Change management is one of the key skill sets of any leader. Talent leaders have been forced to change at an alarming rate since 2020 to remain competitive. If you find yourself in the midst of charging toward a major change, be prepared. Members of your team may become the biggest opponent you face. Netflix … Continue reading The First Step in Change Management for Recruiting Leaders
Everyone has an obsession in life, and one of mine is my health. Sure, I like to focus on my health to have a better life, but it’s driven more by my desire to look good. I admit that I suffer from vanity. I began my health journey in 2012 after realizing I had gained … Continue reading What is a Sprint and what does it have to do with Recruiting?
When readers reach out to me after reading the book, one of the most common questions I get involves the point system. I thought it would be good to knock out the two most common questions in this post. Continue reading How can using a Point System in Recruiting achieve EFFICIENCY?
Here are 3 blindspots I find most common in Talent Leaders I coach. I chose to use common quotes to hopefully make it hit home. Continue reading 3 Blindspots Talent Leaders Fall Prey To (and what to do about them)
Googles CEO, Sundar Pichai, is rolling out a new strategy he hopes will not only boost productivity among his employees, but foster a stronger sense of community and togetherness. Called “Simple Speed,” Google employees will take surveys about three questions about working at the company beginning in August. Then, executives will read the responses and … Continue reading 3 Simple Questions to Boost Recruiter Productivity
If you are confused by the weird, contradictory signals that are being sent out about the American economy at this moment, you are not alone. Typically, the challenge during recessions is businesses do not want to hire, and consumers do not want to spend. Right now, businesses want to hire, but they cannot find workers to … Continue reading Recruiting Economic Update-The confusing numbers and what they mean for recruiters.
“What talent capabilities do we need to win?”. If you do not know what a handful of capabilities are the most important, then each of the activities that you conduct to develop talent are simply creating haphazard capabilities that may or may not be supportive of your strategy. This issue has two parts: One is focused on leadership, the other is focused on technical depth, or function. Here is the deeper content for each of these elements. Continue reading Successful Companies Create Integrated Talent Framework
I know recruiters are busy, especially now with the turmoil in the industry including higher requisition counts, lower candidates in the pool and inflation driving demand for higher pay higher. Since I’m a giver, I thought I’d provide a quick summary of some key economic news affecting recruiters. 🍻 and 🚬 tell a story The … Continue reading Recruiting Economy News: Beer, Cigarettes, The Mighty Dollar and more
There is a love/hate/curiosity involving the subject of AI in recruiting. Personally, I lean more towards the curiosity of the positive impacts AI can have in the recruiting industry but I am hyper aware it will not solve all. I have written a lot about the positive impact of AI in recruiting but I think it’s time to have a hard discussion about when to and when not to involve AI. Continue reading The AI Dilemma In Recruiting
Why is the job so much more stressful? Here are five insights driving the stress and blood pressure level of your Talent Director. Continue reading 4 Reasons Why Talent Acquisition Leaders have the Most Stressful Job