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  • “It was incredible. I probably won’t ever experience anything like it ever again. To see seven years of hard work come together like that: it was an insanely fun day.” That’s Dawn Mitchell, Head of Talent Acquisition at Opower, talking about the company’s IPO on April 4, 2014. Aside from parties in every office, complete with champagne spraying stations, the day was a real turning point for Opower. Going from a startup to a publicly traded company inevitably changed the…

  • In case you need a stimulating read, here’s a great list for you. We took a look at the articles staffing and corporate recruiters shared the most on LinkedIn during the last 7 days and posted them below. Here are the top posts for this week: First Impression: 3 Reasons I’d Look Twice at Your Resume – by Marillyn Hewson Agency Recruiters Say Companies Need to Move Faster – by John Zappe The 25 Hottest Skills That Got People Hired in 2014 – by Sohan Murthy…

  • It’s been quite a year – hasn’t it? And now it’s time to kick back and think about your wins (and maybe fails) and enjoy the last few days of December. For talent acquisition, 2014 brought an increased emphasis on strategic sourcing, quality of hire, talent branding, and candidate experience. But, what were biggest things recruiters did that really stood out? To find out, we reached out to 9 talent acquisition thought leaders and here is what they had to say: 1. J.T…

  • A recent report from recruiting firm Hays lays out several compelling reasons for diversity recruiting. Among them: improved attraction and retention of…

  • It’s almost a wrap for 2014 and it’s safe to say that it’s been a busy year for both recruiters and candidates. Hiring has been so hot that unemployment…

  • 2015 promises to be a challenging year for any company that wants to hire top talent to fill critical roles. The problem: the rapid growth in new jobs is…