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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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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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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What Does a High Turnover Rate Say About Your Recruitment Program?

by Jen Dewar

Even at the best organizations, some employee turnover is inevitable. In fact, it can be a good thing to breathe fresh ideas and perspectives into your team. A high turnover rate, however, can mean a low quality of hire. It also keeps your ...

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3 Reasons to Double Down on Internal Recruitment

by Jen Dewar

When a role opens up at your company, do you consider internal candidates to fill it? As time to fill, cost per hire, and—by extension—the cost of a bid hire continue to rise, talent acquisition professionals need to consider all possible talent ...

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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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7 Eye-Opening Tech Recruiting Stats from Matt Charney

by Jen Dewar

Matt Charney is the Executive Editor at Recruiting Daily and Chief Content Officer at Allegis Global Solutions. At our Talent Innovation Summit, he provided his snarky insights on what the rest of the world can teach Silicon Valley. He started off ...

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The Most Effective College Recruiting Strategies

by Jen Dewar

When you hear ‘college recruiting,’ do you think only about entry-level roles, or do you also consider your future talent pipeline? College recruiting may give you the opportunity to recruit for some of the roles you have open right now, but it also ...

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