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

How to Hire a Manager
Looking to make your company’s next crucial leadership hiring decision? Learn how to hire a manager without making any costly wrong moves.
Hiring Interior Designers: 5 Steps
Hiring interior designers for your firm? This step-by-step approach will help you organize your search and find designers who share your vision and passion.
How to Hire an Electrician
Looking for an electrician? Here’s exactly how to hire an electrician who’s hardwired for the job, from crafting your job description to doing interviews.
Hiring a Chef
Hiring a chef involves the consideration of a broad range of experience. From skills to education, learn what you need to make the best hiring decision.
How to Hire a Painter
Get the whole picture on how to hire a painter, from crafting a strong job description to doing interviews and reference checks that go beyond the surface.
Hiring Architects for Your Firm: 5 Steps
When hiring architects for your firm, take stock of your specific staffing needs, thoroughly check portfolios, and follow these other best practices.
How to Hire a Personal Care Assistant
Here’s how to hire a personal care assistant with the necessary experience and skillset to make a client’s life easier and more enjoyable.
How to Hire a Receptionist 
Here’s how to hire a receptionist you can trust with everything from fielding calls to filling out paperwork.

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How to Hire Software Developers
Here’s how to hire software developers with the technical skills to build apps and websites for your business.
How to Hire a Driver
Here’s how to hire a driver who has the skills and experience you need to drive your business forward.
How to Hire a 1099 Employee
Find out how to hire a 1099 employee, how to recruit and set up contracts with the best freelancers, and when the IRS says they're full-fledged employees.
How to Hire a Social Media Manager
Not sure how to hire a social media manager? Get the guidance you need to craft a great job ad, interview candidates, and more.
How to Hire a Butler
Here's how to hire a butler for your hotel, your home, or your client who can manage details with taste and discretion and keep things running smoothly.
How to Hire a Virtual Assistant
Learn how to hire a virtual assistant without the guesswork, from defining the role to interviewing the top candidates, in five simple steps.
How to Hire a Personal Assistant
Need to know how to hire a personal assistant you can trust with everything from scheduling to pesky paperwork? Here are some tips to finding the right one.
How to Find Gig Economy Workers
Here’s exactly how to find gig economy workers who can help you grow your business, whether you need a logo, website, or someone to build office furniture.