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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.
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How AI Made a Difference for this Company’s Recruiting

Applying for jobs can be difficult, to say the least. Candidates have waited weeks just to be notified if they got the job. Those are actually the lucky few who receive any response at all. Disgruntled jobseekers are growing tired...
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I Was Recruited and I Think I Liked It!

Do you remember the words to that Katy Perry song? It goes: “I kissed a girl, and I liked it.” Well, I was recruited, and I think I liked it! This story has been sitting on the shelf for a...
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Nobody Goes to School to Be a Recruiter

Ever met anyone who majored in recruiting? Who used to say, “I want to be a recruiter when I grow up.”? How crazy is that, considering when I just searched the word “recruiter” in people on LinkedIn, I had over...
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Willy Wonka and the Recruiting Factory

When I was very young, like eight years old, I won a spelling bee; believe me, the irony is rich too me as well after you may have edited things I have written in the past, on the fly, on...
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The Magic Question: How to Use 3 Powerful Words to Get Anyone Involved in Hiring to Change Their Mind

There are no silver bullets for filling a job, but there is a silver lining when someone tells you “no.” Everyone in the hiring process hires is told “no” at one point or another. Hiring managers hear candidates reject rock-
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The Art of Persuasion in Sourcing & Recruitment

I have had the privilege over my career to interact with many sourcing and recruitment professionals. Over time, it never ceases to amaze me how the lines have blurred between traditional sourcers (the finders), and recruiters (the engagers). Today
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What #PlaidShirtGuy Can Teach Us About Recruiting and Hiring Best Practices

Tyler Linfesty, better known to the Internet as “plaid shirt guy,” became an overnight sensation because of his facial expressions at a Trump rally in Montana. According to the 17-year-old student from Billings, his reactions were a
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Have You Integrated LinkedIn’s Recruiter System Connect?

Every sourcer and recruiter suffer from shiny object syndrome. We all want what’s new, hot, fresh, and oh so shiny. We are quick to jump on the latest Chrome extension and sourcing tool. We are always in the hunt for...
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Your Recruiting Data Is BS

I could not control laughing when I had an executive and business leader tell me this while I was presenting his teams recruiting performance against industry standards. It was somewhat of a self-defense mechanism, but at that time a laugh...

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