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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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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4 Key Ways to Foster Transgender Inclusion

by Maya Humes

Shannon Scott, Founding President of United Equality Consulting, is committed to helping teams answer an essential question: "How can we best facilitate transgender inclusion?". Through showing companies how they can bring LGBTQ equality to the ...

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12 Recruiting Life Hacks from Stacy Donovan Zapar

by Jen Dewar

Merriam-Webster defines a life hack as “a usually simple and clever tip or technique for accomplishing some familiar task more easily and efficiently.” During Lever’s Talent Innovation Summit last week, Stacy Donovan Zapar shared her favorite life ...

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15 Favorite Moments from our 2017 Talent Innovation Summit

by Maya Humes

  Back in the office after our two-day long Talent Innovation Summit, we are the best kind of exhausted. First off, we want to thank the remarkable speakers, sponsors and attendees who made our event so special. And a shoutout to our talent ...

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10 Unforgettable Quotes from Day 1 of Our Talent Innovation Summit

by Maya Humes

9/18, we kicked off our Talent Innovation Summit with an afternoon-long Diversity and Inclusion forum. More than 4 hours of insights later, we remembered the sessions that made us pause, laugh and reflect. So if you didn't hear from our speakers on ...

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We're Ready for Our Talent Innovation Summit!

by Maya Humes

The photo above says it all. The countdown is over, and we're stoked for Day 1 of our Talent Innovation Summit! Throughout the last few weeks, we’ve previewed much of what’s in store over the next two days. We geeked out when Hot Topic gave us a ...

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Talent Innovation Summit Countdown: Cirque du Soleil Unveils their Stand-out Candidate Experience Tricks

by Maya Humes

Ever wondered how Cirque du Soleil creates such surreal, immersive shows for their audiences? Or how performers master imagination-defying acrobatics while also telling powerful stories? Yeah, we’ve wondered that for a while too. Unfortunately, we ...

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