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  • The 10 Must-Read Articles for Recruiters This Week

    January 10, 2020

    Finland’s new Prime Minister may push for a four-day workweek or a six-hour workday for the entire country. A former Head of International Relations explains why he left and how things have changed at the company with a “don’t be evil” motto. A top aide in Boris Johnson’s new government stirred up controversy by writing that he’s looking to hire “weirdos and...

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    The Most In-Demand Hard and Soft Skills of 2020

    January 9, 2020

    Recruiters have a front-row seat to the ever-changing mix of skills most prized by the business world. Understanding what those skills are early on can give you a leg up on the competition. And while the soft skills valued by companies tend to change gradually, the most sought-after hard skills evolve lickety-split, pushed largely by the relentless...

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    What Recruiters Can Do to Ensure Every Candidate Has a Fair Shot at the Interview

    January 7, 2020

    I've been thinking a lot about access. Specifically, the access some candidates have — or don't have — to information about interviewing process.  Some of us grew up knowing people who worked in big companies — our parents, our friends, our college professors. When our time came to interview for jobs, they could give us insights into what we’d likely be asked...

  • Screenshot from The Future of Recruiting Report: Metrics that will matter less, include 1) Application-to-hire ration 2) Time to hire 3) Hiring manager satisfaction

    The Hiring Metrics That Will Matter More (and Less) This...

    January 6, 2020

    It’s January, and your team is probably already thinking about how to optimize your hiring strategy for the New Year. And one way to...

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    The 10 Must-Read Articles for Recruiters This Week

    January 3, 2020

    Happy New Year! Now that the ball’s dropped and the champagne’s been popped, it’s worth taking a moment to reflect on the year (and...

  • “Historically, recruiters have been creatures of habit. That’s helped them succeed at tasks like filling reqs, but it’s not what will elevate them in the future. The best recruiters will be curious and adaptable, with a learning mindset.” —Amy Schultz, Director of Talent Acquisition at LinkedIn

    5 Skills Every Recruiter Should Learn in 2020

    January 2, 2020

    It’s officially a New Year and, for many, that means it’s time for fresh starts and resolutions. That could mean anything from hitting...