Recruiting

The best recruiting email templates for all scenarios

Communicating with candidates takes time but probably not as much as you’re currently spending. Well-crafted recruiting email templates will help reduce your workload and can give you direction to get the tone and structure right. This...

Seven lessons from Doist on hiring remote employees

Imagine your workforce is so diverse your employees come from 26 countries. Getting applicants for your roles is never a problem—on an average, approximately 600 people apply per job opening. People like it there, so they...

Why your hiring shouldn’t hinge on thank-you emails

Sending thank-you emails to interviewers is part of a colossal body of unquestioned interview advice to candidates. Many interviewers use these messages to break ties between similar interviewees. Others might go so far as to automatically...

How to build a strategic hiring plan

Willy-nilly recruitment happens when nothing is in writing. I’ve seen this firsthand. Hiring managers open requisitions, only to withdraw them when learning they don’t have full buy-in from the leadership team. Recruiters are then forced to...

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 posting sites because: the candidates from them aren’t qualified; it’s simply too...

How to source and recruit software developers on GitHub

To find talented developers who are a great fit for your company, you need to be thoughtful about your sourcing efforts. Referral networks and LinkedIn remain effective ways to connect with strong tech candidates, but top...

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 recruiter and salesman, the “recruiting is sales” buzz-phrase is particularly annoying, because it suggests...

The key to building a talent pipeline? Care about your candidates

As a talent acquisition professional, I’m constantly talking to passive candidates. Even when my business doesn’t have a current hiring need, our highest performer could resign at any time. I always keep talent pipelines open -...

Time to reboot the gamification of recruitment

It’s safe to assume that Casey Wardynski didn’t foresee the scale of what he was starting back in 1999. As chief economist of the U.S. Army, he was looking for ways to broaden the recruiting base...

How to hire more women in tech sales

Throughout my career, I’ve observed that the highest performing teams have a common denominator: diversity. And, gender diversity is an undeniable variable in successful teams. At Workable, we take this to heart, especially as we build...

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