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 ...

Sourcing & Nurture

3 Ways Netflix's Recruiting Researchers Make Sourcing Strategic

by Maya Humes

As two members of Netflix’s talent team took the stage at our Talent Innovation Summit, they immediately explained that while their roles entail sourcing, they aren’t “sourcers”. Instead, Tennyson Jones and Michael Orozco introduced themselves as ...

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Sourcing & Nurture

Ask the Sourcing Squad: Your Biggest Sourcing Snafu

by Maya Humes

We started by hearing their biggest sourcing success stories. We loved reading their most creative email subject lines. We were surprised to learn what most people get wrong about sourcing. And that's not all. Over the last few months, our Sourcing ...

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Product Sourcing & Nurture

See What’s New in the Premium Lever and LinkedIn Integration

by Kiran Dhillon

At Lever and LinkedIn, we’re always looking for ways to improve the lives of our users. That’s why last year we built an integration to help our shared customers work seamlessly between our two systems.

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Sourcing & Nurture

Ask the Sourcing Squad: Where to Find Great Sourcing Advice

by Maya Humes

Over the past few months, our Sourcing Squad has shared one meaningful insight after the other. After a brief hiatus - spurred by an overload of remarkable content from our Talent Innovation Summit speakers - we’re excited to return this week with ...

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Sourcing & Nurture

How to Widen Your Talent Pool by Fishing in the Gig Economy

by Jen Dewar

There are more than 16 million Americans working at least 15 hours per week in a consulting, contract, freelance, or on-call capacity. Many participate in the gig economy as their sole source of income, with 3.2 million of them earning over $100,000 ...

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Sourcing & Nurture

Ask the Sourcing Squad: How to Measure Your Sourcing Success

by Maya Humes

As you somehow juggle the tasks of negotiating offers, overseeing on-site interviews, and mapping out interviewer training, we know it can be difficult to take a step back and reevaluate your recruiting process. Sometimes, long-term strategy just ...

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Sourcing & Nurture

Ask the Sourcing Squad: What People Get Wrong About Sourcing

by Maya Humes

So far, our Ask the Sourcing Squad series has zeroed in on what’s important to get right in sourcing. Our band of sourcing experts has shared tips on crafting creative email subject lines, go-to tricks for cold recruiting emails, and which places ...

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