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The Talent Innovation Blog

Fresh insights on recruiting strategies, hiring best practices, and company culture

Recruitment process

Headcount Heroes: How Our Recruiters Dove into Funnel Metrics to Boost Efficiency

by Maya Humes

Our recruiting team gets to use a software that they love, one that helps them work more efficiently and effectively (yep, it’s the one you’re thinking of). Still, leveraging a great ATS is only half the battle - our team also digs into data to ...

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Succession Planning: Think Ahead to Maximize Internal Recruiting

by Jen Dewar

There’s no doubt about it: hiring is becoming more competitive every day. Many organizations are focusing on growth, but there’s only so much skilled talent to go around. Succession planning can help you fill your talent pipeline with strong ...

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Headcount Heroes: Affirm Doubles Their Engineering Offer Acceptance Rate

by Maya Humes

Affirm, a fintech startup in San Francisco, is at the top of its game. On a mission to give shoppers more purchasing power, they’ve already granted more than one million loans to consumers since their founding five years ago. To top it all off, ...

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Headcount Heroes: How SiteMinder Reduced Time to Hire by 20 Percent

by Leela Srinivasan

So far this month, we’ve profiled one team of Headcount Heroes that hit lofty hiring goals in a short time period (performing touchdown dances, no less) and another that boosted employee referrals to 47 percent of hires. This week, we turn our ...

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How Lyft Nails Hypergrowth without Compromising Culture

by Maya Humes

You know that always difficult, always sought-after goal of building an exceptional culture with equally exceptional efficiency? Lyft is crushing it. Since 2014, their employee count has skyrocketed from 80 to more than 2,000 employees. Yet rather ...

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Headcount Heroes: How RevZilla Boosted Employee Referrals to 47 Percent of Hires

by Maya Humes

Headcount Heroes don’t always wear capes. Left and right, talent acquisition teams exceed their recruiting goals without fanfare - whether it’s through reducing time to fill high-priority roles or building an entirely new interview structure from ...

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Jump on Board with These 4 Recruiting Trends in 2018

by Jen Dewar

The competition for great talent is higher than ever, and 2018 will prove to be yet another challenging year for talent acquisition professionals. Sixty one percent of recruiters expect to hire more people in 2018 than they did in 2017, and 42 ...

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