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Recruiters Must Master These Critical High-Touch Skills to Stay Relevant

Recruiters Must Master These Critical High-Touch Skills to Stay Relevant

Recruiters can play a strategic role in any company, but too often their focus is filling jobs with a reasonably competent person at a reasonable cost in some reasonable timeframe. But as far as I’m concerned, this kind of hiring is an overhead function that can be automated with some combination of an ATS, aRead more about Recruiters Must Master These Critical High-Touch Skills to Stay Relevant[…]

8 Creative Job Posts and Ads That Will Inspire Yours

8 Creative Job Posts and Ads That Will Inspire Yours

Some job announcements just aren’t as juicy as others. But if you’re finding that your ad campaigns and job posts aren’t bringing in the kind of candidates that you’d hoped, it may be time to get creative. For inspiration, we found eight smart, eye-catching examples that will get your creative juices flowing. These companies not only managedRead more about 8 Creative Job Posts and Ads That Will Inspire Yours[…]

A Step-by-Step Guide to Structuring an Effective Interview Process

A Step-by-Step Guide to Structuring an Effective Interview Process

In 1998, two researchers published an extensive meta-analysis of studies into job performance assessment techniques, spanning the previous 85 years of research. What they discovered was that unstructured job interviews only predict about 14% of an employee’s actual on-the-job performance. Structured interviews, on the other hand, were found to be the third-best predictor of performance,Read more about A Step-by-Step Guide to Structuring an Effective Interview Process[…]

We Asked Kids Real Job Interview Questions — Here are Their (Hilarious) Answers

We Asked Kids Real Job Interview Questions — Here are Their (Hilarious) Answers

Raise your hand if you love asking or being asked the following interview questions: How many golf balls can you fit on a jet? Where do you see yourself in 5 years? What would you like your salary to be? If you’re not raising your hand, we feel the same way. Oftentimes the “go-to” jobRead more about We Asked Kids Real Job Interview Questions — Here are Their (Hilarious) Answers[…]

VaynerMedia’s Chief Heart Officer Reveals the Secrets to a Strong HR Team

VaynerMedia’s Chief Heart Officer Reveals the Secrets to a Strong HR Team

Claude Silver had a great career. As senior vice president at VaynerMedia, she loved her team and had a great relationship with her boss, CEO Gary Vaynerchuk. There was just one problem: She wasn’t passionate about her work. “That voice came up loud, which was, ‘You really don’t care about marketing. You only care aboutRead more about VaynerMedia’s Chief Heart Officer Reveals the Secrets to a Strong HR Team[…]

How Listening Transformed SurveyMonkey’s Employee Benefits and Review Process

How Listening Transformed SurveyMonkey’s Employee Benefits and Review Process

  Back in 2017, SurveyMonkey asked employees to weigh in on where the company was falling short of its employee value proposition to be the company “Where the curious come to grow.” One surprising — even curious — answer emerged: The annual review process didn’t work for employees. “What we heard from our employees isRead more about How Listening Transformed SurveyMonkey’s Employee Benefits and Review Process[…]

Why HubSpot Treats Its Culture as a Product — and How That Helps Them Attract Great Candidates

Why HubSpot Treats Its Culture as a Product — and How That Helps Them Attract Great Candidates

    Several years ago, as HubSpot began to scale, the company’s leadership focused on making sure its growth did not send its culture careening off the rails. The marketing software firm decided to embrace an unusual approach. “[We thought] about our culture truly as a product,” explains Katie Burke, chief people officer at HubSpot.Read more about Why HubSpot Treats Its Culture as a Product — and How That Helps Them Attract Great Candidates[…]

3 Reasons Why People Analytics Should Be a Priority for Every HR Team

3 Reasons Why People Analytics Should Be a Priority for Every HR Team

We’ve run the numbers and the results suggest that it’s time for HR professionals to add data analytics to their tool belts, if they haven’t done so already. One of the findings shared in LinkedIn’s The Rise of Analytics in HR: An Era of Talent Intelligence is that over the last five years there hasRead more about 3 Reasons Why People Analytics Should Be a Priority for Every HR Team[…]

Stop Losing Top Candidates to Slow Hiring by Fixing These 8 Speedbumps

Stop Losing Top Candidates to Slow Hiring by Fixing These 8 Speedbumps

  The Top Causes of Unnecessarily Slow Hiring Whenever you are focusing on hiring high-demand top performers and innovators in a highly competitive market, there may literally be no factor that damages your recruiting results more than slow hiring. Intuitively, most organizations and individuals think that taking your time to gather information to make suchRead more about Stop Losing Top Candidates to Slow Hiring by Fixing These 8 Speedbumps[…]

Make These 3 Simple Changes to Your Job Posts to Attract More Women

Make These 3 Simple Changes to Your Job Posts to Attract More Women

A job post is much more than a solicitation for applications. It’s often your company’s chance to say hello and make a strong first impression. A job post can send powerful messages to would-be candidates. Those messages are conveyed both by what you say (and don’t say) and how you say it. And if you’reRead more about Make These 3 Simple Changes to Your Job Posts to Attract More Women[…]