Talent on Tap Articles

  • 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 generation – Generation Z – has similar wants and needs. But you know what they say about assuming…. And as it turns out, the two generations are very different. This is what father-son duo David Stillman and his now 18-year-old son...

  • The Best Way to Reject Candidates: 3 Tips from LinkedIn’s Head of Recruiting

    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 that delicate task is shaped less by his experience as a recruiter than by his time as a candidate. “Many moons ago, I was interviewing with a really cool company in San Francisco,” says Brendan, LinkedIn’s VP of Global Talent...

  • 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...

  • Why Canada's Biggest Bank Is Looking to a Tech Expert to...

    June 7, 2018

    The Royal Bank of Canada turned its talent operation over to a technology strategist last year. Surprising? Maybe—but it makes sense....

  • Why LinkedIn’s Head of Recruiting Never Interviews...

    May 17, 2018

    What’s the difference between an interview and an interrogation? Sometimes, not that much. They can both be nerve-racking exchanges in...