Keith MacKenzie

Keith is Workable's content strategy manager, and brings more than a decade's worth of background as an editor and writer in the mainstream media and content marketing industries. He's very interested in the perpetually evolving recruitment landscape and how it is shaped by internal and external influences, as well as worldwide trends.

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Blog, People

“Employee promotion to manager” time: 4 tips to inspire your stars

There are two crucial elements to successful people management: first, you want to reward your most capable employees, and second, a common reward is to promote them to a position...

Recruiting metrics, Tutorials

Devil in the details: The cost of the hiring process and what you can do about it

If you're a recruiter at a large scaling organization, you likely are – or are soon going to be – in charge of finding great candidates for multiple departments and...

Blog, People

Employee development and the Peter Principle: Why your managers keep messing up

“Look around you where you work, and pick out the people who have reached their level of incompetence. You will see that in every hierarchy the cream rises until it...

Blog, Recruiting

The cost of replacing an employee – it’s more than you think

When you’re an HR manager, you know this drill all too well: Sally walks into your office one day and deposits herself in a seat across from your desk with...

Blog, Culture

5 ways to fight age and gender discrimination in the workplace

On 24 January 2019, in Boston, Workable hosted a panel discussion titled Diversity in Gender & Age: The Career Challenges Faced by Women at All Ages, to talk about the...

Blog, Recruiting

The impact of Brexit on employment: Insights from 3 experts

On 23 January 2019, in London, Workable hosted a high-profile panel discussion titled Brexit: Recruiting Through Uncertainty, to talk about the impact of Brexit on employment and strategies on how...

Blog, People

Brexit and employment: 6 things you can do today to prepare for Brexit

If you’re in the recruiting space, Brexit poses a unique conundrum. The lack of clarity around what’s coming up has led to, among other things, a voluntary exodus of EU...

Blog, People

From 98% men to 55% women: 5 tips for gender diversity in tech sales

Rachel Bates knows a lot about diversity in tech sales – or lack thereof – in Boston’s thriving tech sector. Her wake-up moment was noticing a glaring lack of gender...

Blog, Culture

Why is cultural fit important in recruiting? It’s about valuing people

In a rapidly evolving hiring climate where 76% of recruiters are struggling to find candidates, one wonders what the “magic” solution is. Truth is, there is none, yet there must...