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 ...

Collaborative hiring

How to Hire 155 People in 45 Days with High-Impact Teams

by Jen Dewar

Imagine this: you’re in talent acquisition for an organization that acquires another, and are charged with hiring 100 developers for that organization in 90 days. Now, also imagine that the company for which you’re hiring currently has a team of 45 ...

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Collaborative hiring

Don’t Let Your ERP (Employee Referral Program) Turn Into DERP

by Vinayak Ranade

This week we published an infographic from our most recent recruiting benchmarks research for startups and SMBs with fresh insight into how referrals dominate the recruiting process. The moral of the story was this:

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Collaborative hiring Data-driven recruiting

Employee Referrals Reign Supreme – Until This Key Stage of the Recruiting Process

by Kiran Dhillon

When it comes to source of hire, there’s no doubt that employee referrals remain king. Our 2016 benchmark research showed that one in 16 referrals are hired – compared to one in 152 candidates who apply through your website or job boards.

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Collaborative hiring

7 Conversations You Should Initiate with Every Hiring Manager

by Maya Humes

If you’re a recruiter, chances are you've brought your hiring managers some pretty terrible candidate fits at one point or another. Knowing how deeply they care about building the right team, your ultimate goal is to help them find the ...

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Collaborative hiring

How Flexible Hiring is Key to Building Cutting-Edge Technology at Rotor Studios

by Maya Humes

The moment you press play, the sound of piercing violin washes over you. Suddenly, you’re pulled into one mesmeric alternate reality after the other. Ten seconds in, you're already flying deep underwater with long cords that resemble jellyfish ...

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Collaborative hiring

The Power in Letting Your Employees Recruit for You

by Namrta Raghvendra

This article was written by Namrta Raghvendra, Customer Marketing Manager at LinkedIn. Her tips are based upon a webinar with LinkedIn's Emily Campana, Global TA Partner, and Leigh Miller, Global Employee Referral Program Manager, and Lever CMO ...

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How to Successfully Transition Recruiting and HR Software: A Crash Course in Change Management

by Maya Humes

When it comes to change, people are funny. Katherine Jones, partner and director of research at Mercer, knows this first-hand from the studies she’s conducted on successful HR and recruiting software implementations.“I did case studies with ...

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