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6 best practices for effective mobile recruiting

Learn 6 ways that mobile recruitment can speed up your hiring and improve the candidate experience.

The easiest way to calculate quality of hire

Learn how, and why, to use quality of hire, and the best way to calculate it.

Get inspired by these 4 innovative startup recruitment strategies

Think outside of the box by borrowing these recruitment strategies straight from today’s startups.

30 recruitment blogs worth following

The Hire team’s roundup of 30 recruitment blogs from HR experts, agencies, and recruiting tech companies.

The buyers’ guide to applicant tracking systems

Get educated on applicant tracking systems with our buyers’ guide: Free articles, templates, and e-books to help you find the ATS that’s right for your organization.

How HR teams can successfully use headcount planning

Cliff Emmanuel, Program Manager for Google’s Workforce Planning team, shares how organizations can successfully plan for future hiring demand.

What is employee lifetime value, and how can measuring ELTV improve your organization?

Understand what employee lifetime value is, how it’s calculated, and how to use ELTV data to make improvements at your organization.

From yes to desk: How to ace the transition from candidate to employee

Learn why it’s crucial to keep new hires engaged before their first day, and how to successfully transition them from a “yes” to their desk.

How to accurately calculate your cost per hire

Learn why cost per hire is one of the most important recruiting metrics can use to improve your recruiting process.

Save time and money by tracking recruiting source quality

Streamline your recruiting process and save time and money by calculating recruitment source quality.

How to boost your application completion rate

Perfect your application form to increase the number of qualified applicants

How to choose the best applicant tracking system for your small business

Make hiring at your small business faster and more efficient with an ATS. Here’s how to find the one that’s best for you.

10 essential recruiting email templates

Streamline your email routine with these ten email templates.

3 ways recruiters can reduce time to fill

Read three proven ways that recruiters can reduce time to fill for vacant roles at their organization.

Hiring 101: How to Plan, Build, and Improve Your Hiring Process

Attract top talent with our Hiring 101 series: free guides, worksheets and templates to help you build a better hiring process.

Worried about a hiring slowdown? Here’s how to pick up the pace.

Jeff Moore, Director of Staffing for Google’s Consumer Hardware Business, shares advice on navigating hiring slowdowns.

How to make an interview schedule (+ free template)

Tips for better interview schedulings, and a free scheduling template

10 ways applicant tracking systems help employers

In this post, we explain how applicant tracking systems help employers by streamlining administrative tasks and enabling collaboration.

How to recruit new college graduates

Jeff Moore, Director of Staffing for Google’s Consumer Hardware Business, shares advice on hiring new college graduates.

10 leadership interview questions to help assess management potential

10 questions that will help you assess candidate’s true leadership potential.

5 signs that you've outgrown your free applicant tracking system

In this post, we break down steps you can take to adopt a paid ATS when your organization has outgrown your free tool.

How to be a good interviewer: 12 tips from hiring experts

Improve your interview skills with these expert tips.

How to budget for your first ATS

Get budget approval to purchase your first applicant tracking system by following these tips from the Hire team.

10 group interview questions to reveal your strongest candidates

Improve your next panel interview with these 10 group interview questions.

7 ways to create more actionable recruiting reports

The Hire team shares seven tips for strengthening your recruiting reports so you can hire faster and more efficiently.

5 tips for running better group interviews

Hire the best candidates by improving your group interview strategies.

10 culture fit interview questions—and what to look for in the answers

10 conversation-sparking interview questions to help you assess candidates for culture fit.

5 tips for rolling out a new ATS to your team

Discover 5 important tips that can make rolling out a new ATS so much easier.

Discovering the ROI of Hire

Hire by Google can save your business money. Discover how.

How to build a recruitment process flowchart

We show recruiters how to visualize their hiring process with a flowchart, and the benefits of doing so.

20 recruiting metrics (and how to calculate them)

Discover 20 useful recruiting metrics and learn how to calculate them.

Culture-driven recruiting: The key to long-term employee retention

Jeff Moore, Head of Staffing for Google’s Consumer Hardware Business, shares advice on evaluating culture fit.

What is a structured interview?

The Hire team shares advice on implementing a structured interview process, as well as how the format benefits interviewers and candidates.

How to create an interview evaluation form (+ free template)

Create a consistent interview experience with a free interview evaluation form.

7 common reasons companies switch their ATS to Hire

Marisa Millard from the Google Sales & Partnerships team, shares the 7 most compelling reasons organizations have for choosing the Hire ATS.

How to write an effective interview confirmation email (+ free template)

Write an informative interview confirmation email with these guidelines and a free interview confirmation email template.

How to convince your leadership team that you’re ready for an ATS

Learn how to convince senior leadership to invest in an ATS, plus how to best explain the potential benefits using data.

7 traits of the top applicant tracking systems

Read about seven traits of the top applicant tracking systems, and learn how each one helps improve your hiring processes.

How to calculate and improve your turnover rate

Learn how to calculate your employee turnover rate, plus three ways you can start to reduce turnover at your organization.

A new hire checklist for successful onboarding (+ free template)

Successfully onboard your new employees with a free new hire checklist.

How to measure, track, and improve time-to-hire

Learn how tracking and improving your time-to-hire can streamline the hiring experience for your candidates.

19 creative career page examples from Everlane, Headspace, Stripe and more

Gain inspiration for crafting a careers page that drives applications with our list of 19 exceptional examples.

An inside look at 12 recruiting tools used by modern HR teams.

Hire stronger candidates faster and more efficiently with these 12 powerful recruiting tools.

The easiest way to source top talent? Re-engage lost candidates.

Jeff Moore, Head of Staffing for Google's Consumer Hardware business, shares insights on how to re-engage past candidates.

8 types of hiring bias that exclude the candidates you need

Build a fairer hiring process and improve diversity and inclusion by identifying and addressing these 8 common hiring biases.

What is an applicant tracking system?

An applicant tracking system makes the hiring process more efficient by automating certain stages and storing information in an accessible database.

10 creative candidate-sourcing strategies from IKEA, Spotify, Deloitte and more

Finding top talent requires real creativity. From cryptic billboards to Spotify playlists, we’re sharing 10 innovative sourcing strategies.

How to make the most of exit interviews (+ free interviewer template)

The exit interview is a goldmine of honest, actionable advice. Use our free template to turn employee departures into valuable learning experiences.

Sourcing Candidates: 5 Strategies to Fill Your Hiring Pipeline

Struggling to attract applicants? Fill your hiring pipeline with quality candidates using these 5 proactive sourcing strategies.

How to report recruiting metrics to senior management

Jeff Moore, Head of Staffing for Google’s Consumer Hardware Business, shares advice on reporting recruiting data to company leadership.

How to Create a Culture of Recruiting

Jeff Moore, Head of Staffing for Google's Consumer Hardware business, shares insights on how to build a culture of recruiting.

How to Scale Recruitment with an Employee Referral Program

Research shows that employee referrals are the best recruiting source at your disposal. Learn how to build your own referral process now.

15 newsletters every HR professional should read

Fill your inbox with novel sourcing strategies, hiring process improvements, industry news and burgeoning workplace trends.

How to build a resume screening process

Learn how to identify your most promising candidates with a simple and effective four-step process for screening resumes.

5 Core Recruiting Metrics Every Hiring Team Should Benchmark

Track, analyze and improve—we’ll show you how 5 straightforward recruiting metrics can turn a good hiring process into a great one.

How to Craft a Standout Compensation Package

Learn how to set fair salaries and build a complete compensation package, perfect for wooing candidates and delighting employees.

How to Recruit in a Highly Competitive Job Market

Jeff Moore, Head of Staffing for Google’s Consumer Hardware business, shares insights on how to attract candidates in a highly competitive job market.

Insourcing vs. Outsourcing: How to Make the Right Hiring Decision

Decide whether to insource or outsource your next role, with our seven question framework for making great hiring decisions.

How to Write Rejection Letters That Boost Reapplication Rates (+ Free Template)

Write a thoughtful rejection letter with these step-by-step instructions, and download a free rejection letter template and sample.

7 Questions to Ask When Buying an Applicant Tracking System

Seven simple questions to help you find the ideal recruiting tool to suit your business, hiring process and recruiting ethos.

The Art of Turning Rejected Candidates into Allies

Jeff Moore, Head of Staffing for Google’s Consumer Hardware business, shares insights on how to reject candidates in a thoughtful, helpful way.

Hiring 101: How to Plan, Build, and Improve Your Hiring Process

Attract top talent with our Hiring 101 series: free guides, worksheets and templates to help you build a better hiring process.

50 Free Job Posting Sites to Help You Hire Faster and Smarter

Learn how to promote your latest open job to thousands of applicants with 50 free job boards, job search engines and social media sites.

9 Signs You’re Ready for an Applicant Tracking System

You've heard of applicant tracking systems. But is it time for you to find one to help you hire? These nine signs will help you decide.

Great Candidate Experience Isn't a “Nice to Have”—It Cuts Costs and Drives Revenue

More and more teams are realizing how important candidate experience really is. Here are 6 data-driven reasons it should be made a top priority.

7 Proven Job Interview Questions—and What to Look for in the Answers

Asking candidates the right questions makes or breaks your hiring strategy - check out the 7 proven interview questions recommended by the Hire team.

A Modern Take on Data-Driven Recruiting from a Google Recruiting Leader

Jeff Moore, Head of Staffing for Google’s Consumer Hardware business, shares insights on how he uses data to run his recruiting program.

The Anatomy of a Successful Job Description (+ Free Template)

Your guide for how to write a job description that stands out, including a template modeled on real Google job descriptions.

How to Screen Job Candidates Over the Phone

The Hire team walks us through how to conduct an effective phone screening process, including a free phone screen template with 15 sample questions.

How to Write a Job Offer Letter (+ Free Template)

Step-by-step instructions for writing a job offer letter that gets signed, along with a free job offer letter template and sample.

How the best recruiters build relationships with their hiring managers

Staffing leader for Google's Consumer Hardware team, Jeff Moore, walks us through the 5 principles the best recruiters use to establish strong working relationships with their hiring managers.