Author - Justin Lowe

6 Sourcing Hacks to Find Great Candidates

We live and work in an extremely tight labor market.  It often feels like finding that next great candidate is an uphill battle against bigger companies, ghosting candidates, and expensive talent...

Soft skills matter but how do you recruit for them?

When you decide to hire a new worker there are a dozen moving pieces to consider. Where will you find them? Who are you looking for? What traits or skills will signal a potentially successful hire?...

How startups are changing the candidate experience game

Hiring requires a personal touch and that truth is becoming more important than ever before. Your brand’s “candidate experience” is a summation of all the touch points that someone has with you as...

Why do some teams swim while others just sink?

There have been hundreds of books written on optimal team-building, and with good reason: Most modern work, both white- and blue-collar, is very team-driven. As offices become more open and group...

The rundown on the future of work and what it means for recruitment

There are dozens -- perhaps hundreds -- of articles published every day about “the future of work.” It's a topic that covers everything from the rise of robots to the evolution of society. With such...

Do you use exit interviews? Here's why you should

What are exit interviews? As the name implies, they are interviews given to employees as they exit a company about their experiences at the job. Since employees typically have to give two weeks...

7 myths about interviewing we all need to stop believing

The interview is often the cornerstone of the entire recruiting process, so naturally over time there’s been a good deal of myths created around what exactly has to happen within an interview -- and...

Move over Millennials, Gen Z is entering the workforce

Change is undeniable and unstoppable. One change sweeping towards the business world is the new generation of workers graduating university and taking their first steps into their future career. Gen...

Is artificial intelligence the future of talent acquisition?

When someone says artificial intelligence, visions of a robot uprising might spring to mind. But modern AI isn't just following in science fiction's footsteps but rather developing into spaces we...

The power of creativity and why you should hire employees who have it

There is an increasing sense that the “traditional models” of hiring aren’t working. After all, turnover rates remain relatively high, which is one potential sign that how (and who!) we’re bringing...

Job hopping is the new normal - so what can you do about it?

Job-hopping has been on the rise in recent years, which makes sense -- an average North American job tenure is somewhere between 3.6 and 4.2 years at present, meaning a 22 year-old entering the...

Ghosting an interview - Yes, it's a thing now

It seems like “ghosting” has been a hot topic of late in recruiting circles. Most discussions of ghosting seem to focus on exclusively one side of the dance, i.e. the recruiter side or the candidate...

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