The Brazen Blog

Stay up-to-date on the most recent trends in talent acquisition, recruitment marketing, employer branding, and human resources.
Labor Market Trends & The War for Talent
The Brazen Blog
Jun 09, 2021

Labor Market Trends & The War for Talent

As the economy recovers from the pandemic, one key indicator is getting a lot of attention - the job market. In many sectors, competition for top talent never waned, while others saw historic unemployment. The talent wars are yet again heating up, and companies are scrambling to get ready. So what factors are at play, and which industries are most likely to feel its effects the hardest? Let’s examine the trends that have contributed to increased competition for top talent.
Read More
5 Ways Virtual Hiring Events Help Recruiters Compete in the Talent Wars
The Brazen Blog
Jun 08, 2021

5 Ways Virtual Hiring Events Help Recruiters Compete in the Talent Wars

As businesses begin to rebound, one thing is clear: competition for talent is tough, and it’s going to be that way for some time. In nearly every industry, there are simply not enough workers to fill all the open positions. And you know what this means for recruiting. It’s poised to be more challenging than ever for as long as the talent shortage lasts. Virtual recruiting events offer myriad benefits that change the game for today’s recruiters, and make it possible to do more with less, even in the tightest talent markets.
Read More
Lockheed Martin Talks Diversity Hiring for Experienced Candidates & How to Build Your Talent Pipeline with Virtual Events: Webinar Takeaways
The Brazen Blog
Jun 04, 2021

Lockheed Martin Talks Diversity Hiring for Experienced Candidates & How to Build Your Talent Pipeline with Virtual Events: Webinar Takeaways

With Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion hiring initiatives on the rise, TA professionals everywhere are eager to learn new ways in which to enhance DEI recruiting and make it a working part of their own talent acquisition strategy. So what better way to get inspired than to learn from a company who’s set the gold standard in diverse talent acquisition? During this exciting and interactive webinar, we had Jason Boone, Diversity & Veteran Outreach Lead at Lockheed Martin walk us through Lockheed Martin’s philosophy for building and nurturing their diverse talent community and explain how they use virtual events to build their long-term talent pipeline.
Read More
The Ultimate Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Toolkit
The Brazen Blog
May 28, 2021

The Ultimate Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Toolkit

The growing need for inclusive and diverse workplaces in all sectors can (and should) no longer be ignored.So we’re putting it all together in one handy place for you in this UltimateDEI FAQ and Toolkit. Get inspired with this an easy-to-navigate collection of our best ebooks, webinars, case studies, podcasts, blog posts, news mentions and more about diversity, equity, and inclusion, so you can take your DEI goals from ideas into reality. 
Read More
How to Bias-Check Your Organization’s Hiring Process
The Brazen Blog
May 26, 2021

How to Bias-Check Your Organization’s Hiring Process

Bias is everywhere, whether we realize it or not. Sometimes it’s overt and obvious, but more often than not, it’s a subconscious part of our decision-making that has more power over our thinking processes than most people give it credit for. So, how do we become more mindful of the mental processes that influence our actions, and what can we do to identify and put them under a more critical and objective lens?
Read More
4 Ways Recruitment Marketing Helps You Avoid a Hiring Crisis in 2021
The Brazen Blog
May 20, 2021

4 Ways Recruitment Marketing Helps You Avoid a Hiring Crisis in 2021

Given the heightened competition for smaller pools of candidates, employers must increase their investment in recruitment marketing in order to steer clear of a future hiring crisis. While things may improve soon—a quarter of workers do plan to look for a new job when the threat of the pandemic decreases—employers need to take action now to lay the groundwork for the future.
Read More
The Recruiter's Guide to Inclusive Language
The Brazen Blog
May 18, 2021

The Recruiter's Guide to Inclusive Language

Recruiters must understand and use inclusive language — that is, words that do not marginalize people because of their culture, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, socioeconomic status, appearance,   or any other factor that shouldn’t play a role in selecting the best candidate for the job. It’s necessary to use inclusive language in all forms of communication with job seekers, from job descriptions and career site content to emails to conversations. Here’s a primer to help you get acquainted with inclusive language, some common mistakes to avoid, and suggestions on how to spot problematic language in your recruiting practices.
Read More
Employment Insights from Monster's The Future of Work 2021 Survey
The Brazen Blog
May 13, 2021

Employment Insights from Monster's The Future of Work 2021 Survey

As we look forward to the end of the pandemic, it’s essential to make data-informed decisions about how to structure your workforce in the months and years ahead. We recently shared Q2 insights in our State of Hybrid Recruiting Report and we’re not the only organization conducting research to forecast the future of talent acquisition and employment. A long time fixture in the employment space, Monster, conducted surveys of employers and candidates in seven countries over two months at the end of 2020 and published the results in a new report, Future of Work: 2021 Global Outlook.
Read More
Diversity and Inclusion in Recruitment: 5 Tips for Better Outcomes
The Brazen Blog
May 11, 2021

Diversity and Inclusion in Recruitment: 5 Tips for Better Outcomes

As organizations work to make progress in creating more diverse, inclusive, and equitable organizations, it’s important to take a look at your recruiting strategies. From working to avoid implicit bias in your hiring practices to educating everyone who participates in your hiring process on your organization’s DEI definitions, policies, and standards, it’s important to take a close look at your recruitment and hiring process through a DEI lens. That's why we've compiled this handy list of tips to equip you to help hiring managers, recruiters, and any other team members who participate in your company's hiring process get on the same page when evaluating potential candidates from all walks of life.
Read More
1
2 3