February 01, 2023

Hiring Tech Talent is Tough. Here's Why (and What to Do About it)

Pandemics change things. They are the cultural equivalent of an apocalypse, and while we can rebuild and recover, the process of adapting to a whole new landscape can be labor intensive and...

January 31, 2023

3 Ways You Should Use C-Suite to Recruit Tech Talent (+ Free Templates)

What You’ll Learn How to standardize the hiring process and apply it to everyone Why you should take senior leaders out of the “interviewing” function How to stand out by integrating...

January 23, 2023

How to Secure Approval for New Tech Tools (Free Template)

What You’ll Learn The specifics around what your tool request should address How a FinOps framework promotes value realization How to get decision makers aligned, engaged, and rooting...

January 10, 2023

Cost of Vacancy: Making the Case for Hiring During a Downturn

Why the cost of job vacancy matters (and how to reduce it) As a recruiter, it’s up to you to fill open roles efficiently and minimize the cost of vacancy (COV). This year, a study found 75%...

December 29, 2022

How to Nurture Innovation, Strengthen Retention (Use Professional Development)

If you want to foster employee professional development and growth, it’s essential to begin with a positive and supportive work environment. By providing opportunities for learning, as well as a...

December 15, 2022

Raise the Bar in 2023: Strategies from Top Employers Winning Tech Talent (VIDEO)

Need insight to plan your recruiting and hiring strategies for 2023? Watch this on-demand webinar to hear talent acquisition experts from Top Employers Winning Tech Talent discuss key findings...

December 05, 2022

How to Improve Job Security During an Economic Downturn: Career Advice for Recruiters

An economic downturn is a notably difficult time for job security for recruiters. Open positions can become scarce to the point where the search for talent may halt. Hiring freezes inherently...

November 16, 2022

How to Foster Psychological Safety in the Workplace, from Interviews to Management

Why it’s Important to Create an Environment for Employees and Candidates that Welcomes Feedback The workplace hasn’t always felt like a safe space to speak up or out. Because of that, issues...

November 09, 2022

Less Competition, More Talent: Here's How to Recruit in an Economic Downturn

What You’ll Learn How a ‘down’ economy affects hiring strategiesWhat companies should avoid doing in rough economies (it's probably not what you think)Advantages of recruiting in an economic...

November 03, 2022

Get Internal Approval for Recruiting Tools: A Step-by-Step Playbook

About this eBook Your team has big goals and you've identified a new recruiting tool to help. So what’s the best strategy to get it approved internally? Securing internal approval for new...

November 02, 2022

Why You Should be Recruiting Laid Off Talent (+ 3 Key Strategies) 

Between shrinking labor force participation due to the pandemic and the “Great Resignation,” in which almost 50 million workers left their jobs, we've faced a whirlwind of a labor market. Now,...

October 11, 2022

2022 UK State of Tech Salaries

New Data on Salary Trends in the UK Following a Season of Hiring Contradictions While the Great Resignation defined 2021, 2022 is to be determined. Earlier this year we saw aggressive hiring...

October 04, 2022

8 Ways to Hire Faster & Build a Better Employer Brand

What You'll Learn How to fill positions more efficiently through tools, templates, and moreThe partnership making hires an average of 11 days fasterThe strategy that took an offer acceptance...

September 27, 2022

Navigating Market Uncertainty: The State of Tech Hiring (VIDEO)

Watch this webinar-on-demand to hear in-depth analyses of the hiring market today, based on the 2022 State of Tech Salaries data report. Listen to meaningful conversations regarding hiring...

September 22, 2022

How Smart Companies are Solving Post-Lockdown Working (4 New Trends)

From ‘swarm teams’ to the metaverse, innovative ideas take on the challenges of the new world of work… In late 2021, Professor Lynda Gratton of the London Business School asked 150 executives...

September 20, 2022

2022 Survey Results: Top 3 Benefits Ranked by Engineers (Besides Salary)

Last year was largely characterized by the Great Resignation but this year, in 2022, both employers and employees face uncertainty in the hiring market. This challenges employers to be more...

August 16, 2022

How to Onboard Remote Employees Really Well: Free Checklist Template

What You'll Learn Things you should do before a new employee's first day (beyond shipping equipment)Ways to create alignment across time zones from the top downWhich tool we discourage for...

August 11, 2022

10 Things You Can Do to Reach DEI Goals

What You'll Learn The first thing you must do to make meaningful progress on DEI goalsWhich talent pools many companies continue to overlookWhy culture "fit" is outdated and what's important...

August 02, 2022

What Happens When TA & Hiring Managers Unite? Best Practices from One Medical, NBCUniversal & More

Strategies for SMB, MM & Enterprise Key Takeaways Traditional hiring practices of SMBs, MM, and Enterprise level employersHired's recommendations for each business sizeSpecific...

August 01, 2022

How to Support Internal Candidates When They Don't Get the Job

Internal Mobility and Professional Growth are Key Retention Tools Good companies strive to support internal candidates and employee growth. But when push comes to shove, many organizations...

July 21, 2022

Diversity Isn’t Optional: How 3 Talent Leaders Made DEI an Organizational Imperative

All too often, organizations treat DEI initiatives as optional—but this approach couldn’t be worse for business.   According to McKinsey, gender-diverse companies are 15% more...

July 05, 2022

2022 State of Software Engineers: UK and Cross-Border Trends

KEY TAKEAWAYS Top issues and trends for software engineers Most in-demand skills and rolesSalary data for software engineers in the UK and nearby European countries About this...

June 28, 2022

Want to Hire a Globally Distributed Team? 4 Ways to Get Started

In the last few years, more companies have expanded their workforces globally than ever before. Businesses realized the talent pool is no longer limited to their city limits (or even their...

June 07, 2022

What’s the Deal with Web 3.0 & How Does it Affect Tech Talent?

Web 3.0 Seems to Be in Conversations Everywhere - What is it and How will it Affect Candidate Recruiting? If you’re in tech, you can’t avoid frequent mentions of Web 3.0. From 2021’s $69m NFT...

June 07, 2022

The Web 3.0 Wave is Coming - What Talent Acquisition Teams Need to Know

We covered "what is Web 3.0" in a blog, but this eBook takes the next step, diving deeper in the subject. What You'll Learn How to hire developers, programmers, and engineering managers...

May 24, 2022

Want to Boost Response Rates? Use Your UVP in Strategic Recruitment Messaging

What You'll Learn How to leverage the factors that make your company special and develop your employer UVP as an SMB or Mid-Market businessInsight into market trends and competitive...

May 10, 2022

Hire Globally, Act Locally: Enabling Success for a Remote First Workforce (Video)

Key Takeaways from Hired CEO Josh Brenner and Oyster CEO Tony Jamous at the Hired Summit The way we work has evolved rapidly over the past few years. Though remote work was already on the...

May 03, 2022

How to Build and Scale a SaaS Sales Team

The Managers' Playbook to Hiring a SaaS Sales Team for your Business It’s easy for founders to be salespeople. They’re often the face of the brand and the person most excited about the...

April 19, 2022

How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

We know you have challenges in building a predictable and sustainable talent pipeline. Let's tackle it together. What You'll Learn Key challenges of recruiting and how to address themWays...

April 06, 2022

Losing Top Candidates to Unicorns and FAANG Companies? How to Stop It.

Key Learnings: Finding your unique value proposition as an employer brandHow to market your company & stand out to top candidatesHow to message your offers strategically so candidates...

March 16, 2022

What's the State of Remote Work for the Tech Industry?

An Employer's Guide to the Future of Work WHAT YOU'LL LEARN What you can do as an employer to appeal to 90% of Hired candidatesThe various types and definitions of remote and hybrid...

March 01, 2022

The Great Resignation Now: 5 Ways to Rethink Recruiting in 2022

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN The story of the "Great Resignation" and where we are now in 20223 key trends to navigate, coupled with our exclusive data5 strategies to invigorate pipelines, increase...

February 22, 2022

2022 Recruiting Benchmarks for Scaling Startups

How to Use a Value-Driven Strategy to Strengthen SMB and Mid-Market Recruitment What You'll Learn: Top recruiting trends for small to medium size businesses (in the US, companies with...

February 15, 2022

8 Top Recruiting Benchmark Goals for Enterprises in 2022

How to Strengthen Enterprise Recruiting Through Strong Employer Brands & Values What You'll Learn: Benchmarking metrics for efficiency, equity and transparencyHow top employers are...

January 31, 2022

5 Recruiting Trends to Watch in 2022

Predictions for Tech & Sales Recruitment in 2022 from Hired Leadership There’s no denying that 2021 was a wild ride for HR and talent acquisition teams, making it tough to predict...

January 11, 2022

Want to Run Better Interviews? You Need a Pre-Brief Meeting (Free Template)

Align teams and Enjoy Better Interviews with a Pre-Brief Meeting of Stakeholders A seamless interview includes more than candidate experience and playing calendar Wordle. It's important your...

December 08, 2021

How to Onboard Tech Engineers onto Your Team (Free 30/60/90 Template)

Use this Free Onboarding Template for Tech New Hires (Onboarding a new tech engineer with a plan is more efficient and provides a better employee experience.) A recent Hired report found...

November 22, 2021

The 15 Minute Technical Phone Screen: 3 Top Questions to Vet Candidates Quickly

Reduce the time to fill tech roles with 3 top questions to screen candidates fast (Plan and organize your questions to quickly assess potential technical professional candidates with this...

November 01, 2021

2021 State of UK Tech Salaries

New Data on Compensation and Benefits in UK Tech Roles, Industries and More What You'll Learn UK tech salary trends based on role, industry, and years of experienceHow technical...

October 20, 2021

Best Practices for Onboarding Hybrid Roles (A Complete Checklist)

About this Checklist Before COVID-19, employees spent most of their time in the office—but when the world changed, so did workplace norms. Today, many companies have adopted a hybrid work...

August 17, 2021

The Great Resignation: 5 Ways to Rethink Recruiting in a Competitive Market

We’re in the middle of the Great Resignation. Around the world, employees are quitting their jobs at record setting rates. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, four million American...

August 13, 2021

Decreasing Time to Hire: 8 Tips to Improve Your Response Rates from Candidates

Fill Open Roles Faster by Increasing Talent Responses If you’re like most businesses, you’re doing your best to hire efficiently and reduce time-to-fill. While there are contributing factors...

July 22, 2021

The DEI Hiring Playbook: 8 Actionable Strategies

To see how business leaders across the country are driving impactful DEI efforts, we launched the Ally Series on our Talk Talent to Me podcast. In these episodes, host Rob Stevenson sits down...

December 23, 2022

How to Build a Sustainable Tech Talent Acquisition Strategy: A Comprehensive Guide

About this eBook Do you know anyone who's used "talent acquisition" and "recruiting" interchangeably? Maybe you've done it, yourself! While organizations are moving towards a more sustainable...