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 ...

Candidate experience

Why a Great Candidate Experience is Your Employer Branding Weapon

by Ken Kwan

This is a guest post by Ken Kwan, Founder of Career Prophets, a Global Talent Management Consultancy. One of the key components to organizational prosperity is the ability to attract and engage talent on a consistent basis. Over the years, ...

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How to Hire Talent Successfully in the Entertainment Industry

by Maya Humes

Most recruiters know what it’s like to get hit with a hiring fire drill. Whether you suddenly have to scale due to ambitious revenue goals or a demanding new project, those intense hiring pushes are frenzied - but ideally, they're ideally temporary. ...

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Lever's Talent Innovation Summit 2017: What to Expect

by Leela Srinivasan

On September 18th, exactly 54 days from now, hundreds of recruiting leaders, recruiters and other talent community members will gather in downtown San Francisco for the kickoff of Lever’s second Talent Innovation Summit. We’re pumped to showcase the ...

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Candidate experience

6 Exit Interview Questions to Aid Recruiting

by Jen Dewar

An exit interview helps organizations learn why employees are leaving, and how they can improve to become a better workplace—but it has many recruiting applications as well. The feedback your organization receives can be used to more effectively ...

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Candidate experience

5 Ways to Get Your Summer Intern to Accept Your Offer

by David Jacobson

We’re officially halfway through the summer, and interns at companies large and small are ramped up and have hit the ground running. For undergraduate and graduate students worldwide, the summer intern experience is a truly valuable one in their ...

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Candidate experience

7 Stats that Highlight the Importance of Candidate Experience

by Kiran Dhillon

Like most parts of recruiting, an outstanding candidate experience can’t be run by recruiters alone. Hiring managers, interviewers, and every employee play an integral role in helping candidates make the decision to join a company.

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2 Critical Dos and Don'ts of Startup Hiring in 2017

by Maya Humes

When Lever doubled in size in 2016, Director of Recruiting Amanda Bell and CMO Leela Srinivasan played pivotal roles in driving that explosive growth. In other words, they helped lead the recruiting efforts at a company that creates recruiting ...

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