About Lisa Watson-Barrow

Lisa Watson-Barrow

A 15+-year recruiting industry vet, Lisa Barrow is the owner of Kada Recruiting, a recruiting firm focused on building successful digital marketing and creative teams. Prior to founding Kada, Lisa spent nine years as the Director of Client Adoption at Monster, where she traveled the country evangelizing recruitment best practices.

Recent Articles by Lisa

Avoid These Mistakes to Improve the Candidate Experience

improve the candidate experience

Having hard-to-fill positions can be really frustrating. You’re working at a great company with great people — so why can’t you get any of your candidates to the finish line?

The biggest mistake you can make as a recruiter is thinking about the process from your perspective, only considering your needs, process and time frame. While these things matter, don’t …

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Ask Away: 4 Steps to Successful Interviewing


People are at the heart of every organization, but recruiting the right person for your team can be tricky. Many times, you’re making hiring decisions in a matter of hours (or less) — and the wrong choice can be devastating. 

A poor hire will cost you in ways beyond the financial. There’s the money spent during the recruiting process and …

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