All the Right Moves: 3 Tips to Connect for Commitment

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About 11 years ago, my son, Chase, made the decision to focus solely on tennis. He stopped playing soccer and baseball. He had already quit basketball – borderline blasphemy in our house. Fast forward to today, Chase is entering his second college tennis season at Piedmont College. How did Chase go from being a basketball […]

How to Spot and Secure the Right Tech Talent for Your Team

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Do you ever take a step back from your next-gen smart toys and consider all of the new technological advances that we develop and adopt every day? Think about all of the tools that we gain both personally and professionally from these continuous modern upgrades. That’s why it should come as no surprise that the […]

Reading Between the Lines: What a Candidate’s Skills Really Say About Them

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We all know that when it comes to interviews, phone screens, or even resumes, soft skills–the abilities most closely related to a candidate’s emotional intelligence–are the first things that come up. You know, those things like time management, communication skills, or leadership abilities. iCIMS chief marketing officer Susan Vitale noted in an interview with Fast […]

A Modern Recruiting Fairy Tale: Staying Connected With Rejected Candidates

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Once upon a time, there was a cool recruitment marketing team that worked diligently to build impressive employer brands that their clients could take pride in… At this point, we’ve all gotten the employer branding rundown from various talent industry professionals. But in this chapter of the narrative, we are flipping the script and talking about […]

Kick Hiring Bias To The Curb in 2018

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Look at the photos on your company’s “About Us” page. Notice anything? I’ll give you a hint: Does everyone look similar or are there unique differences from one team photo to another? If your company is like many others, there will be more similarities than differences. One reason for this common issue is unconscious bias. […]

What Makes RPO Successful?

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For those of you that aren’t in the know, Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) is a form of business process outsourcing where an employer transfers all or part of its recruitment processes to an external service provider. Moving to an RPO model of recruiting can be intimidating for most companies. The idea of completely handing over […]

Thought Leader Thursday: The Real Purpose Behind Recruitment Marketing

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  If you follow any of the big analyst companies, you may have seen a recruitment marketing funnel that looks like this: The theory behind this funnel is that in the pre-digital days, or in times of high unemployment, candidates pretty much came to recruiters directly via an application, were then screened in various ways, […]

Using Benefits to Make Gen Y Bite

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Let’s face it, sometime between 1980 and 1994 something incredible happened…   The majority of your workforce was born. Often, we are referred to as Generation Y (and depending on who you ask, unfortunately, Millennials). This is also the population of employees that have different wants and needs when it comes to benefits in the […]

The Simple Secrets to Candidate Sourcing

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As talent industry aces, we all know the struggle – you’re looking for the candidate of your dreams, someone who is loyal and punctual, someone who can accomplish the list of necessary job responsibilities and skills for a position. Before you put your headphones on and bolt straight to your favorite job board, we need […]

Diaries Of A New Grad: 7 Ways To Recruit, Retain, And Communicate With Recent Graduates

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As a freshly graduated, 22-year-old still wet behind the ears, I’m more than aware of the struggles of finding a job. Sure, it’s something that people of all ages tussle with, but being a new graduate with minimal experience, millennial stereotypes hanging over your head, and low confidence after weeks or months of probing makes […]