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What Baseball Can Teach Us About Effective Hiring

Effective recruiting and hiring in the world of business is a lot like fielding a team in Major League Baseball (MLB).According to the baseball rule book, on any given day, each major league team in North America can suit-up 25 players. But that doesn’t mean each team has only 25 players to choose from. In…See More
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What Baseball Can Teach Us About Effective Hiring

Effective recruiting and hiring in the world of business is a lot like fielding a team in Major League Baseball (MLB).According to the baseball rule book, on any given day, each major league team in North America can suit-up 25 players. But that doesn’t mean each team has only 25 players to choose from. In…See More
Tuesday
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“F” It – The Common Belief That Slows Down Fast Hiring

One perversion mindset is a top contributor to time-to-fill reaching a new, all-time high of more than 27 days:Fear ItThese fears include:The department head who fears it’s too risky to hire someone who is anything less than a perfect fit.The talent acquisition leader who fears that increasing hiring speed will negatively impact accuracy.The staffing firm manager who fears it won’t be worth it to offer risk-free offerings that reduce time-to-fill to zero.Some people may say this isn’t fear.…See More
Aug 10
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Promoting Decisive Leadership

Many leaders want to be more decisive, but don’t know where to start. This video will show you how.In addition, be sure to take the Leadership Deficit Test, which is mentioned in the video.See More
Jul 20
Scott Wintrip posted a blog post

The Insanity of Client and Candidate Control

No one likes to be controlled. Which is just one reason why staffing and recruiting professionals must avoid this flawed practice.Watch the video to learn more, including a better way of managing the buying and hiring process.Click here to view.See More
Jul 6
Katrina Kibben commented on Scott Wintrip's blog post 'Empty Seats Are Like Open Wounds'
"Just sent a request and I hope others will too - this looks really interesting and I'm excited to see what great ideas will come out of it (selfishly hoping it's great fodder for more blog posts here!) ;-)  Thanks for posting,…"
Jun 23
Katrina Kibben liked Scott Wintrip's blog post Empty Seats Are Like Open Wounds
Jun 23
Scott Wintrip posted a blog post

Empty Seats Are Like Open Wounds

In an organization, an empty seat is like an open wound. It’s a painful distraction that interferes with the business’s core mission.When there’s an empty seat, the work must either be redistributed or left undone, resulting in stress, costs, delays, and lost opportunity, as well as lower revenue.What’s more, hiring to fill empty seats can take weeks or months, adding strain and extra costs.This is why I’ve launched a new LinkedIn Group, called …See More
Jun 22
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Time-to-Fill Should Be Zero

Can your company instantly fill any open seat? When you achieve a zero time-to-fill, which I call ZERO-TO-FILL, you can.A new LinkedIn Group, called ZERO-TO-FILL, is now adding members who will support one another towards this goal.Members of ZERO-TO-FILL are committed to hiring that is faster and more accurate. Our shared vision? All jobs and assignments get filled with quality talent the day they open.WHO MAY JOIN ZERO-TO-FILL:Staffing and recruitment professionalsTalent acquisition and human…See More
Jun 15
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Waiting for Talent is Unacceptable

We live in an on-demand world. Every day, we access more and more products and services at the click of a mouse, touch of a button, or by dialing our phones. Many companies have installed apps, websites, and other devices allowing their employees to order food, report updates, and procure supplies the moment they are needed. This same convenient access must be applied to acquiring talent.“Downloading” the next hire should not be a reactive process where people access resumes to begin a search.…See More
Jun 8
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Instantaneous Hiring: The Next Frontier of Talent Acquisition

“If you’re lucky enough to live in an Instacart zip code, you’ve already experienced the sheer joy of ordering Costco via your phone and having it delivered to your door two hours later,” states Leah McKelvey, Sr. Director, Sales & Partnerships at ClearEdge Marketing. “Have services like Instacart shifted expectations on the professional side too? Yes”In a recent …See More
May 26
Scott Wintrip posted a blog post

Why Aren’t Buyers More Loyal?

I bet many reading this share my love of great coffee. We each go to a particular coffeehouse, knowing that our desire will be satisfied. Our loyalty is born out of the quality of the brew and being able to get it each time we walk in the door.However, let’s say that next Monday my go-to provider runs out of coffee. No problem. I just grab a cup of inferior joe at the office.On Tuesday, the same thing happens. They run out again. No time to stop somewhere else, so another mug of inferior…See More
May 11
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Effective Hiring is Never a Solo Act

Companies are remiss if they go it alone in trying to recruit good people. Most organizations are unable to fulfill all of their own needs for full-time employees and temporary help. And that is okay, as hiring is not their core business. This is the staffing industry is a vital contributor.Staffing and recruitment companies must do a better job of delivering services that allow their customers to always hire someone today or acquire contract talent in an instant. Almost every customer needed…See More
Apr 27
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Time Kills Brain Cells, Not Deals

It’s been said that time is not on our side. The latest stats back this up. According to the Dice-DF Vacancy Duration Measure, time-to-fill has risen to its highest level in 15 years.The problem is not capabilities, as there are more of those today than 15 years ago, especially the added efficiencies through technology. Nor is it available talent, as competent recruiters can always find someone to do…See More
Apr 20
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Noise Canceling the Competition

Competitive golfers and dancers keep their competition top of mind, knowing their influence can undermine them at any moment. Just the noise from these competitors can cause them to slice a drive or miss a step, creating a lost opportunity which ends up losing the match. The competition ends up stealing their trophies, their winnings and even their self-confidence and pride. The real power of these competitors comes from where they live—right between the ears. That’s why we often hear people…See More
Apr 7
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Leadership Powerups

In almost every video game, there are special bonuses that convey advantages, such as more strength or firepower. These powerups can heal injuries, increase supremacy and accelerate a character’s ability to achieve the objectives and win a level or even the entire game.Real-life powerups are available to leaders who foster interdependent relationships between all parties—managers, employees and co-workers. Interdependence creates a healthy dynamic where each individual does his or her part,…See More
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What Baseball Can Teach Us About Effective Hiring

Posted on September 1, 2015 at 9:00am 0 Comments

Effective recruiting and hiring in the world of business is a lot like fielding a team in Major League Baseball (MLB).

According to the baseball rule book, on any given day, each major league team in North America can suit-up 25 players. But that doesn’t mean each team has only 25 players…

Continue

“F” It – The Common Belief That Slows Down Fast Hiring

Posted on August 10, 2015 at 10:21am 0 Comments

One perversion mindset is a top contributor to time-to-fill reaching a new, all-time high of more than 27 days:

Fear It

These fears include:

  • The department head who fears it’s too risky to hire someone who is anything less than a perfect fit.
  • The talent acquisition leader who fears that increasing hiring speed will negatively impact accuracy.
  • The staffing firm manager who fears it won’t be worth it to offer risk-free offerings…
Continue

Promoting Decisive Leadership

Posted on July 20, 2015 at 8:20am 0 Comments

Many leaders want to be more decisive, but don’t know where to start. This video will show you how.

In addition, be sure to take the Leadership Deficit Test, which is mentioned in the video.

The Insanity of Client and Candidate Control

Posted on July 6, 2015 at 9:42am 0 Comments

No one likes to be controlled. Which is just one reason why staffing and recruiting professionals must avoid this flawed practice.

Watch the video to learn more, including a better way of managing the buying and hiring process.

Click here to view.

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