What movie best describes a successful Recruiting Organization?

Earlier this week, I had the chance to sit down with Kris Dunne for an interview to talk about all things Talent Acquisition. Kris is a fantastic interviewer and asked some great questions during our interview. His rapid fire questions included one movie that reminds me of Talent Acquisition. My favorite movie that describes a … Continue reading What movie best describes a successful Recruiting Organization?

Your most valuable but underutilized candidate pool? Your employees!

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!

Planning Hack: How to work with your Recruiting Team to create a 2021 Strategy

Every year, Talent Acquisition leaders and teams begin the year planning for the year ahead. One quick glance through the recruiting posts on LinkedIn and you’ll find a multitude of articles, white papers and webinars offering the latest data to help you craft the perfect strategy for 2021. I guess I don’t want to be … Continue reading Planning Hack: How to work with your Recruiting Team to create a 2021 Strategy

What Schitt’s Creek taught us about Diversity and Inclusion

I’ll admit it: I’m a fan of the series Schitt’s Creek. I stumbled upon the series one rainy weekend and binged the first three seasons without realizing it. It became my go-to show on the nights I just wanted to relax and laugh at the shenanigans the characters encountered in every episode. After watching the Netflix documentary on the show, I came to appreciate the intent of the show, especially its message around diversity and inclusion. I’ve spent some time reflecting on what Schitt’s Creek taught us about Diversity and Inclusion. Continue reading What Schitt’s Creek taught us about Diversity and Inclusion

Recruiting’s Opportunity and Responsibility in High Unemployment Markets

The Recruitment Automation Conference held the first week of October 2020 was packed full of great panelist and topics. One of the panels I had the pleasure of sitting on tackled the topic of the recruiting industry’s opportunity and responsibility in high unemployment markets. There were several interesting pieces shared by the panelist. Click the … Continue reading Recruiting’s Opportunity and Responsibility in High Unemployment Markets

The Candidate Experience during Challenging Times

Could 2020 get any more complicated? As if COVID19 wasn’t enough, we’ve had hurricanes, wildfires, and social unrest to deal with. I know when speaking to others in the industry, most of us share a sense of exhaustion with everything being thrown our way. Managing the Candidate Experience can be challenging enough in a normal year but 2020 has definitely made us innovate how we look at this critical part of our job. Continue reading The Candidate Experience during Challenging Times

How COVID19 changed our Candidate Experience and Diversity Strategy

Candidate experience and Diversity Recruiting are two areas I obsess over in my role. These two areas can dramatically affect the brand image as well as the level of talent brought to any organization. As COVID19 continues to affect all areas of recruiting, I’ve been intrigued with how it has forced us to revisit how we can impact both the candidate experience and diversity recruiting in a positive way. Continue reading How COVID19 changed our Candidate Experience and Diversity Strategy