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?
A month after its premiere earlier this year, ‘Inventing Anna’ — the story of how Anna Sorokin deceived and defrauded major financial institutions in New York — continued to rank in the top 10 on Netflix. It’s one of the many “somewhat” true documentaries that have taken over the top 10 list across platforms. As … Continue reading The Problem with Interviewing-Learning from the series “Inventing Anna” on Netflix
If the job market had a “Most Wanted” poster, it would most likely have the picture of someone with skills in technology, software development or data analytics. Companies are desperate for these highly desirable skill sets and are competing with top dollar to attract and retain such talent in their organizations. Continue reading Competing for Tech Talent? Try this to open your pool of candidates!
So before we start throwing parties like an armageddon movie from the early 2000’s, let’s remain realistic and agree we are not out of trouble yet. Here’s what the latest numbers from the Bureau of Labor aren’t addressing. Continue reading Is the US Job Market Really “Powering Ahead”?
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 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
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
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