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A Guide for the Ages: What You Need to Know to Attract a Multigenerational Workforce

A Guide for the Ages: What You Need to Know to Attract a Multigenerational Workforce

—————————————————————————————————————————————– The recent arrival of Gen Z in the workplace has triggered a flood of generational comparisons, some thought-provoking and most merely whimsical. The media seems endlessly fascinated by the different historical, economic, and cultural influences that have shaped Baby Boomers, Gen Xers, Millennials, and Gen Zers.  They have scrutinized each generation’s favorite slang (groovy for Boomers and FOMO and meh forRead more about A Guide for the Ages: What You Need to Know to Attract a Multigenerational Workforce[…]

5 Ways to Be a More Innovative Recruiter, According to Talent Leader Jennifer McClure

5 Ways to Be a More Innovative Recruiter, According to Talent Leader Jennifer McClure

—————————————————————————————————————————————– When CEOs around the world are polled about the biggest challenges facing their business, personnel issues top the list — whether that means finding the right people, training them, or retaining them. So, talent professionals are in a position to make an unparalleled impact on the business, said Jennifer McClure, a former human resources exec and founderRead more about 5 Ways to Be a More Innovative Recruiter, According to Talent Leader Jennifer McClure[…]

Why Curiosity Might Be the Most Important Skill for Recruiters

Why Curiosity Might Be the Most Important Skill for Recruiters

Yet curiosity is accountable for much of the success of top corporate recruiters. Of course, other competencies are critical, too — adaptability, learning agility, drive, prioritization, influence, etc. But those typically get quite a bit of love in recruiter performance reviews already, whereas curiosity does not. My team and I at Recruiting Toolbox have worked with thousands ofRead more about Why Curiosity Might Be the Most Important Skill for Recruiters[…]

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[…]