Any successful recruiter is good at three things: identifying prospects, manage a pipeline, and manage clients’ expectations. As a talent leader, your job is to develop and execute a recruiting strategy leveraging these three to deliver talent to the organization. Most talent leaders find themselves putting out fires and reacting to whatever crisis arrives during the day. Believe it or not, there is a way to supercharge your Talent Acquisition Strategy. Continue reading How to supercharge your Talent Acquisition Strategy
After many years of corporate America focusing on employee optimization, studies are showing it’s all about team optimization. Here’s what Recruiting Leaders can learn! Continue reading Recruiting Leaders: Focus on Team Optimization, NOT your Low Performers
With the debacle known as 2020 behind us, many Talent Acquisition leaders are refocusing on how to build successful Talent Strategies for 2021. There are so many interesting trends in our industry but here are the top 3 recruiting trends for 2021. Continue reading Top 3 Recruiting Trends for 2021
HR Analytic platforms have been in the spotlight and two of my favorite tools just joined forces. Here are my thoughts on why Visier and Emsi will make a powerful team in the market. Continue reading Two HR Analytic Tools Join Forces > Get ready for some powerful insights!
Believe it or not, you’re not the only one paralyzed by the thought of scheduling time with your manager to discuss compensation. If you’re unsure on how exactly to ask for what you are worth, let’s discuss the right way to ask for a raise. Continue reading The Right Way to Ask for a Raise
Perhaps one of the downfalls of companies’ recruiting strategy is this elusive idea that external talent is “sexier” than the talent already in the company. Recently, there has been a lot of focus on the need to grow your own talent as a way to increase engagement and keep hiring costs in check. There are … Continue reading Your most valuable but underutilized candidate pool? Your employees!
Managers love to call me and complain about their open roles not being filled quick enough by recruiters. Of course, my job is to ensure all of my clients are happy but about 80% of the time, the obstacle to filling the job is not the shortage of talent or the lack of talent but … Continue reading Hiring Managers, Why it’s Important to Provide Quick Feedback on Candidates
Learn how involving the team can make you the next star on Madison Avenue. In the celebrated television series Mad Men, Don Draper’s character is the celebrated rain-maker, creative brains of the organization, and the silent aspiration of every associate who longs to be in the limelight. Deep inside of every manager is the desire to be … Continue reading Recruiting decisions are a team sport, here’s why:
In June of 2014, Facebook found itself in a firestorm of criticism over a 2012 mood experiment it conducted. The company chose not to disclose to their members that the mood selection in their Facebook status would influence what they saw in their news feed. As if this were not enough for the social media … Continue reading The Importance of Transparency
Two of my favorite topics: Automation and DEI. This was a great panel discussion among colleagues regarding how we can continue to transform recruiting. Some insightful conversation points: How most companies do recruiting is not sustainable Be sure to look at your application funnel to be sure you make the process easy for candidates Look … Continue reading The New Hiring Process: Reshaping Recruitment for Automation & DEI