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
“A 40 hour time-blocked work week, I estimate, produces the same amount of output as a 60+ hour work week pursued without structure.” – Cal Newport, Author of Deep Work I’ve become a firm believer in controlling my calendar rather allowing it to control me. Time blocking is a simple way to plan time sections … Continue reading Recruiting Hack-Time Blocking
If there has been one successful tactic I’ve learned through our evolution to Sprint Recruiting has been how to become a more effective leader for the team. As I’ve spent some time with other leaders, I’ve learned what I thought was my little secret is used by successful leaders at firms like Netflix, Google and … Continue reading Successful Recruiting Leaders use this one tactic
Unfortunately, most of America is plagued by the Workaholic Kool-Aid drinking offices. I know there are times were you just have to punch the pedal, but for the most part, this article will address those who enjoy the stigma of being a workaholic because it’s part of their identity. Continue reading I HATE Workaholics-And you should too!
Over the last several weeks, I’ve been reevaluating my approach to tasks. It seems I’ve been in a rut where I am not as productive as I once was. I decided to get a grip and get my life back. Here are 4 ways recruiting leaders can increase productivity. Continue reading 4 Ways Recruiting Leaders can increase productivity