It’s the holiday season, which hopefully means you’re winding down your recruiting strategy for the year and are getting ready for a few well-deserved days off. Before you cozy up with a hot chocolate, string a few lights and put up your out-of-office message, gear up for 2020 with a few of our favorite recruiting articles and resources from December:

Our favorite recruiting articles this month:

Women in the Workplace 2019

By McKinsey & Company

McKinsey has been researching women in the workplace over the span of five years. Through their survey of over a quarter million people, they’re finding bright spots when it comes to increasing the number of women in leadership positions. But there’s still a lot of work to do when it comes to early and mid-level talent. Read on to learn more.

The Return of RecOps

By Luke Shipley

Recruitment Operations has become a popular topic both on our own blog and in talent acquisition circles around the world. (Looking at you, Recruiting Brainfood!) This round-table discussion offers a deeper look at RecOps definitions and best practices, from the perspective of real recruitment operations practitioners.

4 Reasons You Need Data-Driven Recruiting

By Lorenz V. Esposito


We all know leveraging data is a best practice in recruiting, but studies show that not enough recruiters have access to the right metrics or resources to make informed decisions. The unfortunate truth is that if you’re not using data, you’re losing the game. Here’s why making data-driven decisions is so important, and how the right metrics can improve your recruitment strategy.

Every Single Truly Great Recruiter Has This…

By Greg Savage

All of the training you’ve had as a recruiter is a total waste of time unless you possess this one quality. Greg Savage shares how to level up your recruiting game and set yourself up for long-term success by owning your strengths and changing your mindset. (This read’s worth it for the pep talk alone!)

7 Reasons for Upskilling and Reskilling Your Workforce

By Kerri Moore

As talent acquisition professionals, we spend so much time trying to find the right candidates and onboard new hires. But what if our best talent pool is already hanging out at the water cooler? Kerri Moore shares how to better retain top talent and reduce costly rehiring by investing in continuous education throughout an employee’s tenure.

What’s happening on the Yello blog?

‘Tis the Season for Seasonal Hiring Tips

The few weeks between Black Friday and the beginning of January represent one of the busiest times of year for the retail and hospitality industries. That usually means recruiters are busy too, hiring extra employees for the busy season. Here’s how to maximize your seasonal hiring efforts this winter.

What’s happening on social:

Here are a few can’t-miss recruiting conversations happening on social media this month:

Calling all recruiters: Let’s get social!

Follow Yello on LinkedIn and Twitter to join the conversation on all things recruiting. Here’s what we’ve been chatting about lately: