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

A hiring manager and recruiter discuss hiring manager vs. recruiter responsibilities.
Hiring Manager vs. Recruiter: How to Collaborate
This plan for divvying up hiring manager vs. recruiter responsibilities and working together effectively will help you recruit top talent. 
A candidate and hiring manager speak in a job interview.
4 Ways to Improve Your Recruitment Efforts
These strategies will help you improve your recruitment efforts so you're able to make a great impression and hire top talent faster.
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.

All Talent Acquisition Guides

Recruiting trends 2019: What large companies need to know

You’ve got your budget set, your KPIs nailed down, and even a list of some of the reqs that you can’t fill until Q4 is up. Now take a look at the trends we think will be important to large businesses in 2019. Yes, AI is on there, but we’ve spotted a few new things that are also worth considering.

How to Build a Recruitment Marketing Strategy
Promote your employer brand and attract potential candidates with an effective recruitment marketing strategy.
Where’s the Human Element in Recruiting?

The next generation of HR technology will leverage data and automation to improve sourcing efficiencies. Yet a successful placement requires a deeper understanding of the candidate, says Monster CEO Scott Gutz. He offers his insights on we can infuse recruiting with a more human touch.

This Top Nursing School Knows What Young Nurses Want and How to Engage Them

As dean of the Lienhard School of Nursing, Harriet Feldman has cultivated a growing pipeline of graduates who are quickly scooped up by employers. She shares what today’s new nursing grads look for in their first job.

Employer Branding Plays a Lead Role in These Healthcare Stories for Good Reason

These healthcare staffing companies have tapped into the power of a clearly-defined employer branding that enables them to woo healthcare candidates who are often difficult to attract.

System Administrator Interview Questions
When hiring a system administrator, interview questions and recruitment tactics need to be part of an overall strategy. Here's how to put it all together.
8 Success Stories to Inspire Your Employer Branding Strategy
Need some inspiration for your company's employer branding strategy? Attract, hire, and retain the best with these eight inspirational examples.
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.

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Unveiling Monster’s Vision for the Future of Job Search
The future of job search will include more tools to better vet candidates, more of a relationship-building approach, and greater efficiency.
How to Write a Job Description
Learn how to write a job description that attracts the right people, those who will be as committed as you are to taking your business to the next level.
5 Tips to Improve Your Company’s Strategy for Website Recruitment
Employers can change how they approach website recruitment to attract quality candidates. Here are a few small changes that can have a big impact.
5 Marketing Strategies for Staffing Agencies
Implement these top marketing strategies for staffing agencies to build a loyal client base and find top 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
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.

Manufacturing Recruitment in a Tech Driven World
Hiring manufacturing employees in a dynamic and ever-changing economy is a challenge. Here are a few tips to help you connect with the right candidates.
Tips for Hiring Construction Workers
Hiring construction workers is a little different than hiring in most other industries. Here are some tips that can help you draw them in.