What is Sprint Recruiting? A Podcast Interview with upstartHR.com

One of my favorite blogs and podcasts to follow is UpstartHR.com by Ben Eubanks. I can’t express how excited I was to be interviewed on a podcast I listen to by someone I really admire in the HR industry. Ben and I sort of geeked out on the topic of human resource analytics and theContinue reading “What is Sprint Recruiting? A Podcast Interview with upstartHR.com”

3 Reasons Why Hiring Veterans is a Winning Strategy

I recently read an article in The Motley Fool featuring Daymond John, one of Shark Tank’s successful entrepreneurs, sharing his thoughts on why veterans make great entrepreneurs. Daymond, the founder and CEO of hip-hop clothing company FUBU has created the Heroes to CEOs competition, hosted by Bob Evans Farms, a subsidiary of Post Holdings (NYSE:POST). The contest invitesContinue reading “3 Reasons Why Hiring Veterans is a Winning Strategy”

Applying the Point System of AGILE to Recruiting

Prior to implementing Sprint Recruiting, I found it hard to balance what should be done with what needed to be done. Using a point system help us prioritize the work and make our clients happy.

Why Sprints work in Sprint Recruiting

One of the key drivers of Sprint Recruiting is the sprint itself. It is also one of the major mindshifts both recruiters and clients have to address when adopting the Sprint Recruiting methodology. Why do sprints work in Sprint Recruiting? One word-efficiency! “With Scrum, a product is built in a series of iterations called sprintsContinue reading “Why Sprints work in Sprint Recruiting”

How to use Work in Progress (WIP) Limits in Recruiting

One of the key principles in Sprint Recruiting is the use of Work in Progress (WIP) limits to help manage candidates through the process.

Introduction to Sprint Recruiting

Traditional recruiting is sometimes the very definition of insanity. You get a job, you search for candidates, conduct interviews, place the candidate, they quit, and the cycle repeats. Numerous issues and landmines frequent the journey for the recruiters searching for the best talent. Sprint Recruiting helps prioritize the work, keep your focus and enables youContinue reading “Introduction to Sprint Recruiting”