Author - Justin Lowe

Weighting different factors in the hiring process

In selecting candidates for job roles, there are many factors that recruiters use to determine suitability. Some recruiters tend to focus on one or two areas, such as what experience appears on a...

Improve Engagement Without Giving Everyone A Raise

Employee engagement has been a hot-fire concept in business circles for close to a decade -- almost to the point that it’s potentially becoming a buzzword. It’s hard to specifically discuss, because...

Are You Treating Employed Candidates Fairly?

Here’s a harsh reality some of us don’t often consider: many of your most-qualified applicants to a given job opening will already have a job. How does that shift the picture of hiring them?

3 Tips For Choosing A People Aggregator

HR tech is a wild space these days. There’s easily over 100+ ATS options on the market, and a roughly-equivalent number of sourcing and talent acquisition tools. How do you figure out which one you...

Are Chatbots Part Of Your Recruitment Strategy?

Candidate experience is increasingly important for companies. A lot of organizations are attempting to use technology to improve candidate experience, but the jury is still out on that overall...

Coaching vs Improvement Plan: What Do You Need?

If you’re a manager -- even a very task-focused one -- you need to be thinking in part about employee development. How can you make your best employees even better (and advance their careers in the...

Your Employee Development Program Needs Attention

One of the big problems with conventional employee development is that it can be pretty one-size-fits-all and cookie-cutter. Why is this a problem? Well, if you're training 15 people in a room,...

8 Onboarding Improvements You Can Make Today

There are a few different issues with employee onboarding that need to be addressed in an effort to ultimately reduce employee turnover. A poor onboarding experience means the context and connection...

How To Get Started With Employer Branding

There’s a lot -- A LOT -- of advice online about employer branding strategy and recruitment marketing. Unfortunately, though, a lot of is really higher-level or talks about something akin to “having...

How To Attract Passive Candidates

When it comes to external hiring, most companies approach the process in a similar way: publish a job posting, screen applications, conduct a series of interviews, and then bring someone on board....

Candidate Sourcing: A War For Talent vs A War On Talent

Here’s something interesting: 1998 was the year McKinsey first released their paper referring to the concept of “the war for talent.” 20 years later -- ahem, 2018! -- some of those authors reconvened...

How Does Candidate Experience Benefit Employers?

Sometimes, it can feel like the idea of “improving the candidate experience” is a concept owned by HR, whereas “benefits to the employer” -- i.e. revenue gains, etc. -- are concepts owned by other...

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