pragmatic recruiting framework

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 ...

recruiting through change

Recruiting through change: A marketing VP shares her insights

Imagine: your company has just landed a star candidate – let’s call him Ethan – and he’s ready to start Monday. But suddenly, ch...

10 careers page examples

10 of our favorite careers pages – and why we love them

Pretend for a moment that you’re a job seeker. While browsing job ads, you find one that fits your profile. But what’s the work ...

Tech recruitment in London: Luring and sourcing top tech talent

Tech recruitment in London: Luring and sourcing top tech talent

As a recruiter or hiring manager in the hypercompetitive tech recruitment landscape, you’re likely fighting tooth and nail for t...

talent community

How you can benefit from building a talent community

Matt Buckland has a long career in recruitment, and according to him, it shows. “I started in recruitment in about the year 2000...

5 qualities of a good employee and candidate and how to evaluate them in an interview

There’s tons of advice on how to evaluate soft skills at each stage of the hiring process. But, let’s take a step back for a mom...

14 recruitment fails: Don’t end up on this list of bad job ads

14 recruitment fails: Don’t end up on this list of bad job ads

Examples of bad job ads are a popular feature of one-time Workable VP of Customer Advocacy Matt Buckland’s Twitter feed. Some of...

need a new ATS?

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...

Wondering what to look for in a resume? Not these 5 things

Duped investors are the obvious victims of the corporate scam allegedly devised by Theranos CEO, Elizabeth Holmes – a story now ...

Talent attraction

Talent attraction: Why Maslow thinks your job ads suck

Are you a recruiter in a terrifyingly drab business park 30 minutes from the “cool” downtown core or city center? Getting cricke...

how to fire an employee

How to fire an employee gracefully: 5 ways to do it right

When you’re in a new relationship, you’re filled with enthusiasm, making plans for your future together. You certainly don’t thi...

hobbies in resume

There’s much to learn when candidates include hobbies in a resume

When you see a candidate include hobbies in a resume, your first thought as a recruiter or hiring manager might be: “That’s cute...

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