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  • 3 Ways to Improve Your Holiday Retail Hiring
    Posted by Josh Wright on December 14, 2018 at 1:28 pm

    The retail industry is a textbook study of how recruiting impacts a business’s bottom line because retailers earn up to 30 percent of their annual revenue in the holiday season. When retailers can’t fill all their open jobs, it leads... […]

  • Seeking to Improve Diversity and Inclusion? Consider These Recommendations
    Posted by Chris Hoyt on December 13, 2018 at 1:07 pm

    Talent-acquisition professionals in any specialty ranging from university relations to sourcers to Candidate-experience directors are working hard to find new ways to enhance diversity and inclusion. We’ve decided to share some tried-and-true diversity tactics that are based on actual leadership... […]

  • Marketing Guru Seth Godin Is Launching a Job Board, Kinda
    Posted by Joel Cheesman on December 12, 2018 at 2:31 pm

    Most marketers, and many recruiters for that matter, know the name Seth Godin. The guy is a pied piper of permission marketing, preaching opt-in marketing and denouncing spam since the ’90s. He’s right up there with iconic marketers like Gary Vaynerchuk,... […]

  • Here’s When It’s Okay to Be Slow to Hire
    Posted by Scott Wintrip on December 12, 2018 at 1:34 pm

    Being slow to hire often means a job goes unfilled for awhile. But it doesn’t have to. There’s a way to be slow to hire that’s fast and effective. It starts with understanding the real meaning of the idea. The... […]

  • The Odds Microsoft Buys Upwork Just Went, Um, Up
    Posted by Joel Cheesman on December 11, 2018 at 7:52 pm

    Microsoft doesn’t want to lose its hold on enterprise computing. It ousted IBM from that mountaintop many moons ago, and it’ll be damned if Google or Salesforce or whoever is going to return the favor. That’s a big reason it dropped... […]

  • Real-Life Recruiting Robots Are as Creepy as You’d Expect
    Posted by Joel Cheesman on December 11, 2018 at 1:06 pm

    Text messaging with a bot is one thing. Asking Alexa and Siri what today’s weather looks like is another. But a robot you can actually touch and feel doing your company’s recruiting? OK, now you’ve gone too far. Furhat Robotics... […]

  • ‘Corporate Skill Pivots’ May Signal the End of the Permanent Employees
    Posted by Dr. John Sullivan on December 10, 2018 at 1:16 pm

    Forget the job threats created by the march of the robots, because the new skill sets required by radical new technologies are much more likely to cause you to lose your permanent corporate job! In case you missed it, General... […]

  • Closing Candidates
    Posted by Ralph Pondiscio on December 6, 2018 at 2:41 pm

    Closing candidates isn’t about getting someone to accept a job so you can fill a requisition or generate a commission. It is about reminding them why they are interested in leaving their current position and what they are looking for... […]

  • Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work: Bain is No. 1; In-N-Out and lululemon Crack the Top 10, Again
    Posted by John Hollon on December 5, 2018 at 2:35 pm

    If there’s one thing you can take away from Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work in 2019 list, it’s this: You really need to know the criteria that is used to put together any “Best Places to Work” list.  That’s an important thing... […]

  • Are Your Jobs Indexed in Google for Jobs? Jobiak’s New Tool Has the Answer
    Posted by Joel Cheesman on December 5, 2018 at 2:30 pm

    Startup Jobiak’s sole mission in life is to make sure your jobs show-up on Google for Jobs. I covered it last month and I also interviewed them on The Chad & Cheese Podcast. “With Google for Jobs, Google has completely... […]