Recruiters: Do you want quicker feedback on candidates? Identify a Sprint Owner

The recruiting feedback loop is a vital component in success. It must be as quick and efficient as possible to ensure the process allows you to make the first move on the most qualified candidates. When you place feedback requirements and deadlines, you will begin to notice slight efficiencies early on Continue reading Recruiters: Do you want quicker feedback on candidates? Identify a Sprint Owner

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

How the #1 Principle in AGILE can enhance recruiting

The AGILE methodology has been around for a while in the software and product development space but has begun transcending into other aspects of business. The AGILE principles were part of the inspiration of Sprint Recruiting. The very first principle of AGILE has helped enhanced organization’s ability to iterate during the sprint and is one … Continue reading How the #1 Principle in AGILE can enhance 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