Go big or go small? That’s a question I get a lot when consulting talent organizations. Many teams working for large organizations are layered and have huge numbers of recruiters. In my experience, smaller, tactical teams usually win more often than large. Here’s why smaller teams have more benefits than their counterpart. The key benefits … Continue reading Large vs Small Tactical Recruiting Teams… which is better?
Change management is one of the key skill sets of any leader. Talent leaders have been forced to change at an alarming rate since 2020 to remain competitive. If you find yourself in the midst of charging toward a major change, be prepared. Members of your team may become the biggest opponent you face. Netflix … Continue reading The First Step in Change Management for Recruiting Leaders
For 70 years, Old Spice stood as an iconic brand in the antiperspirant industry. When it was purchased by Proctor and Gamble in 1990, Old Spice’s brand had been all but forgotten by an entire generation. The brand had enjoyed a great ride, but soon realized it was missing out on a generation with its … Continue reading Talent Branding: A Lesson from Old Spice
Shots fired. UPS has announced it will hire 100,000 seasonal workers to help meet the demands of the upcoming holiday season. According to an announcement from the firm, UPS noted it has streamlined its hiring process, and it now takes 25 minutes for most people to go from filling out an online application to receiving … Continue reading UPS wants to use”Speed Hiring” of 100,000 new seasonal workers-What you can do about it?
Googles CEO, Sundar Pichai, is rolling out a new strategy he hopes will not only boost productivity among his employees, but foster a stronger sense of community and togetherness. Called “Simple Speed,” Google employees will take surveys about three questions about working at the company beginning in August. Then, executives will read the responses and … Continue reading 3 Simple Questions to Boost Recruiter Productivity
“What talent capabilities do we need to win?”. If you do not know what a handful of capabilities are the most important, then each of the activities that you conduct to develop talent are simply creating haphazard capabilities that may or may not be supportive of your strategy. This issue has two parts: One is focused on leadership, the other is focused on technical depth, or function. Here is the deeper content for each of these elements. Continue reading Successful Companies Create Integrated Talent Framework
LGBTQ inclusion requires more than just openly celebrating Pride. With the recent Supreme Court reversal of Roe v. Wade, many of us who identify as LGBTQ are concerned with the implications on the progress we have made to be seen as equal under the law. The safety we once felt has been shaken to the core as we wait to see what other infringements on privacy law makers intend to address with this reversal of precedent. Now is the time for employees to feel safe in their workplace more than ever. Continue reading Celebrate Pride, Don’t Rainbow Wash It
This year’s economy has continued to be a job-seeker’s market, with nearly 48 million people quitting a job last year and 76 million taking a new one. Although the labor market currently has 11 million openings, according to recent Labor Statistics data, candidates now have the upper hand with roughly 2 open jobs for every … Continue reading Lions, Tigers and Bears-How the recruiting game has changed in the last year
Recruitment methodology addresses the practices of each stage in the recruitment life-cycle and process. I did address in the book how the methodology allowed the recruiting team to function more efficiently but I have to be honest, it didn’t solve all of our problems. Here are three things a new recruiting methodology will not fix. Continue reading 3 Things a New Recruiting Methodology WILL NOT Fix
A month after its premiere earlier this year, ‘Inventing Anna’ — the story of how Anna Sorokin deceived and defrauded major financial institutions in New York — continued to rank in the top 10 on Netflix. It’s one of the many “somewhat” true documentaries that have taken over the top 10 list across platforms. As … Continue reading The Problem with Interviewing-Learning from the series “Inventing Anna” on Netflix