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Author: Casey Pontrelli


Harnessing the Power of Employee Advocacy in Social Recruiting

As the talent market becomes even more competitive, many talent teams are exploring new channels for reaching best-fit candidates. When employees advocate for your brand, their social networks see your company not as a faceless corporation but as a humanized entity with which they share a connection.  Think about your social media channels. Have you … Continued

The Future of ATS: What to Expect in 2024 and Beyond

The recruitment landscape is ever-evolving, and to stay ahead in the game, recruiters need to anticipate trends and innovations. In this digital age, Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) have been a vital tool for HR professionals, streamlining the hiring process. But what does the future hold for these systems? Related: Need a new ATS? Read this before … Continued

Proactive Recruiting: The Art of Talent Pipelining

Talent pipelining, where you build relationships with potential candidates long before you have a job opening, is gaining popularity as candidates become more challenging to find. Once primarily used for C-level positions, this approach is employed at all levels to source highly qualified applicants and maintain a connection, even if you’re still waiting to hire.  … Continued

Innovative Recruitment Marketing: Attracting Hard-to-Find Skills

LinkedIn’s 2023 Future of Recruiting Report states that skills-first hiring has become the gold standard for recruiting. That presents recruiters with a different problem – especially in industries already facing talent shortages like tech and healthcare: How to source and attract candidates with hard-to-find specific skills successfully.  Understanding Skills-First Hiring The skills-first hiring approach is shifting the traditional … Continued

How to Retain Talent in the Age of the Gig Economy

In today’s dynamic job market, the gig economy is on the rise, transforming how people work. As the gig economy grows, many employers find that they are losing employees to contract roles that can offer more flexibility and independence. According to 1099 tax forms, used to report non-employment income to the Internal Revenue Service, the … Continued

Hybrid and Remote Employee Onboarding: Tips for a Seamless Transition

A well-executed remote employee onboarding process is a critical factor in forging strong connections and fostering engagement in today’s work environment. With the ascent of hybrid and remote work models, the significance of remote employee onboarding for these roles has skyrocketed. It transcends the traditional norms of merely introducing new hires to a physical office, … Continued

Crafting Effective Hospitality Job Descriptions: A Guide for Employers

In the wake of the pandemic, the hospitality industry has faced an unprecedented shift in its workforce. As individuals reassessed their career choices, hospitality roles experienced high turnover, especially in public-facing sectors such as restaurants and food service. Despite the passage of almost three years since the pandemic began, there remains a notable gap in … Continued