The Recruitment Mastery Hub

๐Ÿ‘‹ Welcome to our collection of 350+ recruiting articles, videos, guides, bookmarks, templates and more โ€“ all in one place!

Weโ€™ve handpicked this set of recruiting materialsย (yep, including the templates we swear by!)ย โ€“ the kind we so wished we had on Day 1 of our recruiting adventure. Weโ€™re optimistic that theyโ€™ll supercharge your journey in mastering recruitment.

So, who will benefit from this?

  • ๐Ÿ•ต๏ธโ€โ™€๏ธย Recruitment Professionalsย โ€“ Whether you belong to an agency or youโ€™re an in-house recruiter, youโ€™ll find content thatโ€™ll help you step up your game.
  • ๐Ÿ”๏ธย HR Leaders & Visionariesย โ€“ Elevate your entire squadโ€™s hiring game with intuitive guides and savvy tools.
  • ๐Ÿš€ย Startup Founders & Business Trailblazersย โ€“ Fast track your team building with time-tested techniques and hacks.

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๐Ÿธ ContactOutโ€™s Recruiting Stories

How We Built Our Teams

How We Recruit and Hire

๐Ÿ Starting Out

Designing Job In-Take Forms

Talent Mapping

Setting Up The Hiring Process

Defining Job Roles, Levels, And Titles

Salary Benchmarking

Writing Job Descriptions

For small agile teams:

Drawing Inspiration: Eye-catching Job Descriptions

Crafting Positive Candidate Experiences

Improving Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I)

Communicating Your Employer Brand

๐Ÿ”Žย Sourcing

Creating Your Sourcing Strategy

Building Your Employee Referral Program

๐Ÿ“งย Engaging

Establishing Tone Of Voice

Sending The First Email

Creating Email Campaigns

Automating Recruitment Workflows

๐Ÿ’ฌย Interviewing

Designing an Interview Process

For small agile teams:

Interview Processes: Learn How Other Companies Hire

Crafting Interview Questions

Interview Questions Toolkit

For small agile teams:

Evaluating Interviews With Rubrics And Feedback

๐Ÿ“žย Following Up

Checking References

Delivering Feedback

Managing Withdrawals And Objection Handling

๐Ÿคย Managing Stakeholders

Hiring Selection Criteria

Managing Expectations With Hiring Managers

๐Ÿ˜ย Closing

Negotiating compensation

Extending the job offer

๐Ÿ™‹ย Onboarding

Onboarding Resources And Toolkits

๐Ÿค– AI in Recruitment

AI in Recruitment & ChatGPT Prompts

AI-powered Candidate Sourcing

AI-driven Candidate Screening and Assessment

Bias and Ethics in AI Recruitment

Optimizing Job Descriptions with AI

AI-enhanced Recruitment Marketing

Streamlining Interview Scheduling & Follow-ups with AI

Recruiting Chatbots

AI Recruitment Tools

AI Recruitment Reporting & Predictive Analytics

๐Ÿ—ฃ๏ธ Social Selling/ Recruiting

๐ŸŒŸ Personal Branding

๐Ÿ“Šย Reporting & Tools

Recruitment Metrics

Recruitment tools


Candidate sourcing

Email outreach

Personal Email Finders



Project/task management

๐Ÿ‘ฏโ€โ™‚๏ธย Communities

๐Ÿง  Thought Leaders

DE&I Experts

Sourcing Experts

Candidate Outreach Experts

HR Tech Experts

Employer Branding Experts

Future of Work Experts

Career Coaching Experts

๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿ’ปย Blogs

๐ŸŽฅย Video Channels

๐ŸŽ™๏ธย Podcasts

๐Ÿ“šย Books

๐ŸŽ“ย Courses



๐ŸŽฏย Job Boards

Remote Jobs


๐Ÿ”‘ย Keynotes


TED Talks

๐Ÿธย See how ContactOut has helped over 1.4M recruiters from Fortune 500 companies โ†’