Tech Recruiting: Handling Rejection, Staying Motivated & Looking Ahead

3 Difficulties Technical Recruitment Professionals Face and How to Overcome Them Recruiting is rewarding, but it isn’t easy. Here’s how I handle the more difficult parts of being a Technology Recruiter. Rejection For me, the most difficult part of my job is handling the rejection I experience on a daily basis. Rejection also happens to… Read more »

4 Quick Ways to Ramp Up the Candidate Experience

As a Talent Acquisition Professional, what does “candidate experience” mean to you? To me, candidate experience is every single touch point that you have between your company and the candidate before, during, and after the recruiting process.   Here are some quick tips from my experience consulting at a variety of software and startup companies… Read more »

Talent Corner Episode 2: Recruiter Communication

How are you moving through the recruitment process? Recruiter communication is key in the practitioner / provider realtionship. Recruiter Communication is a conversation between Jim Conti, Sprout Social’s Director, Talent, and Ryan Pollock, Objective Paradigm’s Founder & Managing Partner, that digs into the process of candidate accrual and what responsiveness means on both sides. Is provider… Read more »

Talent Corner Episode 1: Engaging a Hiring Agency

Is your organization ready? Engaging a Hiring Agency is a conversation between Sprout Social’s Jim Conti, Director, Talent, and Objective Paradigm’s Ryan Pollock, Founder & Managing Partner, that explores the ‘when’ and ‘how’ behind partnering with an external recruiting provider. Find out what you should be looking for – hint, transparency and longevity are just… Read more »

Introducing Talent Corner: Welcome to the Conversation

Learn more about ‘Talent Corner,’ a forum to help both practitioners and providers better understand trends, best practices and the relationships between Talent Acquisition Teams and Recruiting Service Providers. At ‘Talent Corner,’ we dig deep and stay candid – if you are looking to bring on a hiring partner or increase engagement and results with… Read more »

Compensation Regulations

Change is good, right? So what’s with all the chatter on the new impending regulations around compensation? NY is one of the first states to roll out a plan that would ban employers and third parties (agencies) from asking candidates for their current and historical salary information. The rules will likely be different from state-to-state… Read more »

Types of Searches for Sourcing Pros

Can your search rely on just one recruitment tool or technique? We think not. It’s about the combination of efforts across your team, your tools, the AI factor, and how you continue to evaluate and share what’s working and what’s not. This Spring, a few team members and I attended SourceCon: We Control The Robots… Read more »

Using Snapchat for Business: The Pitfalls and The Highlights

Social media is not easy, but it’s important. It’s nearly impossible to win more clients or candidates without a strong online presence. If I Google a company and all that comes up is a website that looks like it hasn’t been touched since 2007, I might hesitate before using that product (unless it’s a retro… Read more »