Although I’ve always been a numbers kind of guy, 2021 has definitely become the year of job market analytics. I find myself spending as much time talking about how the market numbers are trending as I am the impacts on talent acquisition. The most recent analysis of the jobs report offers yet another month scratching … Continue reading The Numbers are In: Managers, it’s time you realize YOU are the one being interviewed!
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
This year has proven to be full of surprises: ongoing issues with COVID, confusing recruiting statistics and a labor market that most of us have never experienced. As we continue to navigate through this challenging time, there are three strategies that are critical during such a recruiting season as this. In this post, I’d like … Continue reading Top 3 Strategies for Hiring in a Tight Talent Market
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
Managers love to call me and complain about their open roles not being filled quick enough by recruiters. Of course, my job is to ensure all of my clients are happy but about 80% of the time, the obstacle to filling the job is not the shortage of talent or the lack of talent but … Continue reading Hiring Managers, Why it’s Important to Provide Quick Feedback on Candidates
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
Learning from Netflix: The feedback loop in the recruiting process is equally as important. It must be as quick and efficient as possible to ensure the sprint is successful. When you place feedback requirements and deadlines, you will begin to notice slight efficiencies early on. It’s when both the recruiter and the hiring manager solidify their partnership and commitment to achieving success in the sprint that the fun really starts. Continue reading What Recruiting can learn from Netflix on the importance of the Feedback Loop