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  • Mandatory Paternity Leave: The Next Must-Have Benefit?

    December 6, 2018

    The most intriguing idea in corporate benefits is not onsite nap rooms, workplace yoga, or unlimited paid vacation. It’s mandatory paternity leave, a practice that means new dads don’t just have the option to take time off, they have to stay home with the new baby. This concept has gained some traction in Scandinavia but not much elsewhere. In many countries,...

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  • Why You Should Hire Strangers the Same Way You Hire People You Know

    December 5, 2018

    I find it puzzling that we hire and promote people we know based on their past performance while we hire strangers based on their level of skills, experiences, academic background and the quality of their presentation skills and personality. In fact, hiring strangers involves a totally different, less effective and fundamentally flawed process than hiring...

  • Why This French Agency Tried “The Voice” Style Interviews—and Then Ditched Them

    December 4, 2018

    If you are feeling the pinch of the labor market, why not bring in some TV glitz to spice things up and attract talent? That’s what Pôle emploi, France’s federal employment agency, had in mind when some of its branches began modeling their interviews after auditions on the TV show The Voice. On the show, four famous performers serve as judges. They keep their...

  • The 10 Most Important LinkedIn Talent Product Updates of...

    December 3, 2018

    This year has probably been the most demanding in your career in terms of in finding, attracting and retaining top talent. The talent...

  • The 10 Must-Read Articles for Recruiters This Week

    November 30, 2018

    In case you need a stimulating read, here’s a great list for you. We took a look through some of the best articles published this past...

  • 12 Jobs You’ll Be Recruiting for in 2030

    November 29, 2018

    Some 85% of the jobs that today’s students will be doing in 2030 haven’t been invented yet. The big question for talent acquisition...