We’re Putting the Band Back Together: 3 Ways to Rekindle the Flame with Dormant Candidates

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Recruiters move at the speed of light most days, juggling multiple jobs at a time and searching for the right fit for each one. Our network is our most valuable tool because this is a group of people with whom we already have a relationship – we’re not starting from scratch. Rapport has already been […]

Why Top Companies Recruit From Within

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Let’s address the big pink elephant in the room, internal recruiting. Why is it that even in this day and age it’s not a concrete first step for recruiters!? Honestly, internal recruiting not only yields better results for the position but for the company as well. Ok now hold on, before you jump on me […]

Situational Interview Questions That Candidates Can’t Fake Their Way Through

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When I was younger – and even to this day – my mom would always tell me: “Those who can’t remember the past are doomed to repeat it.” To be fair, she would use this to get me to study for history tests, but in terms of situational interview questions, I think the saying still […]

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, and […]