Talent Acquisition

Topics include: attracting employees, company branding, effective job postings, acquiring job candidates, interviewing, hiring practices, onboarding, employee referral programs, talent sourcing, the engagement cycle, and more.

Featured Talent Acquisition Guides

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How to Write an Interview Request Email
Mastering how to write an interview request email can improve your candidate experience and burnish your employer brand.
Strategic Tips for Hiring Seasonal Employees
Recruiting seasonal employees presents unique challenges each season. Here are some tips on how to get the workers you need when you need them.
How to Source and Interview Java Developers
These tips from recruiters will help you source and interview the java developers that will address your company’s IT needs.
Need Interns? Get to Know Generation Z
Plan to recruit summer interns? Meet Gen Z. Their attitudes differ from Millennials in some significant ways.
A hiring manager asks leadership interview questions.
The 27 Best Interview Questions to Ask Candidates
When you're ready to start interviewing job candidates, there are certain key questions that you can use to sort through the applicants and find your next star performer.
Some Staffing Firms Are Maximizing Profits—Can Yours Do the Same?
Low unemployment and an ever-growing demand for workers have brought bigger opportunities for staffing firms. Find out how some staffing companies are making the most of these advantageous but often challenging circumstances.

All Talent Acquisition Guides

5 Small Business Website Design Strategies
Revamping your small business website design can help you draw in more customers, sell more products, grow your brand, and attract better job applicants.
Mind the millennial—improving recruitment of Generation Y employees
With Generation Y employees set to take over the workforce, the need for fine-tuning your millennial recruitment strategies is clear. Get started at Monster.com.
How to write a job description: reign in job requirements
Build a better job description, and better applicants will beat a path to your door. For the latest hiring resources, including expert recruiting insights and the latest hiring trends, go to Monster.com.
Creating a Small Business Blog: 5 Tips
Are you looking to create a small business blog but unsure where to start? These 5 tips will help you create and maintain a blog for your small business.
Should you hire overqualified candidates?
Overqualified candidates can bring great value to your organization, but they can also come with a price -- the cost of a quick turnover. However, there are ways to find the right overqualified candidate for your company. Learn more about this and other business retention and recruitment strategies at Monster.com.
Monster Social Media Resources

Use Monster’s Social Media Resources to stay on top of social media trends and talent management best practices.

Social Media Recruiting: Understand the Legal Guidelines

Social media is changing recruiting and hiring. Before you jump in, take some time to understand the legal parameters.

Seasonal Hiring Guide

Seasonal hiring needs can create havoc with recruitment. These resources will help your contingent hiring process.

Need some help recruiting for a small business?

5 Video Marketing Tips for Employers
Enhancing your recruiting efforts with a video marketing strategy is a great way to attract qualified candidates and hire the best.
Summer Hiring: How to Find the Right Seasonal Workers
When you need seasonal workers for your summer jobs, time isn't on your side. Get it done right -- and on time -- with these summer hiring best practices.
Holistic Thinking: A Prescription for Health Care Recruiting

How can you recruit people who will add holistic value? Look for candidates who can relate to the overall organization.

How to Recruit for Salary vs. Hourly Workers
When you choose to hire salary vs. hourly workers you may need to adjust your strategy to find high quality candidates and increase retention.
Virtual Recruitment Strategies
A virtual recruitment strategy is smart business. Learn how to expand your talent base and create greater efficiencies in the process.
5 Expert Tips for Sourcing Candidates
Despite the convenience of online recruiting, sourcing candidates is still an art that requires a human touch, attention to detail, and effort.
How Much Does an Employee Cost?
Considering hiring? Factor all expenditures required to answer the question: How much does an employee cost?
How to write a job posting online
Want to know how to write a job posting for an online audience? You'll need to be sepcific, clear, up front and demanding. Learn more from Monster.com.