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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)[…]

Why LinkedIn’s Head of Recruiting Never Interviews Candidates in a Conference Room

Why LinkedIn’s Head of Recruiting Never Interviews Candidates in a Conference Room

What’s the difference between an interview and an interrogation? Sometimes, not that much. They can both be nerve-racking exchanges in suffocating rooms where the power dynamics never favor the person answering the questions. So when it comes to interviews, maybe it’s time to think outside the stuffy box. In fact, our global survey of 9,000Read more about Why LinkedIn’s Head of Recruiting Never Interviews Candidates in a Conference Room[…]

How Hilton, Google, and More Have Dramatically Reduced Their Time to Hire

How Hilton, Google, and More Have Dramatically Reduced Their Time to Hire

Like every recruiter, you want to hire the best person for the job. But, you also want to hire quickly. And, balancing the two can be tough. To help you shorten your hiring process without sacrificing quality, we’ve put together a list of companies that used specific strategies to do just that. As a result,Read more about How Hilton, Google, and More Have Dramatically Reduced Their Time to Hire[…]