Can You Hear Me Now? Hiring a Competitor’s Star or Day-Old Bread?

In the Talent Acquisition world, hiring a big name player from a competitor can be a huge “get,” or it can backfire. “What do you mean, RJ?  I thought hiring… Get the Rest


VP of Equality Is The Rationalized Replacement for VP of Diversity at Salesforce

If you don't like the answer, you can always change the question. Especially if you have money. Lots of money. There's a lot of companies across America that struggle

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New School Podcast: Kerri Mills from Indeed on Getting Candidates to Respond To You

On the latest edition of The New School Podcast: Have trouble getting candidates to respond to you? Maybe it's time to rethink your approach. On this episode of The


See How Real IT Pros Respond to Actual Recruiter Emails

One of the hottest debates amongst Recruiters in both corporate and agency is what email communication is the best to send to a candidate to get a positive


Recruiting Harder vs. Recruiting Smarter

I had a boss who used to love coming in and giving the generic management direction of “we need to work smarter, not harder”! Thanks, Einstein. Now, are you

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4 Ways That I Can Tell If Someone I’m Interviewing Has Passion About the Job

You want candidates who are passionate about what they do for a living, don’t you? Of course, you do. But passion for a profession is tough to get a

VIDEO: Gerry Crispin on Candidate Experience and His New Hat

On this episode of “No Scrubs,” Dawn Burke talks to industry legend Gerry Crispin about Candidate Experience - what it is and how you can apply the concept to your


Talent Acquisition Is The Only HR Function That Matters

Sorda. I’m a generalist. I’m a grinder. I’m a leader. As a generalist at heart I do it all. Many of you do as well. So when I’m asked


The New School Podcast: Using Non-Traditional Recruiting Pools To Land Top Tech Talent

Welcome to the first episode of The New School Podcast, featuring host, Tim Sackett! In our first episode, Tim talks to Kris Dunn, CHRO at Kinetix, on hiring non-traditional candidates

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Another Example of Why Interviews Usually Stink

Humans are fragile and unpredictable creatures… and, in our companies, we put them in charge of hiring other fragile and unpredictable creatures. Adding someone to your team can