You’ve likely heard the buzz over Employer Branding. We’ve seen excellent articles detailing the steps to success, as well as …Continue
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Lost your job? ‘Tis the season to find a new oneContinue
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Recent respected surveys show the way to your employees performance sweet spot is through recognition the survey suggest the following.
Recognition Keeps People Working Harder and Loyal to You
People Like Recognition, but Aren't Recognised Enough
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When evaluating the success of your recruitment sourcing strategy, it’s important not to only focus on the final results in terms of time to hire and cost per hire but ultimately look at how you ultimately ended up with these results. In the end, you want to determine what strategies and sources contributed to your success and what ones were not worth your time. All so you can improve your strategy for…Continue
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I'm always hunting for ways hiring managers to more accurately determine who to hire that DON'T involve the requirement of being a better interviewer. In the past I've suggested that you should look at obvious traits like obesity and…Continue
As I was browsing through the Sunday paper last week there was one article in particular that really caught my eye. It was written by Paul Sullivan of the New York Times and it shared the findings of a new academic…Continue
Added by Jonathan D. Davis on May 19, 2011 at 11:17am — No Comments
One of my very favorite songs is called Down Together by the Refreshments. The refrain includes the lyrics, "Cars break down and people break down and other things break down too so let's go...down together".
I had the chance to have dinner with…Continue
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Conor Neill, a close friend of mine and a prominent Entrepreneur in Spain, wrote this short story below for…Continue
On February 9th, 2011 I began this series on Discrimination with some thoughts on the…Continue
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[Author's Note: at no time during this series centering on Discrimination will I ever suggest or condone discrimination of anyone based on race, gender, nationality, religion, etc, etc.]
On February 7th, 2011, President Obama…Continue
In case you haven't noticed, the hiring freeze that seemed to overtake the our nation over the last 14 months is thawing, just in time for Spring.
Here are a few of the articles that I've noticed in the past few days that suggest it's time for you to pay attention and get your act together because it's going to be time for you to start RECRUITING instead of…Continue
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In a slightly modified version of my recent post "How to Prepare for a Topgrading Interview" it drew…Continue
Added by Jonathan D. Davis on January 12, 2011 at 3:31pm — No Comments
Those who have heard me speak publicly or have been clients of HireBetter are very familiar with my insistence that Job Descriptions are largely worthless when written by starting at the beginning. What I encourage people to do instead…Continue
Added by Jonathan D. Davis on December 28, 2010 at 4:00pm — No Comments
Of course you want the best talent available for your business, with the characteristics and personality that fit your culture. Hiring the “right” people is critical to every organization. In a recession the stakes are even higher: every smart idea to innovate or save costs matters more; and every bit of passion enhances…Continue
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Last week Major League Baseball was rocked by an incredible story that screamed "Blog About Me!". Cliff Lee, an 8 year veteran pitcher who's had the chance to play in Cleveland, Philadelphia, Seattle and Texas, was the most sought after free agent of the off-season. The Rangers, who had his services for a mere 15 starts (plus the post-season) were so enamored with him that they attempted to "break the bank" to keep him in Texas.…Continue
Added by Jonathan D. Davis on December 22, 2010 at 12:30am — No Comments
My fellow blogger, Cindy Kraft of CFO-Coach, was kind enough to ask me my thoughts on this topic, which she blogged about.
Her starting point was a recent SmartBrief poll, in which 72.5% of surveyed companies indicated they had unfilled openings.
My first impression on seeing the poll was…
I found this interesting: in the past couple of months the top keyword search strings that lead people to this blog were often about preparing for a Topgrading Interview. The irony is that you can't really "prepare" for a Topgrading interview. Yes, journaling about your career history, reflecting back on the praise you received or the criticism that challenged you, thinking about your Boss and what you liked or disliked about them -…Continue