The Talent Innovation Blog

Fresh insights on recruiting strategies, hiring best practices, and company culture

How to Hire Top Performers: Offer Them a Career Path

by Jen Dewar

Career opportunity is the top reason people change jobs. Forty five percent of people leave their job due to lack of opportunities for advancement, and 59 percent accept a new job for a strong career path with more opportunity. These are precisely the people you want at your organization. Those focused on ...

Maya Humes

Maya Humes
Content Marketing Manager at Lever

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Recruitment process

101+ Recruiting Hacks to Accelerate Your Hiring in 2018

by Maya Humes

We know how it goes. You eagerly make a resolution in time for January 1, intent on sticking to it. Sometime later - it could be months, weeks, or even mere days - other pressing priorities arise, and your ambitious plan goes out the window. “I’ll ...

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Recruitment process

3 Ways Cirque du Soleil Recruiters Elevate Employee Engagement

by Maya Humes

October 31st was an exciting day for us at Lever. But not just because it was Halloween, meaning our recruiting team dressed up as the cast of Moana and stole the show. You see, we also hosted a webinar with two talent leaders at Cirque du Soleil. ...

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Sourcing & Nurture

3 Ways Netflix's Recruiting Researchers Make Sourcing Strategic

by Maya Humes

As two members of Netflix’s talent team took the stage at our Talent Innovation Summit, they immediately explained that while their roles entail sourcing, they aren’t “sourcers”. Instead, Tennyson Jones and Michael Orozco introduced themselves as ...

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Sourcing & Nurture

Ask the Sourcing Squad: Your Biggest Sourcing Snafu

by Maya Humes

We started by hearing their biggest sourcing success stories. We loved reading their most creative email subject lines. We were surprised to learn what most people get wrong about sourcing. And that's not all. Over the last few months, our Sourcing ...

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Diversity & inclusion

The Diversity and Inclusion Handbook [New Resource]

by Maya Humes

The topic of diversity and inclusion in the workplace - D&I, as it’s become known - has never been more prominent than it is today. Many leaders, hiring managers, and their teams are genuinely hungry to build an environment in which candidates from ...

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Events Recruitment process

5 Strategies that Have Powered Shopify's Stunning Growth

by Maya Humes

In 2011, Shopify had 40 employees total, no recruiting team, and one unassuming HR intern with no prior HR experience. Today, their employee count has soared to 2,000+ employees, 60 of whom are in talent acquisition. That former intern? She’s now ...

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Sourcing & Nurture

Ask the Sourcing Squad: Where to Find Great Sourcing Advice

by Maya Humes

Over the past few months, our Sourcing Squad has shared one meaningful insight after the other. After a brief hiatus - spurred by an overload of remarkable content from our Talent Innovation Summit speakers - we’re excited to return this week with ...

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