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
Success is often driven by the ability of a leader to find the right tools, at the right time, for the right job. I will often get asked by other Recruiting Leaders what are my favorite tools. The recruiting technology landscape has changed so much over the last 24 months and for tech nerds like … Continue reading My 3 Favorite Tools as a Recruiting Leader
As I look through my emails, I notice a scary trend-email after email from some of my favorite brands. Unlike the normal “salesy” emails, most of the brands I follow capture my interests with their content. If you don’t know what content marketing is, it’s loosely defined as a type of marketing that involves the … Continue reading Want more candidates? Create a recruitment marketing strategy!
In a survey conducted by Talent Board North America, candidates said the top three reasons they withdrew from the recruiting process were their time was disrespected during interviews (37%), poor rapport with recruiters, and the process simply taking too long (29%). Recruiting can be an overwhelming debacle of processes and competing demands, but we should … Continue reading Top 3 Ways to Improve the Candidate Experience
Oh the time to fill (TTF) metric…. such a timeless, useless metric used by most recruiting functions to sell their value. I’ve long had ambivalence towards this metric but lately, I’ve begun to respect it a little more. Time to fill can be a valuable insight but I have found most recruiting organizations only stop at measuring the length of time to fill a job. I think it’s stupid to track time to fill if you are not tracking your Quick Quit rate as well. Continue reading It’s stupid to track Time to Fill if you are not tracking this metric
Diversity and Inclusion is one topic I am incredibly passionate about. According to Lever.co, 50% of recruiters surveyed indicated they will make Diversity a priority in their 2021 recruiting strategy. I’ve had the opportunity to speak on several panels and key notes recently and one question most often asked is, “How do I get started?” Here is how I would create an effective diversity recruiting strategy. Continue reading Create an Effective Diversity Recruiting Strategy-My Advice in 30 Minutes
Since today is International Women’s Day, I’ve been thinking through my career of the most influential leaders who have had the most impact on my career. I’m not surprised that the overwhelming majority of those leaders are female. It’s one of the reasons I am so passionate about gender diversity. Here are my top three … Continue reading My Top 3 Reasons Why Gender Diversity in Management is Important (a reflective post)
I think Chris Rock put it best: “When you meet somebody for the first time, you’re not meeting them. You’re meeting their representative.” Interviews now have a choreography that both parties follow. It’s a delicate charade of pleasantries and truth-stretching. I think there is a more effective interview method to help candidates and managers determine … Continue reading College Recruiting Hack: The interview format that saved my career
Earlier this week, I had the chance to sit down with Kris Dunne for an interview to talk about all things Talent Acquisition. Kris is a fantastic interviewer and asked some great questions during our interview. His rapid fire questions included one movie that reminds me of Talent Acquisition. My favorite movie that describes a … Continue reading What movie best describes a successful Recruiting Organization?
Any successful recruiter is good at three things: identifying prospects, manage a pipeline, and manage clients’ expectations. As a talent leader, your job is to develop and execute a recruiting strategy leveraging these three to deliver talent to the organization. Most talent leaders find themselves putting out fires and reacting to whatever crisis arrives during the day. Believe it or not, there is a way to supercharge your Talent Acquisition Strategy. Continue reading How to supercharge your Talent Acquisition Strategy