If you are assuming filling an open position would be easy because the job market is tight, think once again. Employers should hire for where they want to see their business tomorrow.
Hiring a candidate smartly could benefit the productivity of an organization, and a wrong hire could…Continue
Added by Satyajeet Thorat on February 8, 2016 at 3:00am — No Comments
Feeling powerless is one of the darker aspects of being human. Whether you’re a parent who can’t stop an illness from ravaging your defenseless child, or you’re at home on the couch watching a television newscast about the latest violent attack in the Middle East, you all—we all—experience…Continue
Added by Birch Faber on January 21, 2016 at 2:24pm — No Comments
Here’s a fact about the jobs at your company that you may not like: they’re a commodity. You might think that what you have to offer is unique and the position you’re filling is like no other. You may believe your work environment is novel and the culture you create in your workspace is special. While this is partially true, in that every company is slightly…
Added by Scott Wintrip on January 11, 2016 at 11:30am — No Comments
Twas the Night before Christmas
And Santa was worried
All his reindeer were AWOL
Except for ‘ol Murray
“What shall I do?”
“Children are excited”
“There can’t be a morning”
“With trees looking blighted!”
Peering over at Murray
Who was reading the news
Said Santa, “Hey buddy…”
“…help me or else we’re all screwed.”
Murray yawned and he stretched
And scratched at his arse
Spoke with deep voice,
“The market for…
Added by Steve Levy on December 24, 2015 at 1:40pm — No Comments
According to an October 2015 report byStaffing Industry Analysts, buyers gave their primary staffing suppliers a Net Promoter Score of -4%. A measure of…Continue
Added by Scott Wintrip on November 16, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments
5 Attention-Grabbing Candidate Attraction Tips
Does any of this sound familiar?
The recruiting Manager sends a…Continue
So last week I wrote about how some seem to feel the usage of tools in staffing and sourcing is un needed. I went on to explain why they are wrong and said I would layout my methodology for determining which tool to…Continue
More of what we need or want can be acquired right now or just minutes from now. From downloads to deliveries to services on-command, the rise of the on-demand economy has made speed not just a competitive advantage. For doing business it’s a requirement.…Continue
Added by Scott Wintrip on November 3, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments
This is how the tale of the Terror…Continue
This week, Facebook announced a change to the way their messaging systems work, which has the potential to significantly impact recruiting on…Continue
Francis made such a blunder. In rebuilding his recruiting team, he hired not just one, but two people who ended up being bad hires. Making matters worse,…Continue
Case Study: DreamJobbing for TOMS Recruitment Campaign
Once in a while you encounter something that literally stops you in your tracks. Is recruitment campaign envy a legitimate emotional condition?
Thousands of people are deemed unfaithful every day, including:
Research has demonstrated the inefficiency of multitasking. Gorillas drive home the point.
Okay, not real gorillas. Just the one in the suit featured by Christopher Chabris and Daniel Simons in their book, The Invisible Gorilla. The authors explain inattentional blindness—why people don’t notice the unexpected.
In a series of examples (including the story of a …Continue
This article was inspired by vexed frustration. I was frustrated by a recruitment marketing campaign that failed to convert decent candidates and hobbled by a laughably minuscule recruitment…Continue
The CEO of Uber recently posed one of the most important questions leaders can ask about their own organizations.
Appearing during the first week of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Travis Kalanick was asked about the future of Uber. He focused on Uber Eats, an on-demand food delivery service being quietly rolled out in select cities.
Colbert, in his patently playful manner, acted as though he didn’t understand. How could Uber effectively…Continue
Added by Scott Wintrip on October 6, 2015 at 8:10am — No Comments
This is part 2 in my Fall Sourcecon roundup, highlighting the presentations at Sourcecon Oct 2015.
The 2nd Keynote was Chris Westfall’s “Get to the Point, Secrets of the New Elevator Pitch.”
As you can imagine he is trying to help us create and use better…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on October 1, 2015 at 1:14pm — No Comments
Since the 'invention' of fire, there have been times when History was clearly diverted from a previous course by intervening events and the influences of people. In this instance, I offer an example wherein an otherwise "free agent" has become ensnared in his own web of deception, by becoming a parrot of my own recruiting pitch to Time-travelers. Apparently, he wants "out" of this Universe, entirely. I can understand, to some degree.…Continue
Added by Nicholas Meyler on September 29, 2015 at 11:30pm — No Comments
Have you ever been horseback riding? I am solidly in what can only be considered the novice camp. The last time I went horseback riding I was matched up with what appeared to be the oldest horse in the stable. The fact his name was “Old Blue” should have been a tip off. I was joining a group…Continue