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  • 3 Steps to Energizing Your Employer Brand Through Humor (Hilarious Examples and All)

    September 21, 2017

    My most popular tweet is about barfing—and recruiters can learn a lot from that. Okay, it’s actually about people calling themselves “thought leaders” on LinkedIn, and how it makes me want to barf, complete with a GIF of a puppet (barfing, of course). Now, I’ve got over 9,000 tweets, and plenty of them are about legit business insights and valuable recruiting...

  • If You Can't Come to Talent Connect, Here Are 7 Ways You Can Tune In

    September 21, 2017

    If you can’t join us in Nashville for Talent Connect this year, never fear -- you can still partake in some of the best parts of the conference: the keynotes, the insights, and the tunes. This year, you can see the speakers in real-time via our livestream, follow the conference on social, read in-depth takes right here on the Talent Blog, and groove to our...

  • How to Convert Your ATS into a Recruiting Machine

    September 20, 2017

    Recruiters need to become advocates for improving quality of hire. Unfortunately your ATS vendor is holding you back. Advocacy starts by recognizing that there are two talent markets. One targets candidates who are willing to take lateral transfers and endure the demeaning nature of the traditional hiring process. This is the job market. It’s about volume, speed...

  • How to Turn Your CEO Into a Talent Magnet

    September 19, 2017

    If you got it, flaunt it—and if you’re lucky enough to have an inspiring CEO, the best thing your recruiting team can do is show them...

  • 12 Interview Questions to Ask Every Sales Candidate

    September 18, 2017

    65% of hiring managers in sales agree that a lack of soft skills among candidates limits their company’s productivity. Of course, soft...

  • 10 Eyebrow-Raising Things Hiring Managers Say (and How to...

    September 15, 2017

    Throughout my career in recruiting I’ve encountered hiring managers across the spectrum, from the incredible to the “who on earth made...