It Takes a Village to Give Job Candidates a Good Experience

A recruiter’s role in the candidate experience is just the top of the iceberg, says Marie Norman, director of talent acquisition Adobe. Norman leads the corporate functions team, which includes global marketing, finance, employee experience, legal, and corporate strategy In the podcast below, we cover how everyone from a manager to a coordinator to a receptionist […]

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How Can I Transform My Talent Acquisition Capability When I Don’t Have X?

This question in the headline has been posed to me several times. For context, we are driving a transformation of the way we do talent acquisition. In a nutshell, we want to focus on meaningful candidate engagement vs. a transactional approach to hiring.  Through meaningful engagement, hiring managers get better quality talent, and candidates are […]

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Stop Being Scared of Remote Workers

For many, “telecommuting” is still a dirty word. For all the anxieties surrounding remote work, its potential to empower your workplace cannot be ignored.  Ten years ago, the Internet of Things  was little more than a theoretical concept. Twelve years ago, modern smartphones did not exist. Twenty years ago, cloud computing was a nascent, barely-realized […]

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Collaborative Recruiting — Making ‘Every Employee a Recruiter’ Improves Hiring Results

Top firms use collaborative recruiting because it “turns every employee into a recruiter” and a brand ambassador. Expanding involvement also improves hiring results and lightens recruiter workloads. If you haven’t heard about this increasingly popular approach, collaborative recruiting (aka team hiring) is where you purposely expand both employee and manager roles throughout the recruiting process. […]

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The Challenges and Benefits of Hiring Refugees

Refugees: it’s a group of potential employees you may not have thought of. People who’ve seen them in action, including their ability to learn quickly, have hired them and added a ton of value to their companies. My podcast with Chris Chancey goes into more detail below, with suggestions about making refugee-hiring work for you.

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Rainy Mondays and Chilly Economics — Recruiting in a Downturn

There was a sales manager who used to say he “loved rainy Mondays.” It was a little crazy to hear, since no one was excited about Monday in general, and most folks were even less so when Mother Nature was being uncooperative. However, there may have been some genius in his philosophy … since it […]

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The New Potential: Should You Look for Shy-pos?

A new conversation is happening in talent reviews globally that is confusing leaders and their HR partners alike. That conversation references what we call hidden ghems. A hidden gem is an individual who isn’t identified by the organization as a high-potential leader but supposedly has high potential to advance.  If you’re recruiting for top talent, […]

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