As we look ahead to the next few months in recruiting, it’s evident that our industry is undergoing a drastic transformation. AI and data analytics are playing an increasingly vital role in identifying talent and improving decision-making, while new forms of social media have become invaluable recruitment resources. The challenge lies in learning how to best employ these new tools while developing effective strategies to win the war for quality talent. The changing role of recruiters calls for innovative approaches to hiring, enabling them to stand out as key drivers of corporate success. Continue reading Here’s what to expect in recruiting in 2023
As the employees at Shopify returned to work on Tuesday morning after their holiday break, they were welcomed with a wonderful surprise: all meetings that had three or more people involved each time would be cancelled for two weeks! It was an effortless way of reducing everyone’s calendars and giving them some relief in the … Continue reading How Shopify’s Focus on Productivity Created a “Meeting Elimination” Policy
In a candidate-driven market, jobseekers rule the hiring process and if yours is taking too long, top talent will turn to the competition to get employed faster. John Sullivan PhD and Professor of Management at San Francisco State University discussed the need for speed at RecruitCon in May of 2019. He shared with the audience … Continue reading Speed-It’s either your strength or your weakness in Recruiting
A recruiting sprint is a structured, time-bound process for quickly filling open positions. The sprint process is designed to be nimble and flexible, so it can be adapted to the specific needs of each organization. The sprint begins with a kickoff meeting, where the team establishes the goal of the sprint and identify which roles … Continue reading How Recruiting Sprints Work
If you want to survive and thrive in this new era of talent acquisition, there are some lessons to learn from history’s most successful military leaders. Warrior Leadership is a powerful, motivational, and distinctive style of leadership that, when studied and properly applied, will produce the results you want in your company. True warrior leaders … Continue reading The Profile of a Successful Recruiting Leader
If you make these small changes in how you conduct, prepare for, and honor the time with your team, I promise you will see significant changes. There will be more engagement, production and team satisfaction when the leader begins setting the tone for what’s really important in this thing we call WORK. Continue reading The #1 Meeting most Recruiting Leaders get WRONG
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
Everyone has an obsession in life, and one of mine is my health. Sure, I like to focus on my health to have a better life, but it’s driven more by my desire to look good. I admit that I suffer from vanity. I began my health journey in 2012 after realizing I had gained … Continue reading What is a Sprint and what does it have to do with Recruiting?
The television show Shark Tank showcases five tough, self-made multimillionaires and billionaires who entertain business pitches from entrepreneurs seeking their investment. As one of the investors on Shark Tank, Mark Cuban brings his unique experience to help entrepreneurs get their lucky break. Mark learned early in his career that working for someone else was not in … Continue reading Here’s the BEST way to expand your Talent Brand as a recruiter
When readers reach out to me after reading the book, one of the most common questions I get involves the point system. I thought it would be good to knock out the two most common questions in this post. Continue reading How can using a Point System in Recruiting achieve EFFICIENCY?