I was fortunate to manage a team of ten employees early in my career. I was young and power-hungry, so I involved myself in every decision to ensure my team would succeed. Over time, my choices became less and less visionary, and I grew more tired as each day passed. I spoke with a mentor … Continue reading Recruiting Leaders: Here’s one trick to help you become more effective leaders
Finding talent will continue to be the biggest challenge of 2022, surpassing discussions about a great retirement or resignation. Organizations will still be struggling to find the necessary talent, which will be complicated by tech skills being sought after across multiple industries and countries. One thing is clear: companies who continue to ignore the reality … Continue reading Is the “Battle for Tech Talent” pumping the breaks?
Most people are freaked out when they are surfing Facebook or another site and find targeted ads related to a product they were researching earlier in the day. Ok, I’m a little freaked out but I am also amazed at how companies know to bring content to me based on data. I guess that’s why I love the topic of data analytics & recruiting. Continue reading Data Analytics And Recruiting
This year’s economy has continued to be a job-seeker’s market, with nearly 48 million people quitting a job last year and 76 million taking a new one. Although the labor market currently has 11 million openings, according to recent Labor Statistics data, candidates now have the upper hand with roughly 2 open jobs for every … Continue reading Lions, Tigers and Bears-How the recruiting game has changed in the last year
There have been some interesting job data released over the last week indicating the challenging talent market is improving despite signs the economy is heading toward a tumultuous year. Here are three data points to consider as you develop your Talent Strategy for the remaining months of 2022. Continue reading March Job Numbers: 3 data points to consider as you develop your Talent Strategy
Recruitment methodology addresses the practices of each stage in the recruitment life-cycle and process. I did address in the book how the methodology allowed the recruiting team to function more efficiently but I have to be honest, it didn’t solve all of our problems. Here are three things a new recruiting methodology will not fix. Continue reading 3 Things a New Recruiting Methodology WILL NOT Fix
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?
The insanity in recruiting is being fueled by the mass exodus known as the Great Resignation or Great Reshuffle or whatever its name is this week. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 4.3 million people voluntarily quit their jobs in December 2021, slightly below a record high in November 2021. The … Continue reading Here’s why you “Re-Recruit” Employees Who’ve Left – #Boomerang
I remember hearing recruiters discount the impact of Facebook and other social media. Now, I can’t get on any social media without seeing some type of ad advertising Now Hiring or Check out the culture at company X. The tech landscape continues to evolve rapidly and recruiters/organizations who do not move ahead of the S-curve … Continue reading Should Recruiting Prepare to go to the Metaverse? Interesting data from a Microsoft Study
When the term “Great Resignation” first hit the job circuit, many of us felt in our gut it would have a major impact on an already complicated talent market. I do not think anyone could imagine the seismic shift in the workforce most companies experienced during the summer of 2021 and beyond. Estimates show nearly … Continue reading What we’ve learned during the Great Resignation