Since today is International Women’s Day, I’ve been thinking through my career of the most influential leaders who have had the most impact on my career. I’m not surprised that the overwhelming majority of those leaders are female. It’s one of the reasons I am so passionate about gender diversity. Here are my top three … Continue reading My Top 3 Reasons Why Gender Diversity in Management is Important (a reflective post)
I think Chris Rock put it best: “When you meet somebody for the first time, you’re not meeting them. You’re meeting their representative.” Interviews now have a choreography that both parties follow. It’s a delicate charade of pleasantries and truth-stretching. I think there is a more effective interview method to help candidates and managers determine … Continue reading College Recruiting Hack: The interview format that saved my career
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!
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:
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
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
I’m sure I’m not the only one who is excited that 2020 is coming to an end. It’s been a challenging year to say the least. As an optimist, I typically try to end my year focusing on the bright spots and lessons learned rather than stressing over the failures and mishaps. Here’s are some of the 2020 highlights based on reader engagement. Continue reading 2020 Top Posts in Recruiting