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

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.
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5 Ways to Attract Leisure and Hospitality Candidates
The leisure and hospitality industry can be one of the toughest for hiring and retaining top talent. Here are five ways to attract the right candidates.
Best hiring tactics for recruiting tech talent
Read about the most innovative hiring strategies for recruiting tech talent. Find more resources for recruting and hiring at Monster.com

All Talent Acquisition Guides

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.
How to Hire a Software Developer
Here’s how to hire a software developer 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.

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How to Hire a 1099 Employee
Find out how to hire a 1099 employee you can trust and how the IRS differentiates between an employee and a contractor.
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.
Recruiting Nurses: 8 Tips to Combat Today’s Staffing Shortages
Recruiting nurses is a constant challenge for employers, but there are changes you can make today to broaden your appeal and stand out from the competition.
How to Identify Candidates With Transferable Skills
Is a faulty hiring process keeping you from finding qualified candidates? These strategies can help you find people with transferable skills.