Attracting the right candidate is sometimes more an art than a science. But HR directors can take a page from marketers when it comes to narrowing down their search.

Recently I was given the opportunity to write a guest blog post on the widely read Fistful of Talent website outlining three ways to attract top talent.  Jump on over and check out my HR tips to engage talent right from the start.

Do you have any tips to share that have improved your candidate-seeking experience? Let us know in the comments below!


Trisha Thompson is a talent leader with Sability , a human capital management consultancy, with more than 15 years’ experience in Human Resources and Talent Management. An experienced HCM professional with a passion for customer service and process improvement, Trisha cut her teeth in HR working for Fortune 500 companies like Coca Cola, Georgia Pacific and Mitsubishi. She can go toe-to-toe with anyone when it comes her subject matter expertise in SAP, ADP, Ultipro and DayForce technologies. A Rolltide fan (that’s University of Alabama football for those north of the Mason-Dixon line), she enjoys watching games with her family while curled up on the couch. Reach her at