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6 Gen Z Traits You Need to Know to Attract, Hire, and Retain Them

6 Gen Z Traits You Need to Know to Attract, Hire, and Retain Them

For talent and HR professionals, Millennials have been the hot-button topic of discussion for a long time. But as that generation inches closer to middle age (the oldest Millennials are already in their late 30s), Generation Z (aka Gen Z) has quickly replaced them under the microscope. Born roughly between 1995 and 2015, Gen ZRead more about 6 Gen Z Traits You Need to Know to Attract, Hire, and Retain Them[…]

LinkedIn Report: These 4 Ideas Are Shaping the Future of HR and Hiring

LinkedIn Report: These 4 Ideas Are Shaping the Future of HR and Hiring

The relationship between employers and employees is fundamentally changing, but your hiring and HR practices may not have caught up yet. People expect more from you as an employer—more transparency, more accountability, and more trust. And you need more from your employees—not only their technical skills, but also their ability to think creatively, collaborate effectively,Read more about LinkedIn Report: These 4 Ideas Are Shaping the Future of HR and Hiring[…]

Candidates are Ghosting New Employers – Here’s How You Can Avoid This at Your Company

Candidates are Ghosting New Employers – Here’s How You Can Avoid This at Your Company

Imagine you’ve just spent months recruiting the perfect candidate. Their first day finally arrives … but they don’t. You’ve been ghosted. In case you’re not sure what “ghosting” means, Urban Dictionary has the answer: And while it may sound like something that’s only relevant for dating or friendships, ghosting has crept into the employer/employee relationship asRead more about Candidates are Ghosting New Employers – Here’s How You Can Avoid This at Your Company[…]

3 Innovative Ways That Companies Are Making Their Application Process More Engaging

3 Innovative Ways That Companies Are Making Their Application Process More Engaging

We’ve all been there: starting a job application and giving up halfway through. Maybe we realized we weren’t as qualified as we thought we were when we started. But more likely, the application process just wasn’t engaging and didn’t allow us to showcase our strengths—so we decided not to waste our time. Even Steve JobsRead more about 3 Innovative Ways That Companies Are Making Their Application Process More Engaging[…]

7 Tactics to Revitalize Your Hiring Strategy

7 Tactics to Revitalize Your Hiring Strategy

Today’s recruiters are stretched thin. “Companies rely too heavily on their internal recruiters and consequently they’re overloaded and maxed out,”says Roberta Matuson, a corporate consultant who helps companies like General Motors and Best Buy. She also penned the book, “Talent Magnetism: How to Build a Workplace That Attracts and Keeps the Best.” Matuson believes it’sRead more about 7 Tactics to Revitalize Your Hiring Strategy[…]

3 Overused Interview Questions That You Shouldn’t Ask

3 Overused Interview Questions That You Shouldn’t Ask

  It never ceases to amaze me how wide the gap is between the enormous importance organizations place on hiring great talent…and their actual skill in conducting high-quality interviews. Most companies are, frankly, terrible at interviewing. And, while poor execution comes in many forms, one key culprit is simply asking predictable, bad, or otherwise un-insightfulRead more about 3 Overused Interview Questions That You Shouldn’t Ask[…]

How to Retain Millennials in a World Full of Job Hoppers

How to Retain Millennials in a World Full of Job Hoppers

  A recent LinkedIn analysis found that job hopping among millennials is on the rise. Specifically, people who graduated college between 2006 and 2010 switched companies an average of 2.85 times in their first five years out of school. Compare that to people who graduated college between 1986 and 1990, who switched companies a mereRead more about How to Retain Millennials in a World Full of Job Hoppers[…]

The end of the resume? Hiring is in the midst of a technological revolution with algorithms, chatbots

The end of the resume? Hiring is in the midst of a technological revolution with algorithms, chatbots

  The last time Chuck Blatt searched for a job, about 10 years ago, he relied on a thoughtful cover letter, a resume printed on nice paper and good rapport during a face-to-face interview. Now, he said, “that is all out the window.” Since Blatt, 50, left his job as vice president of a paintingRead more about The end of the resume? Hiring is in the midst of a technological revolution with algorithms, chatbots[…]

The Biggest Reason Tech Workers Switch Jobs (Hint: It Isn’t Money or Their Boss)

The Biggest Reason Tech Workers Switch Jobs (Hint: It Isn’t Money or Their Boss)

  Tech workers are among the most in-demand employees in the world. A LinkedIn analysis found that IT workers get twice as many InMails from recruiters as employees in other verticals, and software engineers get two-and-a-half times as many. So how do you hold onto your tech talent when so many organizations are going afterRead more about The Biggest Reason Tech Workers Switch Jobs (Hint: It Isn’t Money or Their Boss)[…]