Beyond the Template, Beyond the Resume


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There is a common sentiment among talent acquisition professionals when it comes to candidate outreach and engagement: personalization is key. Templates, old methodologies and automated messages come across as dull and lazy. Recruiters are already getting a bad rap so why are so many still using outdated techniques for communications? It’s time to move past these boring hiring techniques and present your full self as an organization. You need to not just personalize the words, you need to personalize the medium. And that goes both ways – how you communicate and how you ask your candidates to respond.

Are you looking for outgoing and creative people who can adapt to uncertain situations? Ask them to share a video! Are you interested in tech talent that can appreciate a sense of humor? Use memes! Good talent sourcing requires social proof. Candidates need to know that you’ve done your homework and are interested in them as a human and not just a role to fill. But to know, means to adapt to your market – not demand your market adapt to you! This roundtable features Vanessa Raath – The Talent Hunter. We’re going to talk about how to get

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