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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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

8 Simple Ways to Delight Candidates Throughout the Hiring Process

8 Simple Ways to Delight Candidates Throughout the Hiring Process

A poor candidate experience can cost your company millions every year and can turn away great prospects from applying. But if candidates have a positive experience, they’re twice as likely to recommend the company or even become a customer themselves — even if they don’t ultimately get the job. That’s inspiring but it isn’t alwaysRead more about 8 Simple Ways to Delight Candidates Throughout the Hiring Process[…]