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 ...

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Are Your Candidate Sourcing Efforts EEO Compliant?

by Kiran Dhillon

Recruiters have enough on their plates without having to learn the ins and outs of complex EEO compliance laws. With Lever’s EEO and OFCCP compliance support, they don’t have to worry about forgetting a step or making a mistake.

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How to Build the Internal Case to Buy a New ATS

by Leela Srinivasan

This post is part of a series to help small and midsized businesses navigate the process of buying an applicant tracking system. If you’re at a larger company, read this instead. If you know you need an applicant tracking system in order to ...

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The Worst Part of Buying Recruiting Software

by Jason Seiden

If you’re old enough to remember this, you’ll understand why my experience as a vendor in the recruiting software space sometimes makes me feel like a certain undervalued paper delivery boy: 

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The 5 Most Common Recruiting Ailments for SMBs and Startups

by Leela Srinivasan

Last week, I talked about the importance of focusing on your company'srecruiting priorities when choosing an applicant tracking system (and in the process, ‘fessed up to my own software purchasing blunder).

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Evaluating Applicant Tracking Systems? Do This One Thing

by Leela Srinivasan

Be honest: have you ever bought tools or technology for your team that you later regretted? I’m guilty as charged.

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Talent Acquisition Leaders: Why You Need to Talk with IT—Right Now.

by Jason Seiden

During my first month at Lever (the most amazing recruiting and sourcing software suite I've ever seen), I spoke with at least a half dozen Talent Acquisition (TA) leaders who lamented that their recruiting software was purchased with ...

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Why You Need an ATS When You're Not Hiring

by Maya Humes

“We’re just not hiring at this very moment, but we definitely plan to in the future.” “We don’t have a clear sense of when we’ll need to hire again.” “We can’t even think about hiring right now; there is way too much going on.”

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