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Throughout my career as a senior Recruitment Leader and now as an Organizational Talent advisor to a number of companies, I have been fortunate enough to work with a large number of great organizations who gave me the opportunity to partner with them on developing and implementing new practices to enhance their recruitment function and hiring outcomes. A few years ago a large Canadian organization asked me to come in and partner with them to build an in-house recruitment function for them…Continue
Recently I facilitated a session on “Recruitment Trends and Best Practices” for a large group of senior Recruitment and HR leaders from a large global technology company at their annual HR Leadership offsite in Chicago. This organization is one of the better ones I have worked with in terms of their focus and investment in talent. They understand that the acquisition, development and engagement of talent is the number one priority for their HR team. Their partners in the business look to…Continue
People who know me know how important integrity is to me. People close to me within my network definitely think I take too hard of a stance on others who have let me down through their actions and subsequent lack of integrity. I am a very trusting person and want to always be able to take people at their word. But once a person fails to live up to their word I have a very difficult time looking beyond that experience and continuing our professional or personal relationship. It's…Continue
I consider myself a strong networker…….meaning I give as much or more back to my network than I ever ask for or receive.
I am often asked to conduct networking 101 sessions for corporate HR and recruitment teams and provide one-on-one coaching to business leaders on the art of networking. The number one rule I always spend the most time speaking about is to never take advantage of your network and never make it a one-sided relationship. You can’t be selfish when you venture into the…Continue