The true competitors in 2020 have taken an offensive strategy by reinvesting in the talent they already have. Industry giants like AT&T, Amazon and Walmart recognize the threat the technology revolution has created in the 2020 talent landscape but have turned it into an opportunity. If you want to get ahead of the “War for Talent” in 2020, it’s time for you to rethink, reskill and redeploy your employees. Continue reading The 2020 Workforce: It’s time to Rethink, Reskill and Redeploy
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. Continue reading Applying the Point System of AGILE to Recruiting
Job descriptions can be a valuable tool or the silver bullet that kills your first chance with prospective candidates. Contrary to popular rhetoric in recruiting circles, job descriptions are not dead but they do need to evolve. Emsi Skills is a valuable tool for recruiters who want to create a more effective job description and … Continue reading Unlocking the Power of Recruiting with Emsi Skills
I cannot believe 2020 is only two weeks away! Professionally, year has been a year of transformation for my group as we rolled Sprint Recruiting out to the entire organization. As an industry, we’ve seen a lot of hype about AI in Talent Acquisition and other analytic-based solutions showcased in the market. This post will be a roundup of the most read recruiting blog posts of 2019. Continue reading Most Read Recruiting Blog Posts of 2019
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 sprints … Continue reading Why Sprints work in Sprint Recruiting
The key to talent acquisition metrics is measuring what counts. I know it sounds redundant to say but there are a lot of recruiters and talent acquisition teams measuring the wrong metrics. Continue reading Recruiting Metrics- Measure what counts!
I swear, if I read one more blog post about how job descriptions are dead…. Every so called influencer in Talent Acquisition has weighed in on the idea of job descriptions going away completely. They give statistics on how few candidates read them or how companies should try this new sexy way of marketing their … Continue reading Job Descriptions aren’t Dead! They just need to evolve!
I am a total geek when it comes to Game of Thrones. The characters, the intertwined plot, the twists I never see coming and the dragons…. yeah, I’m all in when it comes to the series. To celebrate one of my favorite obsessions, I’d like to share recruiting lessons from the Game of Thrones. Continue reading Recruiting Lessons from the Game of Thrones
If you find yourself wondering why you are not seeing the right candidates or any candidates at all, there’s a good chance your recruiting strategy sucks! The good news is that you can make some quick adjustments to get everything back on track and find that rockstar employee. Continue reading Why Some Recruiting Strategies Suck
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 you … Continue reading Introduction to Sprint Recruiting