Posts by Kate Reilly

  • measure recruiter performance on linkedin

    “I don’t like to fail,” admits Melissa Thompson, Senior Director of Global Talent Acquisition at Citrix. Most of us would say that. What’s harder to admit is when we have actually messed up. Luckily for you, Melissa is brave enough to do so.  Read on so you don’t make the same mistake she did. Developing a recruiter scorecard When Melissa joined Citrix in 2010, the company was measuring recruiting success by time to fill and cost per hire. “The problem with those metrics…

  • When Sondra Dryer became PwC’s first Director of Recruitment Marketing 3.5 years ago, she didn’t know much about recruiting. Huh? That’s right. She was in charge of all the external branding initiatives for recruiting PwC’s 15,000 annual new hires, yet recruiting was relatively new to her. But she did know about marketing. That is what made the difference. As one of the world’s largest professional services firms, PwC has always had a strong brand with its clients. But with…

  • Think about the last article, video, or picture you shared with your network, or that you emailed your friends and family. Jonah Berger can tell you exactly why you shared it. A Wharton marketing professor and author of Contagious: Why Things Catch On, Berger has uncovered the science behind why some ideas, brands, and products spread like wildfire, and why others don’t. Here’s why this matters: your reputation as an employer is everything. Get the right people talking about your…

  • You can probably do this in your sleep: run searches in LinkedIn Recruiter with your Boolean friends AND, OR, NOT, “_” and (_) and voila, you have hundreds…

  • hireaton mulesoft

    What if everyone at your company dropped everything for a day, scoured their professional networks, and supplied you with a list of amazing candidates? Sounds…

  • These aren’t actors in this picture. These are recruiters. Real recruiters who spend their days acquiring talent just like you do. They are the cast of Top…