Are you hiring right? “Of course we are,” answered Dan, a CEO who is a new advisory client from the West Coast of the United States. Then, he took the Hire Right Assessmentand was shocked to learn how much better other companies were doing at hiring for internal staff.
Getting hiring consistently right is difficult for most companies, which is one reason why the staffing and recruitment industry has grown and flourished over the years. However, most executives in…Continue
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There are best and worst practices for every business. The recruiting and HR space is no different. Candidates take note of the things you do well… and not so well. With the consistent development of new tools for the space, the hiring process is constantly under construction. The best practices change and evolve along with the technology. There are easy solutions to these poor…Continue
Whoever said that “a failure to plan is a plan to fail” didn’t understand planning. Unless mentally impaired, no one actually plans to fail; what really happens is they fail to take into consideration the one element that kills the chances of any plan succeeding—emotion.
Logic makes people think while it’s emotion that makes them act. All variations of planning, be they strategic plans, project plans, or broader business plans are exercises in logic. Done right, they make…Continue
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Recently there was a thread on Facebook title…Continue
Last week I had the honor of speaking at the conference of the National Association of Personnel Services (NAPS) in Houston, an event with lots of smart and talented people sharing information and learning good practices. Embedded within those good ideas, unfortunately, were Repetitive Practices, inefficient routines that are often the way things have always been done. These include:
Added by Scott Wintrip on September 22, 2014 at 9:38am — No Comments
How to source on the lesser known sites!! Toptal
All right after a 2 week hiatus here we go…. Toptal is a marketplace for developers. It is a place where you can find, and hire developers,…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on September 18, 2014 at 3:15pm — No Comments
Take No Prisoners is a free weekly memo from Scott Wintrip that explores how Radical Accountability prospers companies and changes lives. Instead of taking people hostage with outdated, heavy-handed, and ineffective methods of management, measurement, and motivation, Radical Accountability focuses on creating an unwavering responsibility for getting done what matters most.
Getting from here to a more profitable there isn’t just about charting the right course; it…Continue
Added by Scott Wintrip on September 17, 2014 at 2:22pm — No Comments
Has your company seen a decrease in the number of qualified candidates recently? Having a career page and posting open positions to social media isn’t enough. Did you know that on average 46% of candidates rate their experience poor or very poor? Why…Continue
Added by Raj Sheth on September 15, 2014 at 2:26pm — No Comments
The three-headed watchdog for the afterlife, Cerberus, guarded the entrance to Hades. The mythical creature ensured no one entered who wasn’t qualified to do so. He assisted the god of the underworld, not the poor souls who passed by. Just the same, recruiters serve as…Continue
Added by Sean Pomeroy on September 15, 2014 at 2:13pm — No Comments
Like a game show where it’s anyone’s guess who’s going to win, it’s difficult, if not impossible, to predict which companies are going to buy next. At any moment in time, only 3% of companies are buying from a staffing or recruitment firm. During that same moment, another 6% are shopping, comparing candidates, prices, or contracts.
Unless you have only one customer, no one is smart enough to accurately predict, all of the time, who’s going to give the next “yes.” That’s why achieving…Continue
Added by Scott Wintrip on September 15, 2014 at 10:22am — No Comments
So you have heard of Hiring Solved, you have all read my previous blog…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on September 11, 2014 at 3:41pm — No Comments
Veterans, back from active duty, looking to build their lives in a civilian world have been known to face some unique challenges. While some in the veteran community have been able to transition quickly into well-paying jobs in the private sector, some have had to wait out a long period before landing a job and…Continue
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Demand for healthcare jobs continues to rise. Since July 2009, the number of jobs posted online increased 40%, according to data from WANTED…Continue
Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on September 9, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments
When you first start hiring for your small business, chances are you’re not going to have a solidified process in place. Larger businesses have the luxury of talent acquisition pros and other hiring professionals as a resource, but if the hiring duties are solely left up to you and your small team, it can seem overwhelming.
From constructing the job description, placing the…Continue
Added by Raj Sheth on September 6, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments
I decided to hold of one more week before going back to the lesser sights, as I have been aqsked a lot about replacing Rapportive, so here we go. Since Rapportive stopped…Continue
If you’ve ever been part of a search committee to fill a position within your organization, you know how difficult it can be to weed through all of the applications you receive. Did you know that on average it takes a recruiter only six seconds to decide on an applicant based on their resume? While you want to hire the best candidate for the job, you can save yourself and your team a lot of time and energy by knowing what to look for in a resume.
First and foremost, it is…Continue
Added by Raj Sheth on September 1, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments
A few days ago, Software Advice released its annual report on Applicant Tracking Software buyer trends. The report includes data on the most common reasons for purchasing new software, popular deployment methods, and the top requested features.
Software Advice analyzed a selection of 385 small…Continue
Added by Suzanne Holloway on August 29, 2014 at 5:42pm — No Comments
We often hear great leaders talk about the importance of people at their organizations. Hiring great people is fundamental to an organization’s success. As Lawrence Bossidy, the former COO of General…Continue
Added by Suzanne Holloway on August 29, 2014 at 5:38pm — No Comments
RECRUITERS WHAT ARE YOU THINKING?
We are taking a short break form the series on lesser known sites, but do not worry we will get back to it, I have a boat load…Continue