Joshua Jones

About the Author

Joshua Jones is director, talent solutions with ERE Media. He supports conferences and publications focused on human resources, talent acquisition, and talent management. Prior to joining ERE Media, he dedicated nearly seven years as a recruiter and sourcer to tackling hiring challenges for companies and organizations nationwide.

Taking Control of Recruitment Metrics

Metrics are essential to tracking and improving the success of any recruitment team, but with a dizzying number of tools and measurements on the market, it can be challenging for recruiters to know where to start. Asking the right questions up front can help recruiters take control and use data to make more…

Recruiting for Those Hard-to-Fill Positions

While traditional recruiting strategies continue to evolve over time and new sources of hire are developed each year, some roles take an unconventional approach in order attract top talent. The demand for certain candidates, like developers who code a specific language, continues to increase as supply goes down. Post and pray is no…

Angela Bortolussi’s Bold Predictions for 2017

The recruiting landscape changed forever in 2016. As much of a bold statement that is, big moves were made, recruiting giants like Monster and LinkedIn were sold, and trends from leading influencers came true. Roy Maurer, editor at the Society for Human Resource Management, predicted that employer branding would continue to grow in…

A Few More Post-SHRM Insights From Marcus Buckingham

Last week during Marcus Buckingham’s keynote session at #SHRM15, the SHRM annual conference in Las Vegas, the best-selling author, researcher, and business consultant talked about a number of things: The disconnected reality of performance reviews; The critical need for companies to leverage technology that is designed with team leaders — not organizations —…

May the Source Be with You: Sourcing College Candidate Pools for Top Talent

SourceCon Webinar:  Thursday, May 7 at 2:00 PM EDT Register: https://cc.readytalk.com/r/8gxccebsc01t&eom College campuses are one of the most renewable populations of candidates available to recruiting teams. Many graduating students have been trained in the most cutting edge technologies and methods. In addition, they’re ambitious, energetic, and ready to showcase their skills. However, to an…

Best of 2014 #8: How to Write an InMail They Can’t Refuse by @7Recruiter

Editor’s note: During the holidays, we’re counting down the Best of 2014. Our regular content will return in January. Candidate engagement. It’s a topic on the lips and hearts of recruiters and talent acquisition professionals worldwide. With LinkedIn’s unending commitment to implementing changes, and with more and more potential candidates becoming fed-up with obtuse and clueless…

How and Why to Forget All Your Recruiting Problems

Believe it or not, there are recruiters who are able to remember anything and everything without the help of their laptop, smartphone, or ATS. Facts regarding dates of employment, professional certifications, places candidates are willing to relocate, when bonuses are paid at certain companies, are all recollected with ease. Recruiters who can do…

How to Write An InMail They Can’t Refuse

Candidate engagement. It’s a topic on the lips and hearts of recruiters and talent acquisition professionals worldwide. With LinkedIn’s unending commitment to implementing changes, and with more and more potential candidates becoming fed-up with obtuse and clueless recruiters, it has become clearer than ever that mastering the art of candidate touch is imperative…