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Why Relaxing Your Job Requirements Can Help You Beat the Talent Shortage

Why Relaxing Your Job Requirements Can Help You Beat the Talent Shortage

The talent shortage is already making it tough to find skilled workers in certain industries—and it’s expected to drive hiring costs through the roof. The Korn Ferry Institute predicts that, globally, companies will spend an extra $2.5 trillion to secure talent by 2030. To combat this shortage, nearly a third (32%) of companies are offeringRead more about Why Relaxing Your Job Requirements Can Help You Beat the Talent Shortage[…]

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[…]

How to Improve Quality of Hire by Changing the Way You Source Candidates

How to Improve Quality of Hire by Changing the Way You Source Candidates

Maximizing quality of hire and spending less money at the same time may seem impossible, but it isn’t. It all comes down to allocating a company’s recruiting budget based on the channels that produce the best candidates. Just take a look at the graphic below, which shows quality of hire by sourcing channel:   TheRead more about How to Improve Quality of Hire by Changing the Way You Source Candidates[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]