Rob Long

Rob Long is VP Partnerships at Workable. He's a former recruiter who writes mostly about hiring best practice. He tweets @_roblong.

2019 Partnerships Workable

Check out Workable’s 31 new integrations for 2019

And we crushed that goal, adding 31 new partners in 2019, including HackerRank (assessment provider that’s evaluated over 20% of...

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The Pragmatic Recruiting Framework: A lesson from marketing

I’m not a fan of the tired rhetoric of “Recruitment is just like X”. But let’s face facts: every discipline can learn something ...

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Need a new ATS? No one cares, unless you speak their language

Imagine this: You’ve just come out of a big meeting where you’ve learned that your company plans to expand staff by 50% by the e...

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6 tips for hiring managers in working with recruiters

Imagine this scenario: Chloe manages a great team in a gaming company. One day, Zeke, one of the team’s best performers, walks i...

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Why you should use free job posting sites

Job boards are not dead. Free job boards are not a waste of time. I’ve heard it said that recruiters shouldn’t use free job post...

Recruiting isn’t “just like sales”

People say that “recruiting is just like sales,” as if it’s an obvious fact. It isn’t. It’s reductive rubbish. As a former recru...

What’s the best day to advertise job openings?

Are you posting your job openings when candidates are looking? Knowing when job seekers are most active on job boards can help y...

5 reasons your careers page costs you candidates

It may sound obvious but your careers page is your shop window. You want to make it easy for candidates to have a look at w...

Secrets of building an attractive company

Smart companies typically operate in competitive talent markets. This means that the people you’re looking for are likely to be ...

How to write job descriptions

Job descriptions could and should sweep candidates off their feet. But all too often we’re content to lean on the old-fashioned ...

Why your small business needs an interview process

One of the biggest mistakes made when hiring for a startup is to think that just because you’re small you don’t need a process. ...

How to post jobs on LinkedIn

Since its launch in 2003, LinkedIn has become one of the world’s most popular networks for professionals, with 660 million membe...

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