Cool Tools for Employee Generated Content

Employee Generated Content (EGC) is information generated by employees in the form of videos, images, blogs, et cetera that promotes an employer brand’s values, uniqueness and benefits. Some companies are nervous about EGC because it represents a risk of damage to their employer brand and a lack

Retention Hacks

Have you heard of “The Great Resignation”? The Great Resignation is this phenomenon where people are quitting their jobs en masse even as recent labor numbers show that the economy is recovering after the financial impact of the pandemic. We have discussed the phenomenon in detail on our blog.

Tribe TV: The Hidden Cost of a Bad Hire

What is worse, a bad hire that sticks around or a good hire that leaves? Without a doubt, the bad hire brings the harsher penalty. Jim Stroud explains with help from the cast of the NBC show - The Office. Plus, with the help of his co-worker - Vanessa Martin, viewer questions are answered on how

Diversity Statement Examples

A diversity and inclusion statement is a company’s pledge to build an open-minded and receptive workplace welcoming to people of all backgrounds. Much like a mission and values statement, the diversity and inclusion statement should be more than lip service. It should guide all hiring, employee

Creative Recruiting Strategies

The Talent Market can be feast or famine. Posting jobs can get you good workers and a great employment brand can get you so much more but, there will always be an elite class of producers who never apply for a job.  Higher salaries alone are not enough to persuade these elites to take a leap of

The High Cost of Unfilled Jobs

Just before the Christmas and New Year holidays, I read that US Employers were cutting back on hiring. Here’s a quote from US News and World Report [December 4, 2020].  With the viral pandemic accelerating across the country, America’s employers sharply scaled back their hiring last month,

COVID Check-in Survey Data

We surveyed 200+ professionals about the state of their business in the COVID era. Our questions were short and focused on if/when employees were returning to the office, immediate hiring goals, recruitment budgets and investments in HR technology.Our survey respondents varied widely across

PDF: Recruiting Process for Startups

We're happy to share our downloadable Recruiting Process Roadmap, designed to help companies shift from ad hoc hiring to growth mode with a baseline guide for a hiring process that keeps things moving and keeps everyone informed.

Recruitment Marketing Platform Comparison Template

Are you currently shopping for a new Talent CRM or Recruitment Marketing Platform? At Proactive Talent, we spend a lot of time helping our clients evaluate various technologies. The biggest challenge comes from the front end infrastructure which is typically a complex process. However, it is a




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