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
After many years of corporate America focusing on employee optimization, studies are showing it’s all about team optimization. Here’s what Recruiting Leaders can learn! Continue reading Recruiting Leaders: Focus on Team Optimization, NOT your Low Performers
With the debacle known as 2020 behind us, many Talent Acquisition leaders are refocusing on how to build successful Talent Strategies for 2021. There are so many interesting trends in our industry but here are the top 3 recruiting trends for 2021. Continue reading Top 3 Recruiting Trends for 2021
HR Analytic platforms have been in the spotlight and two of my favorite tools just joined forces. Here are my thoughts on why Visier and Emsi will make a powerful team in the market. Continue reading Two HR Analytic Tools Join Forces > Get ready for some powerful insights!
Believe it or not, you’re not the only one paralyzed by the thought of scheduling time with your manager to discuss compensation. If you’re unsure on how exactly to ask for what you are worth, let’s discuss the right way to ask for a raise. Continue reading The Right Way to Ask for a Raise
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
Learn how involving the team can make you the next star on Madison Avenue. In the celebrated television series Mad Men, Don Draper’s character is the celebrated rain-maker, creative brains of the organization, and the silent aspiration of every associate who longs to be in the limelight. Deep inside of every manager is the desire to be … Continue reading Recruiting decisions are a team sport, here’s why: