Talent Acquisition vs Recruitment: What’s the Difference?

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Talent acquisition vs recruitment — what’s the difference? They are similar, but not the same. Before we get into the differences, let’s take a quick look at their definitions. What is talent acquisition? Talent acquisition (like recruitment), is about finding the best people for your company, but it focuses more on your long game. It’s… Read more »

Top 15 Talent Acquisition Newsletters on LinkedIn

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Have you seen the new newsletters circulating on LinkedIn? Since there isn’t a search function on Linkedin for these newsletters yet, I did some research and put together a list of the biggest LinkedIn newsletters that focus on Talent Acquisition topics.  Note: Listed sorted by subscriber count (high to low). Subscriber counts and # of… Read more »

10+ Catchy Job Postings

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Catchy job postings are a great way to attract potential candidates. I found 10+ companies using creative job titles, images, catchy phrases, or “unusual” perks for job postings that might make candidates take a second look. Bud Light In August, Bud Light Seltzer was hiring for a new marketing position, Chief Meme Officer. “Great Seltzer…. Read more »

5 Ways to Make 7-Figures as a Talent Acquisition Leader

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VPs of Talent Acquisition can pull down $185K to $300K per year salary, according to Glassdoor and some anecdotal chats with people I know. But I’ve got TA friends who make 7 figures per year (or the annual equivalent over a 5 period (e.g $5 million+ over 5 years). How do they do it? Here… Read more »

Linkedin Talent Connect 2016 Top Tweets From Day 3

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Here are some valuable nuggets, numbers, and insights on the talent industry from Day 3 at Linkedin Talent Connect:   Top drivers of engagement at LinkedIn #TalentConnect pic.twitter.com/BDNXkdmA62 — Glen Cathey (@GlenCathey) October 7, 2016   Lever’s research found 1 in 16 referrals are hired. For reference, Tableau’s ratio is 7:1. #talentconnect pic.twitter.com/4rIzB9fP4z — Glen Cathey… Read more »

Linkedin Talent Connect Top Tweets From Day 2

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Day 2 of Linkedin Talent Connect had social media buzzing with tons of valuable nuggets, numbers, and insights on the talent industry. Here were some of the top tweets: Eek! The average candidate spends 14 seconds on your #jobdescription, so creating compelling content is super important. #TalentConnect — Greenhouse Software (@Greenhouse) October 6, 2016 90%… Read more »

Linkedin Talent Connect Top Tweets From Day 1

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Linkedin Talent Connect the premiere annual event for the global talent industry started on Wednesday October 6th and provided some great insights and numbers on the current and future landscape of recruiting and talent acquisition. Here are some top tweets from Day 1:   “Brands who are social are 68% more likely to attract the… Read more »

Recruiting Strategies for VMware, Slack, Stripe and Dropbox

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I caught up with talent acquisition pro Tom Wadlington the other day — Tom has some great experience including VMware, Liberty Mutual, Akamai and PriceWaterhouse. I asked him a few questions on talent acquisition strategy and recruitment marketing. Here’s what he had to say: Q: Hi Tom. You were part of the team that took VMware… Read more »