Danai Kadzere

Danai Kadzere is a content marketer at Happie. She holds a B.A. in Human Evolutionary Biology from Harvard University. Before entering the world of recruiting and team management, she worked as a freelance writer and children's book author. Visit the Happie website at gethappie.me

Inside Recruiting February 6, 2017
How to Launch a More Targeted Recruitment Marketing Strategy

As we're constantly telling our clients, one of the best ways to engage existing and potential candidates is to be a great storyteller. A big part of powerful storytelling is understanding your audience. If you want to hire the right people, you first need to make sure that you're targeting the right audience. "The first – and most important – step is to know what talent you'll need,"...

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Inside Recruiting December 12, 2016
A Look Back at the Recruiting Trends of 2016

As 2016 comes to a close, here is a look back at some of the biggest recruiting trends of the year that are sure to continue into 2017: The Candidate to Consumer Shift The current job market is a candidate's market, and that is particularly true for top talent. This means it has become more and more difficult for employers to attract the talent they need. "Attracting and retaining...

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Inside Recruiting November 30, 2016
What a Blog Can Do for Your Employer Brand

A blog can be a great, low-cost way to promote your employer brand. If your content is high quality, your blog posts will have the potential to go viral. That's a much more effective way of getting your name out to potential candidates than high-cost ad campaigns. Despite the many advantages of blogging, few companies put much effort into their blogs – if they have blogs at all. Here...

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The Innovators November 28, 2016
Company Holiday Parties: Why They're Not Worth It and What to do Instead

Company holiday parties are infamous for their awkward moments, drunken regrets, and social faux pas. And yet, despite the less-than-sparkling reputation, most companies still host holiday parties every year, according to the Society for Human Resource Management. Proponents of company holiday parties argue that they're a great opportunity for employers to show their appreciation of their...

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Inside Recruiting November 22, 2016
Why Persistence Is the Key to Recruiting Success

Employers must play the long game to win top talent. The best employees have many great options. Accepting any job offer represents a significant opportunity cost for high-performers, and they don't typically make such decisions lightly or quickly. To win these potential candidates, employers must be persistent with both nurture campaigns and outreach campaigns. Nurture Vs....

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Get Hired November 3, 2016
5 Interview Don'ts

You polished your resume, wrote a killer cover letter, and landed an interview. Don't blow it now! Here are five big interview don'ts you should steer clear of: 1. Arriving Late You only have one chance to make a first impression, and showing up late gets you off to a terrible start. It's rude and implies that you don't respect your interviewer's time, don't value the job opportunity,...

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Inside Recruiting October 11, 2016
3 Ways to Make Your New Hire a Success

According to the 2016 SHRM Customized Human Capital Benchmarking Report, it takes 42 days and $4,129 on average to fill an open position in the United States. When companies fill high-paying positions using agency recruiters, that cost can easily to rise to more than $100,000 per head. The last thing your company needs, after investing so much time and so many resources in finding,...

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