8 Perfect Candidate Pick-up Lines for LinkedIn InMails
By David Smooke | 16th August 2017
Despite all the controversy, LinkedIn InMails remain a go-to tool in most recruiters toolboxes. Like the cold email, it means messaging someone you’ve probably never met about an opportunity they’ve probably never heard of. It’s at the crux of where the art meets the science of recruiting.
8 Experts Reveal The Biggest Employer Branding Myths
By David Smooke | 24th July 2017
Employer brand describes an organization’s reputation as an employer and serves to drive candidate interest in working with your company. Because it touches so many aspects of the candidate lifecycle, there is much debate as to what actually drives ROI for a company’s employer branding efforts. I asked top talent acquisition professionals, What employer branding
Group Interviewing: Efficient Solution or Ineffective Evaluation?
By David Smooke | 17th July 2017
10 Hiring Experts Weigh in on the Pros & Cons of Group Job Interviews
Job Posting Sites vs. Job Aggregators: What the Heck’s the Difference?
By David Smooke | 26th June 2017
Job posting sites and job aggregators can seem like one in the same, but recruiters who understand the difference will attract more quality candidates.
Boolean Search Strings: 3 Real Recruiters Share Their Secrets
By David Smooke | 19th June 2017
While recruitment technology is making it easier and easier to automate sourcing, Boolean search strings remain fundamental to finding unique candidates.
The Key to Hiring Interns? Their Level of Future Commitment
By David Smooke | 24th May 2017
College Recruiter founder Steven Rothberg weighs in on recruiting students, new grads, and entry-level workers
The Salary History Ban: Will These New Laws Create Better Hiring?
By David Smooke | 17th May 2017
New York City joined Philadelphia, Massachusetts, and more than 20 city and state governments in passing legislation that bans employers from asking about current or past salary in April this year. The policy looks to level the pay playing field in the workplace by unfettering women and minorities from the lower salaries they may have
Choosing an ATS Software: 9 Experts Share Their Tips
By David Smooke | 1st May 2017
Seasoned decision makers and influencers in the HR tech space to weigh in on how to pick the right ATS
Step-by-Step Guide: How to Pick a Recruiting Software
By David Smooke | 17th April 2017
These days there seems to an impossible number of recruiting software options out there, but with the right approach, you can quickly and easily procure the solution that's right for you.
Will Recruitment AI Ever Pass the Turing Test?
By David Smooke | 22nd March 2017
The Turing Test was developed by Alan Turing in 1950 to determine a machine’s ability to exhibit intelligent behavior equivalent to – or indistinguishable from – a human. The key question that fascinated Turing was, “Can machines think?” There is much debate over whether the Turing Test has ever been passed by a machine. In
Overcoming The 3 Highest Small Business Hiring Hurdles
By David Smooke | 8th March 2017
“Most small business owners are not particularly sophisticated business people. That’s not a criticism; they’re passionate about cutting hair or cooking food, and that’s why they got in the business, not because they have an MBA.” – Entrepreneur Andrew Mason. Hiring is not the core competency of a small business owner, but it can be
3 Ways Artificial Intelligence is Making It Easier to Hire
By David Smooke | 27th February 2017
AI often gets a bad rap in the hiring industry, but it can also make life a lot easier for time-pressed recruiters who need to be more efficient.