The key is not to prioritize what’s on your schedule but to schedule your priorities. Stephen Covey Prior to implementing Sprint Recruiting, I found it hard to balance what should be done with what needed to be done. Part of me was driven by my over-achiever mindset and wanted to prove I could do all … Continue reading How do you gamify recruiting and maximize efficiency?
There are four things I guard in life: time, money, focus and my calendar. So many people I talk to about productivity complain about their calendar being out of control but honestly, I find they do it to themselves. I love the quote from Asian Efficiency that warns, “Don’t let your calendar become a to-do … Continue reading Calendar Hack to Measure Productivity
The recruiting industry has changed a lot over 16 years. When I began, LinkedIn wasn’t a thing, so I had to call into banks to build lists of talent to target. I couldn’t just ping someone on LinkedIn and have their resume at my fingertips. It was hard work in the beginning, but I freaking … Continue reading The Four Dysfunctions of Recruiting
Talent… it has been the most talked about term in business for the last two years. FINALLY, organizations have changed the long held view of talent as an expense and begun valuing it as the key driver of success. With all of the emphasis on attracting and retaining top talent, is 2022 the year of … Continue reading Is 2022 the Year of the Recruiter?
Successful companies have learned that quick feedback is not the only necessity for success but also most powerful when it’s brutally honest. This combination is what makes the recruiting feedback loop a powerful competitive edge. Continue reading Why Radical Candor is Important in the Recruiting Process
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
The recruiting industry has been forced to transform and evolve with accelerants like the pandemic and all of the economic surprises as of late.
I recently spent time with HackingHR on what it takes to be a successful HR/Recruiting leader.
Read about my top four traits of a successful recruiting leader. Continue reading The 4 Traits of a Successful Recruiting Leader
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
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
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?