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Why Big Data is A Big Deal for Recruiting & Hiring

Big Data is a big deal these days. And for good reason. “Recruiting is becoming a science”, to use LinkedIn Talent Management VP Dan Shapiro’s words, as more and more companies are highly investing in the latest technologies. While we’re all interested in what the future holds for the use of Big Data in recruiting, here are my thoughts […]

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Searching Without Seizures

If you’re like most sourcers or recruiters, you’ve probably got about another twenty tabs already open on your browser in addition to this one. Fifteen of those, at least, will be hooked up to candidate databases like job boards, an ATS, or LinkedIn. Keeping all these windows open only makes sense (even if it makes […]

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5 Big Fat Lies Recruiters Tell Candidates

Most recruiters are honest and upfront with job seekers. Largely caring and committed, recruiters often genuinely care about every candidate, even if they don’t necessarily always show it.  But many of the most common put-offs, while usually well-intentioned and largely innocuous, are as integrated into the recruiting process as applicant tracking systems and reference checks. The good […]

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Social Media Tool Time

What is the top driver for worker engagement, satisfaction and employee retention? Numerous studies show that an employee’s relationship with their immediate supervisor or manager is key, a correlation that’s even more pronounced in the burgeoning ranks of the Gen Y workforce.

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