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 Find and Recruit Passive Candidates
The best person for the job might not have applied yet. Here’s how to attract passive candidates so you can build the strongest team.
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How to Write an Interview Request Email
Write an effective interview request email to create a good first impression with your chosen candidates. Learn more and get tips at Monster.com.
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 Close the Job Skills Gap With Your Hiring Process
These five steps can help you close the job skills gap at your organization so you have the right team in place to be successful.
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How Much Does an Employee Cost?
To determine whether you should hire staff, you need to factor all expenditures required to answer the question: How much does an employee cost?
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.

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.

Need some help recruiting for a small business?

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.
When it comes to company branding, look within
Branding comes from inside and organization, then shows on the outside when good corporate culture shines through. Get more information and resources on business management at Monster.com.