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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[…]

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[…]

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 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[…]

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[…]