Best practices

How to Hire

Henry Ward, CEO at eShares, gives common hiring misconceptions a reality check: Don’t be afraid of hiring someone who doesn’t work out, but be afraid of passing on someone who would have been great. Hiring culture-contributors is better than hiring culture-fitters. Don’t hire for experience, hire for trajectory.


This Company Retains 95% of Its Employees — Here’s Its Secret

Joel Grossman, COO at Location Labs, points out the bedrock of the equation “you must recruit well to retain well”: brutal honesty. “Know your strengths. Know your weaknesses. Know your true culture. And then make sure you communicate it all upfront.”


Recruiting as Marketing

How Marketing Talent Transformed The Way We Recruit: Intuit’s Jenni...

Jennifer Hasche, talent acquisition manager at software company Intuit, explained the importance of bringing the marketing mentality into recruiting: “Care about content. Less is more, and personalization is critical.”


Adidas: Where talent rules

An analysis of how Adidas’ talent acquisition team going from claiming “relentless seekers of the world’s best talent” to grabbing headlines over the last year for poaching a team of key designers from arch rival Nike. Adidas is further stepping up its recruitment game with real-time analytics, cutting its average candidate response time from 17 to three days, and evolving job profiles that better reflect 21st century skills.


Recruiting Tips

How To Create Behavioral Interview Questions That Don’t Give Away T...

John Boring, CEO at Accelerate Mobile Apps, Inc., gives one of the coolest tips ever to help you raise the bar of your behavioral interview questions.


Recruiting Remote Workers

How to adjust your recruitment strategy to hiring remote workers

The hiring wisdom from the trial and error of some of the most successful companies with the most remote workforce out there, including Automattic, GitHub, Baremetrics.



How Google Manages Talent

Eric Schmidt, executive chairman, and Jonathan Rosenberg, former SVP of products, explain how the company manages their smart, creative team.



Philadelphia Police Blew Up Social Media with Its Most Viral Job Ad...

The Philadelphia Police Department needed to hire new patrolmen, just around the time Kanye West announced his $53-million debt. The department seized the opportunity and got really creative. The rest is history:

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This article originally appeared on Recruitee Blog (newsletter:

Hagi Trinh is an avid recruitment writer at Recruitee. The team is working on the greatest hiring platform of all time. You can sign up at to try it out and follow us on Twitter @recruiteeHR.

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