21, 2018

    NBCUniversal and its storied brands get over a million job applications per year. That's a lot of options for its recruiting team. But...