How to Track Performance and Measure Iterative PRODUCTIVITY in Recruiting

One of the first questions I get asked by someone who reads my book, Sprint Recruiting, is how to begin measuring iterative productivity during the sprint. They get how to add points to the positions to determine priority and once they go through two or three sprints, they begin to understand how the process works. … Continue reading How to Track Performance and Measure Iterative PRODUCTIVITY in Recruiting

What movie best describes a successful Recruiting Organization?

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?

How to supercharge your Talent Acquisition Strategy

Any successful recruiter is good at three things: identifying prospects, manage a pipeline, and manage clients’ expectations. As a talent leader, your job is to develop and execute a recruiting strategy leveraging these three to deliver talent to the organization. Most talent leaders find themselves putting out fires and reacting to whatever crisis arrives during the day. Believe it or not, there is a way to supercharge your Talent Acquisition Strategy. Continue reading How to supercharge your Talent Acquisition Strategy

Create a Feedback SLA in your Recruiting Processes

Most recruiting organizations will establish a Service Level Agreement (SLA) with their clients but it is only one-way. It outlines the expectations the client or hiring manager can expect from them regarding feedback on the search, number of candidates to be presented, etc. One of the four principles of Sprint Recruiting, “Feedback drives Progress”, was … Continue reading Create a Feedback SLA in your Recruiting Processes

My 2021 Recruiting Utopia

I’m over 2020! Granted, this time of year is usually when I begin planning for the following year but this year there’s a different level of excitement. I’ve had more opportunities this year to speak to some vendors that have some exciting products that will transform our industry over the next few years. Since 2020 was such a shit show, I’m claiming 2021 to be the year of Recruiting Utopia. Continue reading My 2021 Recruiting Utopia

How Prioritization and WIP Limits Work Together in Sprint Recruiting

I recently shared one of our team’s success tips in a post on how to use blocks of time to launch a recruiting strategy. Time blocking in recruiting is a great tool but you may wonder when you’ll have the time to actually plan your activities. This is one of the key benefits of prioritization and WIP limits in recruiting. They allow you to quickly review your workload and identify how to organize your sprint to be successful. Continue reading How Prioritization and WIP Limits Work Together in Sprint Recruiting