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Reinventing Hiring Based on How the Best People Find New Jobs

Reinventing Hiring Based on How the Best People Find New Jobs

  This past month, I talked with a dozen companies about their hiring challenges. They were the exact same challenges a dozen different companies described to me last year. In fact, they were exactly the same ones from five years and 10 years ago. They all involved not having enough qualified candidates, managers who wereRead more about Reinventing Hiring Based on How the Best People Find New Jobs[…]

6 Things Every Recruiter Can Do to Make Interviews More Effective

6 Things Every Recruiter Can Do to Make Interviews More Effective

  No one really likes interviews (at least, most of us don’t). As a recruiter, you’re under pressure to quickly figure out if a candidate is the right person for the job. And as anyone who has interviewed for a new job knows, it’s extremely nerve-wracking and stressful from the candidate’s perspective. But, the goodRead more about 6 Things Every Recruiter Can Do to Make Interviews More Effective[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Forget millennials — here are 8 things you’ll want to remember about Gen Z

Forget millennials — here are 8 things you’ll want to remember about Gen Z

The next generation hungry to enter the workplace is Generation Z. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Generation Z (the post-Millennial generation) makes up 25% of the population. (Read this to learn more about Generation Z.) 62% of Generation Z anticipate challenges working with Baby Boomers and Generation X; vs only 5% that anticipate challengesRead more about Forget millennials — here are 8 things you’ll want to remember about Gen Z[…]