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
Shots fired. Home Depot has announced it will hire 100,000 workers to help staff its stores and warehouses ahead of the busy spring season, and is hyper focused on speeding up the time that an applicant hears back. According to an article in Bloomberg News, the firm has committed to cut the time to make … Continue reading What you can do about Home Depot’s “Speed Hiring” of 100,000 new workers
I was excited when 2020 ended, hoping that most of the pandemic and economic woes would be behind us. Well, 2021 brought on a new batch of economic constraints and variants to COVID. Many leaders are still struggling to fill critical roles in their organizations and have hope that 2022 will bring some relief to … Continue reading Do you want to increase hiring in 2022? Look at these 2 areas for a quick start!
Although I’ve always been a numbers kind of guy, 2021 has definitely become the year of job market analytics. I find myself spending as much time talking about how the market numbers are trending as I am the impacts on talent acquisition. The most recent analysis of the jobs report offers yet another month scratching … Continue reading The Numbers are In: Managers, it’s time you realize YOU are the one being interviewed!
Recruiters are innately competitive and will often burn the candles at both ends. Similar to athletes, they strive to consistently perform in the face of adversity, dedicating hours of their work and personal time toward organizational success. I have often pushed myself beyond the limits needed out of a sense of need to prove to the organization my role was vital. I don’t think I am alone in this. Continue reading What Can Recruiters Learn from Simone Biles?
Organizations can have the best talent acquisition team and still be ineffective. You can offer the best benefits, the most perks and the best opportunities and still not be able to move the needle. At the end of the day, nothing recruits and retains top talent like the leaders for any organization. If you find yourself treading water, you may need to ask yourself: Do we have the right leaders to recruit the level of talent we need? Continue reading How do Leaders Recruit and Retain Top Talent?
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
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
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