Author Archives for Melissa Bissing

Tech Transforms Hiring at 3 Fortune 500 Healthcare Companies


Progressive talent leaders in the healthcare industry have found the formula for better talent acquisition in today’s competitive market: They’ve transformed their hiring with interviewing technology, reimagining workflows and changing the way recruiters spend their day. Here are the practical, tangible strategies three Fortune 500 healthcare companies deployed to capture better talent and drive business... read more

Tips to Strengthen the Relationship Between HR and Hiring Managers


Your talent pool, your hiring practices, your recruiting technology – everything about talent acquisition is changing in today’s digital world. Except perhaps your hiring managers. They don’t live in the recruitment space, and they’re experts at running their unit, not sourcing, screening and interviewing. How can you bridge the growing gap between your hiring managers’... read more

Should Virtual Career Fairs Be Part of Your Recruiting Strategy?

Large organizations with high employer brand cred are often the early adopters of innovative recruiting strategies. Lately, Google, Amazon, IBM and others have been in the news for their participation in virtual career fairs, which may signal  a new best practice on the horizon. Could virtual career fairs bring a stream of qualified candidates into... read more

Reactive Hiring: Know the Dangers and Consider Switching


Reactive hiring is another riches-to-rags story in the modern business environment. When employers had their pick of great talent, starting the hiring process after a position opened up was an effective recruiting strategy. Not so today, when candidate shortages are the new normal. Reactive hiring is risky on a number of fronts:   Lower talent... read more

How Do Top Businesses Deal with Competition for Talent?

How Do Businesses Deal with Competition for Talent

There’s always been intense competition for talent, but with the highest number of open jobs in the U.S. nearly two decades, every candidate is in demand. Recruiters may not be able to solve the talent shortage, but they can flex their candidate pools and talent pipelines in innovative ways with technology to be more competitive... read more

6 Tips to Boost Your Brand on Campus as Soon as Possible

boost your brand on campus

Gen Z is a brand-conscious generation. This up-and-coming talent pool talks about brands, products and services 33% more in their daily conversations than any other group. Brands influence their decision-making as consumers, and as they enter the workforce, their choice of employers, too. That’s why creating and crafting a better brand presence on campus has... read more