Talent on Tap Articles

  • Photo of man working on drone at Google X

    The 3 Strategies X, the Moonshot Factory Uses to Find Candidates Who Will Change the World

    December 12, 2019

    When Rachel Williams joined X, the Moonshot Factory (formerly Google X) earlier this year as the head of equity, inclusion, and diversity talent acquisition, she quickly realized that this wasn’t going to be like anything she’d done before. She’d spent more than a decade in the talent space, but the corporate environments she’d previously worked in were nothing...

  • How Your AI-Driven Recruiting Software Could Lead to Legal Trouble Instead of Better Candidates

    November 19, 2019

    The road to the courtroom can be paved with good intentions, says Jaimi Kerr, a director of employment law for LinkedIn. Jaimi says that as recruiters and hiring managers navigate the ever-changing topography of AI-driven tools, they need to understand what the law has to say about it. In a conversation with Brendan Browne, LinkedIn’s global head of talent...

  • 4 Important (and Sometimes Difficult) Steps Leaders Must Take to Create a More Diverse and Inclusive Team

    November 5, 2019

    Creating a truly diverse and inclusive company isn’t just about hiring a broad range of people. It’s also about creating a culture in which every one of those people can bring their “A” game and contribute to the company’s success — and leaders play an integral role in that. “The culture that you want starts with the leadership that you have,” says Uzo Akotaobi,...

  • LinkedIn’s Head of Recruiting Shares the Checklist His Team...

    July 18, 2019

    You already know intake meetings are important — it’s your chance to get clear on the role you are hiring for and set yourself up for...

  • LinkedIn’s Head of Diversity Shares Her Playbook for...

    June 5, 2019

    Rosanna Durruthy says that diversity is often seen as a series of checklists: Do this, do that, and then do more of this. But as the...

  • 3 Tactics to Nail Sourcing and Outreach, According to...

    April 24, 2019

    In professional sports, Brendan Browne would be called a “player-coach.” As the Global Head of Talent Acquisition at LinkedIn, he...