TalentShare Blog

Candidate Communication Matters

Recruiting is easier when companies cultivate positive candidate experiences. Communication is fundamental to positive experiences––even if the news isn’t good. Our research shows that 89% of all applicants are frustrated with the infrequency of communication during the recruiting process. In our on-demand, sharing economy, communication during the hiring process might be the single most important aspect of building and protecting a company’s brand with candidates.

Shared Sourcing is at the Center of the New Dynamic Workforce

The makeup of a company’s team dictates its ability to build superior products, dominate its market, and grow faster than the competition. Since the quality and skills of a team is the heart of a company’s success, finding the right candidates quickly and efficiently is critical.

Welcome to TalentShare

TalentShare is a uniquely simple concept. Our name speaks perfectly to the community we are building for companies and candidates, where hiring the right person is easier and faster than ever. We enable talent professionals to leverage their collective sourcing budgets and recruiting processes to create a pool of qualified, available candidates.

Rethinking Candidate Sourcing During Hyper Growth

Talent professionals face high demand and a competitive marketplace. Economic growth is driving demand for skilled workers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, which are predicted to grow at nearly 10% each year through 2024. Demand for non-technical candidates is also high with 6.4% growth in demand yearly. Highly competitive markets like the Bay Area, New York and the Seattle and Portland areas, are showing even higher demand.

It's time for recruiting to join the sharing economy

How did sharing become such a powerful force in today’s economy? Technology has allowed for the disruption of inefficient markets, facilitated better use of assets and resources, and has resulted in dramatically higher productivity. Even with all this disruption, we’re still just beginning to realize the reach and benefits of the shift.

Sales Hiring to Scale

As a sales executive in Silicon Valley, “hiring” and "scaling" are like peanut butter and jelly. And it’s like you are in second grade again, and that’s all your parents will make you for lunch for the entire year. Day after day. So buckle up and I hope you really like peanut butter and jelly.

How to Handle Rejecting Great Candidates

Letting a candidate go is probably the most common thing a recruiter does. And let’s be honest – it’s a part of the job. Only one person can get the job but ideally as a recruiter and a hiring manager, you get the opportunity to see and speak to some great people. Unfortunately, sometimes you have to reject great candidates.