Your source for remarkable recruiting strategies, tips, and trends

  • How Companies Are Taking Unconscious Bias Out of the Hiring Equation

    February 21, 2017

    While we like to think we are moving away from hiring discrimination based on race, gender, or religious affiliation, a recent study by BBC Inside Out sought to test this out. To do that, they sent out identical resumes in response to 100 job opportunities from two candidates, one called “Adam” and the other “Mohamed.” The result? Adam was offered 12 interviews,...

  • Google Rejected a 7-Year-Old Girl, In the Best Way Possible

    February 17, 2017

    I don’t know about you, but when I was seven, I spent most of my time pretending to be a dog. My barking was my parents’ faithful alarm clock most mornings. It was great. And then there’s seven-year-old Chloe Bridgewater from Hereford, England, who recently sent her version of an application to work at Google to "google boss.” Just take a look: Like any good...

  • The 10 Most Popular Articles Among Recruiters This Week

    February 17, 2017

    In case you need a stimulating read, here’s a great list for you. We took a look at the articles staffing and corporate recruiters shared, liked, and commented on the most on LinkedIn during the last 7 days and posted them below. Here are the top posts for this week: 1. The Flexibility Stigma: How a Weekly Meeting on Monday Nights Can Shut Off Your Access to Top...

  • What New Equal Pay Laws Mean for Recruiting and HR

    February 16, 2017

    The issue of fair pay for equal work is a hot topic right now. So hot, it’s even gracing our screens during the Super Bowl—more often...

  • When Talent is Scarce, This is Where Recruiters Should...

    February 15, 2017

    When it comes to a recruiting strategy, I usually advocate a 40-40-20 sourcing mix. This means spending 40% of your time networking,...

  • Every Day is Valentine’s Day for Recruiters - Here is the [...

    February 14, 2017

    For better or worse, February 14 - the beloved and dreaded Valentine’s Day - comes once a year. We get love notes, flowers, chocolates...