Recruiting Tips Articles

  • hillary-clinton-on-LinkedIn

    When talent is looking for a new job, they often update their profile. Or, in the case of presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, create a new one altogether: Along with creating the profile, she’s done another telltale sign she’s looking for new work – she published a post on LinkedIn. Clearly, she’s pushing pretty hard for this position. Clinton isn’t the only presidential candidate on LinkedIn, merely the latest. Rand Paul, Ted Cruz and others have been longtime members…

  • non-profit provides fresh water

    Charity:Water, Venture for America, and the Kauffman Foundation aren’t like traditional nonprofits. Sharing a mission and vision to promote entrepreneurship, all three organizations identify as ‘startup-like,’ pay competitively, and actively source candidates with for-profit backgrounds—which means that they’re competing with the corporate world for talent. Spend five minutes researching the people behind these organizations, and you’ll see alumni from companies like…

  • facts about recruiters

    How well do you know recruiters? Good? Great? Better than anyone? Well, no matter how well you know recruiters, here are 11 facts about the hiring professionals that might surprise you –  1. They are happier with their jobs than the average person Seventy-eight percent of recruiters are happy with their jobs, which is 6 percent higher than the global average of 72 percent. 2. Yet, the majority of them are looking for new jobs. Sixty percent of recruiters consider themselves…

  • According to Amazon, there are over 7,000 books about recruiting. Since at the rate of one book per day it would take almost 20 years to read them all, I…

  • reference checking

    Reference checks. It seems like a simple enough process. You talk to a few colleagues to find out about a candidate’s prior work experience, before sealing…

  • In case you missed it, Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk recently launched the company’s newest product: the Powerwall home energy system. The Powerwall is a battery…