It’s hard to imagine we’ll have another year with quite so many of the ups and downs we experienced in 2020. But, let’s face it, 2022 has been…busy. On the … Read more
Creating a company culture that welcomes ‘boomerang’ employees
Once upon a time, a significant percentage of organizations had policies against re-hiring former staff. These are people the HR community brands … Read more
Passive Candidates Should be Part of Your Talent Pool
To remain competitive, companies today must hire talent with proven success in anticipating and navigating industry changes. Staying ahead of the pack is … Read more
How to Reduce the Risk When Hiring An Industry Outsider
The purpose of this article is to deconstruct the risk associated with hiring those from another industry. In order to set a risk baseline, I’d like … Read more
How Well Do You Know Today’s Jobseekers?
In this red-hot talent market, savvy recruiters are employing consumer marketing strategies to attract and engage top candidates. As any marketer will tell … Read more
How to Use Content Marketing to Attract Passive Talent
Editor’s note: The following article originally appeared on Content Marketing Institute website. It was written specifically to assist marketers in … Read more
Passive is Passé – Executives Say Active Job Seekers Make the Best Candidates
Recruiters may favor passive candidates, but C-suite executives say their best candidates are those actively looking for a job. Overwhelmingly, they find … Read more
Why Are We So Crazy About Finding “Passive” Job Candidates?
Editor’s Note: Readers sometimes ask about past TLNT articles, so every Friday we republish a Classic TLNT post. I know what it is to be a “passive” job … Read more
How to Find the Best Passive (or Not Looking) Job Candidates
Last week, I discussed why using the term “passive candidate” or “passive job seeker” was inappropriate and I proposed a more accurate name — … Read more
25 Jobs to Target If You Have a Hire to Hurt Recruiting Strategy
Second of two parts If you want to maximize the amount of “hurt” you do to a competitor with a “Hire to Hurt” (or H2H for short) strategy as described … Read more
Here’s What Happens When Candidates Go From Passive to Active
Yes, you do it, too. Don’t deny it. When you’re gainfully employed, happily or not so, and you actually make the time to update your LinkedIn profile, for … Read more
Letting Go of Passive Candidates: It Might Help Jump the Skills Gap
There are two words with the power to make most employers and recruiters shiver: skills gap. The skills gap continues to plague employers, even as … Read more
The Actively Passive Candidate: Why Social is the Only Way to Hire in 2014
Editor’s Note: Readers frequently ask about past TLNT articles. That’s why we republish a Classic TLNT post every Friday. Social media profiles have become … Read more
5 Ways to Speed Up (and Slim Down) Your Hiring Process
Think you have a top candidate secured and ready to accept an offer? You better act fast. Top talent in today’s workforce is in high demand and by the time … Read more
Why You Shouldn’t Waste Your Time Recruiting Passive Candidates
Editor’s Note: Sometimes, readers ask about past TLNT articles they may have missed. That’s why on Fridays we republish a Classic TLNT post some of you … Read more
The 5 Rules of an Engagement-Oriented Recruiting Strategy
Let’s face it — the active candidate has become a second-class citizen. Conventional wisdom says that there continues to be a glut of in-transition … Read more
Weekly Wrap: Why Are We So Crazed About “Passive” Job Candidates?
I know what it is to be a “passive” job candidate. OK, so maybe I wasn’t really all that passive if you get right to it. But twice, I was … Read more
Weekly Wrap: Survey Says That “Passive” Job Candidates Do Not Exist
I didn’t focus muchon this survey when it was released earlier this week, but it deserves some attention. A new study by CareerBuilder and Inavero … Read more
We Owe Job Applicants 2 Things – So Why Are We So Bad At Doing Them?
There are those who talk about the candidate experience, those who talk with others about the candidate experience, and those who experience the candidate … Read more
Why Are We So Obsessed With Finding “Passive” Job Candidates?
Here’s a question that begs for a good answer: are we overdoing it with the search for passive job candidates, already? It’s something worth … Read more