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?
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
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!
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
In case you haven’t noticed in previous posts, I have a thing against managers. Notice I said managers and not leaders. You never hear people refer to Steve Jobs as a great manager do you? Or that a president was nominated to be the Manager of the Century. There is a distinct difference in working … Continue reading Recruit effective Leaders, NOT effective Managers
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
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
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
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