Learn how to create more meaningful relationships in 3 easy steps:

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Topics: Recruiting, Self-Awareness

4 Steps to Eliminate Purple Squirrels

One thing’s for certain, using analytics as a recruiter will ease your stress and in turn will make you a more effective recruiter too. You’re wasting your company’s time and money holding out for..

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Topics: Candidates, Recruiters, how to eliminate purple squirrels

Death by Contingency Agency

It’s time to start evaluating the contingency model and decide if it's the right fit for us. Many of the problems the contingency model possess are outdated and need to change. For instance, the..

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Topics: Data-Driven Recruiting, Data Science, Recruiters, contingency firms

Why you need a data-based recruiting strategy

The original dilemma

An upper-tier life science research and clinical diagnostics company needed positions filled in a remote location in California. Their roles were left unfilled for over six..

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Topics: Data-Driven Recruiting, Strategy, Big Data, analytics in recruiting

How Big Data Shines Light on Discrepancies in Recruiting

 Create a clear recruiting strategy

A main problem recruiters face is not the actual interview process but actually finding the perfect candidate at the end of a talent search. Recruiters can..

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Pantsuits out, hoodies in, pt. 2

 

When you’re in Silicon Valley, it’s hard to not notice the abundance of hoodies there are here. Hoodies as we all know are the replacement pantsuit. If you’re still unclear why hoodies are that..

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What you need to know about emotional intelligence and leadership

Most leaders have the same key personality traits in common. They’re quick learners, incredibly talented and have a drive to improve. However, the most important thing that we need to talk about..

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Topics: Leadership, emotional intelligence

4 ways to be more ergonomic at work

How you can be your most ergonomic self

As talent acquisition specialists we know too well how often we’re hunched over our laptops lurking on LinkedIn or similar database. We are also..

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Topics: Productivity, Work, Workflow, ergonomics

No room for excuses in recruiting

Let your data tell the story

As talent acquisition specialists we need to start utilizing analytics. Seriously, stop thinking so much. Let the data do your job. It will reduce your stress and in..

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Topics: Recruiting, track recruiting progress, what you need to know about data and recruiting, how big data can help recruiting, how to work less hours, accountability in recruiting, top recruiter techniques, struggling to find talent

Pantsuits out, hoodies in.

 What you need to know about Silicon Valley’s unspoken dress code

Being in Palo Alto, you’re in the midst of the techies’ tech world—fin-tech world—VC world (which backs their fin-tech world)—you..

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Topics: what to wear in the silicon valley, what engineers wear, what techies wear, hoodies, startup hoodies, startup fashion in silicon valley, dresscode in the bay area, the difference between vc and engineer

How recruiters got their groove back: Analytics

Start with a recruiting problem

The first day of searching for a candidate starts off with intensity and excitement of finding the right person whose the perfect fit for the position. As the days..

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Topics: Analytics, Interview, Recruiters, effective recruiting, ways to solve problems as a recruiter, how to be a better recruiter, talent pool, how to find talent faster, data analytics, how to source candidates, struggling to find talent, why hiring managers need analytics, how are analytics helpful in recruiting

Honesty's vital role in recruiting

Assessing your problems

A problem companies currently have is being able to grow with top talent. It might be easy to find the best and brightest in your industry, but the real difficulty lies in..

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Topics: honesty, honest in the workplace, how to find candidates faster, truthful, happy workplace, effective recruiting, qualities recruiters should have, honest colleagues, developing new talent for your company, how to fix a problem as a recruiter, new talent acquistion, transparency in recruiting