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

Keeping your talent pipeline warm during a hiring freeze
When recruiting is your business, a hiring freeze is one of the worst things that can happen. But that doesn’t mean that your recruiting activity should be on hold. In fact, experts say that this is the perfect time to work on building and nurturing your talent pipeline.
Manager welcoming an unretired worker to the team.
How to Hire Unretired Workers
Here are the main benefits of hiring and onboarding unretired workers—those returning to the workforce—and how to recruit them.
How to Recruit Medical Staff
Whether you operate a doctor office or a dental office, learning how to recruit medical staff is key to running a successful practice.
A team creates their employer branding.
How to Create an Employee Referral Program
Your employee referral program will help you reach more candidates and boost your employer brand, strengthening your company.
Manager working out marketing strategies for her staffing agency.
5 Marketing Strategies for Staffing Agencies
Implement these top marketing strategies for staffing agencies to build a loyal client base and find top candidates.
A hiring manager meets with a candidate.
How to Attract Candidates to Your Company
Monster spoke to career advice experts to find out how to attract candidates to your company so you can recruit top talent.

All Talent Acquisition Guides

Stay on top of the game with recruiting technology
The recruiting landscape is evolving quickly. Recruiting technology can help you stay a step ahead of the pack. Learn more at Monster.com.
New hire orientation advice for recent grads
Employers and hiring managers can do a lot to help recent grads succeed at work. Get started with new hire orientation advice from Monster.com.
Fine-Tune Your Employee Selection Process
These tips will help you better gauge a candidate based on their cover letter and resume as you begin the employee selection process.
How to Hire Salespeople Who are Top Producers
When you hire salespeople, it's important to avoid hiring just anybody in a pinch. Learn how to put together a smart strategy to find the top performers.
How to Find Qualified Candidates in a Sea of Applicants
Do you need to find qualified candidates quickly? Here are a few tips to help you sort through your applications and land your next hire.
No Better Time than Now to Improve Job Posting Results

Assess your job posting skills to attract the best pool of job seekers for your position. These tips can help.

Social Media: Recruiting and Hiring

Monster’s Guide to Social Media and Work helps you explore key issues about managing social media and your employees.

5 Healthcare Recruiting Tips for Success
These 5 tips are a remedy for your healthcare recruiting challenges and can help you attract qualified applicants while improving your employer brand.

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How to Recruit Medical Staff
Whether you operate a doctor office or a dental office, learning how to recruit medical staff is key to running a successful practice.
3 ways to make your job posting more attractive

Candidates will spend many hours trawling through hundreds of adverts, many indistinguishable from the next. You need to make yours stand out.

Top Five Recruiter Lies (and How to Avoid Them)
Do recruiters lie? Well, sometimes, even when they have good intentions. This guide to common recruiter lies will help you be more effective, and honest.
How to Comply With Hiring Laws and Reduce Legal Risk
Smart employers know that complying with hiring laws not only protects you from litigation, but it also helps you build a better workforce.
10 Tips to Hire the Right Candidate
Desirable candidates, even ones who have the right qualifications must be flexible, rapid, and eager learners. Here are some questions you need to ask.
Recruiting Strategies: Recruit Large Company Employees

Candidates with large company experience can boost your small business to the next level. Make it a good fit.

Use Job Description Keywords to Get Noticed and Hire the Best
Even the most comprehensive, well-written job posting won't attract the right people if you don't use job description keywords. We'll show you how.
How to Improve Your Company Branding
These expert-recommended tips will help you develop your company branding so you can recruit and retain top talent.