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

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

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 usRead more about What Recruiters Can Do to Ensure Every Candidate Has a Fair Shot at the Interview[…]

LinkedIn’s Head of Recruiting Shares His Take on What the Future Holds for Talent Professionals

LinkedIn’s Head of Recruiting Shares His Take on What the Future Holds for Talent Professionals

Recruiting is evolving — and fast. To gain a clearer picture of what’s to come, we recently surveyed more than 2,800 recruiting professionals across 80 countries, analyzed billions of LinkedIn data points, and interviewed over a dozen global talent leaders. Based on the results, we created The Future of Recruiting Report, which outlines seven predictions forRead more about LinkedIn’s Head of Recruiting Shares His Take on What the Future Holds for Talent Professionals[…]

The Most In-Demand Hard and Soft Skills of 2020

The Most In-Demand Hard and Soft Skills of 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 relentlessRead more about The Most In-Demand Hard and Soft Skills of 2020[…]

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

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

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 like thisRead more about The 3 Strategies X, the Moonshot Factory Uses to Find Candidates Who Will Change the World[…]

These Are the Fastest-Growing Jobs Around the World

These Are the Fastest-Growing Jobs Around the World

I’m happy to announce the roll out of the third LinkedIn Emerging Jobs Report, particularly because — judging by the results — this may be the last year we’ll need a person to write the introduction. Next year, it will probably be produced with artificial intelligence by, say, Robot Louis Stevenson. This year we’ve scoured LinkedInRead more about These Are the Fastest-Growing Jobs Around the World[…]

How Microsoft “Renovated” Its Culture by Following These 3 Steps

How Microsoft “Renovated” Its Culture by Following These 3 Steps

Early this year, the Institute of Corporate Productivity (i4cp) released new research into what it takes for an organization to successfully transform its culture. It studied nearly 7,700 global business professionals representing thousands of companies — 64% of whom had experience with culture transformation. The report identified a direct correlation between a company’s cultural health and its businessRead more about How Microsoft “Renovated” Its Culture by Following These 3 Steps[…]

Instacart’s 7 Tactics for Cooking Up a Great Employer Brand

Instacart’s 7 Tactics for Cooking Up a Great Employer Brand

In Gallup’s most recent State of the American Workplace Report, 67% of U.S. workers reported being either actively disengaged (16%) or simply not engaged (51%). More than half were actively looking for a new job. Some find those numbers dispiriting. But not Marta Riggins, the head of employer brand for Instacart, the online grocery shopping and delivery service.Read more about Instacart’s 7 Tactics for Cooking Up a Great Employer Brand[…]

4 Creative Ways Companies Show They’re Thankful for Their Employees

4 Creative Ways Companies Show They’re Thankful for Their Employees

While Thanksgiving might only be celebrated in the U.S. and a few other countries, the need to express gratitude is universal. And in the workplace, it’s important to regularly show employees that you’re thankful for their hard work and dedication — after all, without them, the company wouldn’t exist. In a 2018 study of 175,000 globalRead more about 4 Creative Ways Companies Show They’re Thankful for Their Employees[…]