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

Manager writing an interview request email at work
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

How to Tell a Candidate They Were Not Selected
Knowing how to tell a candidate they were not selected is an important part of the recruitment process and will help your employer brand.
IT recruiting tips for the non-techie recruiter
Hiring IT professionals is important for your business, but it can be hard if you don't have a tech background. Get help with IT recruiting at Monster.com.
Hire Better Employees With Values-Based Interview Questions
Use values-based interview questions to find employees who will increase employee morale and engagement, making your team more successful.
Questions to Ask During Job Offer Negotiation Talks
Once you get close to the job offer, you'll want to ask certain questions to gauge a candidate's actual interest in the job. Learn about questions to ask during job offer negotiation talks, and more, at Monster.com.
Recruiting College Graduates: Hire for Attitude and Train for Skills

Are you overlooking talented college grads? Author Don Asher advocates that you look to hire for ability rather than skills.

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.
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.

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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.
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.