Scott shares the four “ates” to stop the feeling of overwhelm. These are: eliminate what is not an absolute necessity, delegate either internally or externally, automate, and integrate.
Added by Scott Wintrip on August 7, 2012 at 8:59am — No Comments
Scott explains that mastery is achieved by practice and education that happens before the skill or action is actually needed.
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Scott explains four reasons why leaders have benefit from coaching services.
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Is resume optimizing cheating?
So recently I reposted a few posts to help people looking for work. One of the posts was about optimizing a resume for ATS and resume databases. I posted or reposted it, and got some interesting feedback form a few recruiters. One said I was telling their secrets, that by telling candidates how to optimize their resumes it will mean they will have more junk resumes to read. Another said it was…Continue
Scott shares a solution for avoiding empty seats in your business.
Added by Scott Wintrip on July 31, 2012 at 8:11am — No Comments
As a die-hard Mariners fan since 1994 and dedicated Yankees hater, this week’s trade of Ichiro Suzuki to the Yankees (the YANKEES) just about killed me. Ichiro has been a much loved member of the
Bad News Bears Seattle Mariners for 12 seasons. As if his departure wasn’t painful enough, he actually played his first game as a Yankee at Safeco Field against the Mariners. It was so bad that when a hiring manager stopped by my desk shortly after I heard the news, he…
Using a fortress as an analogy, Scott shares four ways that you can build and protect your business.Continue
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Scott discusses the importance of your actions after you make a mistake by using the opportunity to strengthen and deepen your relationships.Continue
Added by Scott Wintrip on July 25, 2012 at 2:55pm — No Comments
So I posted this about 18 mnthes ago but I have been getting a lot of requets to repost it so here it is.
Project Management (PM) staffing style!!
One way I have found to be very successful as a staffing professional is to Treat every opening like a project and use the basic PM steps to ensure you do the job right. Step one is to do needs analysis. This is the same thing as your first meeting with your client to determine what they need, write the…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on July 25, 2012 at 2:34pm — No Comments
Scott shares five ways to add “business insurance” to your organization by keeping a hiring pipeline open at all times; having a delivery evolution process; innovating products and/or services; developing skills; and having best practices instead of most practices.…Continue
Added by Scott Wintrip on July 20, 2012 at 8:35am — No Comments
Using 5W&H is the key to everything
The 5W&H stands for; who, what, when, where, how and why. If we are doing things right these 6 words are always used, will always provide the information and answers we need and are the key to success.
For example doing research prior to sourcing. When doing this research you should, as a minimum be asking the following…Continue
Every candidate should leave “your Company” with a positive impression regardless of the outcome of the interview. All candidates have friends who will inevitably hear about positive or negative experiences while interviewing.
It is especially important to sell candidates whom we expect to offer.
Some reasons to sell “your Company” and your group:
With millions of potential jobseekers on social media sites, social recruiting is a no-brainer for any headhunter or Talent Acquisition pro. Something I always found interesting, as a marketing person, is the fact that recruiting blogs seem to talk ad nauseam about…Continue
Added by Justin Miller on July 6, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Who should you follow!! Updated
So this is an update to my original post about who to follow in the staffing world. So in reality you should not strive to be a follower but a leader. That said this post is about who out in the industry should you follow. Mind you this is the UPDATED list and there will be more updates coming. By follow I mean on twitter, connected to on Linkedin, RSS feeds etc. People or companies that will provide…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on July 3, 2012 at 3:48pm — No Comments
Resistance to change is as common and universal as the desire to be loved. Humans are creatures of habit, often perpetuating choices that are not as healthy or productive as other available options. From food to work styles to prioritization, there are frequently better ways to do the things we do.
Herein lies the problem – you most likely don’t have the time, energy, or even the interest to change or improve every aspect of your work and life. Nor should you. Better does not always…Continue
Added by Scott Wintrip on July 2, 2012 at 11:19am — No Comments
Early this morning I awoke feeling anxious, my thoughts focused on people I’ve not seen in years. This made no sense, leaving me wondering if something had happened to them. Something did happen, just not to them.
My dear friend Ben, a brilliant and talented researcher for a major university has been battling cancer and seemed to be making significant progress, the chemo doing its job driving the cancer towards remission. In a lunch with him last week, he was talking about the…Continue
SOM- Staffing Organization Maturity!!
SOM- Staffing Organization Maturity, is simply put the maturity of a company or organization as it relates to HR and Staffing. This correlates to the process, procedures, systems, standing and programs used for Staffing and HR.
Example some companies are not ready for social media, some companies are not ready for remote workers, etc. Some still think of HR as a necessary evil…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on June 26, 2012 at 10:07am — No Comments
(Reposted from Make HR Happen 6/15/2012)
I wrote an article last week where I mentioned that one of…Continue
So often when calling a potential candidate, most recruiters go into their sales pitch about a position they are looking to fill, if the person they are talking to seems interested, they might talk more about the position. If the candidate does not seems interested they quickly end the call to move onto the next. In most cases it is almost like they are reading a script and really do not care anything about the person…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on June 18, 2012 at 9:09pm — No Comments