Last night I moderated a panel discussion on Sourcing Strategies at Quirky in New York. This was sourcing from an attraction and engagement perspective — Shally or Glen were not on my panel — so no boolean magic.
Our magic involved creating conversations through new-generation… Continue
Added by Peter Clayton on July 9, 2014 at 12:00pm —
Michael Beygelman, CEO, Joberate "How To Sell To HR" from Peter Clayton on Vimeo.
Are You Ready for a good laugh?
This is an excerpt from Michael Beygelman's presentation at the #HRTechTank New York Conference June 27, 2014. The… Continue
Added by Peter Clayton on July 7, 2014 at 1:10pm —
"I'm sorry… Why are you here?"
There are thousands of articles, blog posts and "how-to's" advising job seekers how to prepare for a phone screen, a video interview, and in-person job interview. But what about the other side of that desk or conference table? The hiring manager, recruiter, HR manager, and others tasked with interviewing and evaluating candidates? … Continue
Added by Peter Clayton on June 18, 2014 at 7:00am —
I’m working on a blog post on job interviews — from the employer side of the desk. After all, there are thousands of “how-to” articles, blog posts, and advice on “acing the interview” from a candidates viewpoint. But, how about “acing the interview” as employer, while at the same time providing a great… Continue
Added by Peter Clayton on June 2, 2014 at 6:30am —
“Screw your cubicle farm!” The free agent nation is here.
In 2001, Dan Pink published a bestselling and forward-thinking business book titled Free Agent Nation: The Future of Working for Yourself. By all current reports, that future has arrived.
If the millennial generation will become predominantly free agents, how will this impact recruiting and HR over the next decade?
“Contingent labor is king," writes Russ Banham in the May issue of HRO… Continue
Added by Peter Clayton on May 27, 2014 at 12:30pm —
Let’s talk for a for a few minutes about educating our children. I published the meat of this article on Facebook, but it got very little traction. No funny or pretty pictures. No mortar board wearing cats. Actually, the picture I’m painting here is a rather bleak and troubling one. I hope… Continue
Added by Peter Clayton on May 16, 2014 at 12:51pm —
I am constantly amazed at how little money most professionals are willing to spend to promote and market themselves. Like this kind of investment — investing in yourself — is crass, egotistical, and over-indulgent. Our actions and accomplishments speak for themselves, right? We’re sick of hearing about… Continue
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The Catalyst Award annually honors innovative approaches with proven results taken by organizations to address the recruitment, development, and advancement of all managerial women, including women of color. Valerie LaSusa and I… Continue
Added by Peter Clayton on April 19, 2010 at 4:20pm —
John Sumser is writing a thought-provoking series as a lead-up to his presentation at ERE Expo. The series is titled The Five Scenarios for the Future of Recruiting. He's structured the articles on a technique developed by Shell in the 1980s called Scenario Planning. I had an opportunity to record a 26 minute podcast with John for TotalPicture Radio
Added by Peter Clayton on February 25, 2010 at 10:57pm —
A new RecruitingPods.com podcast show just launched, the "Onward Search Career Cast," sponsored by Wilton, CT based staffing and executive search agency, Onward Search. In the inaugural episode
I speak with Ken Clark, co-founder and SVP of Onward Search, and Josh Gampel, VP. The company does both temp staffing and executive search assignment ($100K+).
According to Ken Clark, "the biggest… Continue
Added by Peter Clayton on February 1, 2010 at 5:00pm —
This is the second installment of Leadership Channel Podcast on TotalPicture Radio
featuring Dr. Graeme Codrington, one of the founding partners of TomorrowToday, based in London, England.
Graeme is the author of the article titled; "After Shock: the five trends disrupting business in the next 5 years."
As a recognized international expert on… Continue
Added by Peter Clayton on December 26, 2009 at 10:58am —
It’s no secret: The recession has hit the recruiting industry especially hard. With fewer job listings and far more competition, recruiting firms need to employ better marketing strategies. How will your firm rise above the noise? How can you promote your brand and value proposition with little or no marketing budget? The answer could be a growing new media tool: podcasts.
According to a recent article on SmartBriefs.com, Though it only requires a computer and microphone, podcasting… Continue
Added by Peter Clayton on July 13, 2009 at 11:05am —
As we all know, the recession has hit the recruiting industry especially hard. With fewer job listings and more competition, recruiting firms need to standout more than ever before.
Enter Recruiting Pods
, a new service from Chris Russell and Peter Clayton, two veteran podcasters. The duo will produce & host customized podcasts for employment agencies, third party recruiters and executive search firms that allow them to take part in new… Continue
Added by Peter Clayton on May 13, 2009 at 6:12pm —
"There's no question if you look out the next 12 to 18 months, we will hire thousands of people to Microsoft around the world."
Scott Pitasky is responsible for global staffing, talent management, development, organization capability and aspects of the company’s learning agenda. This broad role includes all efforts to establish Microsoft's employment brand, acquire talent anywhere in the world, and once acquired manage and develop people to achieve their fullest potential. I recorded… Continue
Added by Peter Clayton on April 8, 2009 at 9:02pm —
Last month, ZoomInfo announced enhancements to SMB and midmarket company data that provides additional breadth of coverage and depth of insight—including descriptions, revenues, number of employees, locations and other information on public, private and non-commercial entities alike.
I recently recorded a 16 minute interview podcast
with Chip Terry, vice president and general manager of ZoomInfo's Enterprise… Continue
Added by Peter Clayton on April 6, 2009 at 8:59am —
Had a very productive trip to ERE Spring 2009, and have started to post interviews: First up:
, Chief Marketing Officer, Guardian Angel of JobAngels - 16 minutes. If you're not familiar with JobAngels, I encourage you to get acquainted. This interview contains a full transcript, for those who prefer to read!
Just posted today. The CyberSleuth -… Continue
Added by Peter Clayton on April 3, 2009 at 6:38pm —
Resume Genome Project - A Wheel of Fortune for your career development
Has Amazon ever told you, "People like you bought these other books."? It's a great feature and it's all built off of the shopping habits of real people. What if you could do the same thing with everyone's resume and find out what everyone else was out there doing? You could know what people with your major do for a living, or what jobs people do next after they have yours. What skills do you need in public… Continue
Added by Peter Clayton on March 17, 2009 at 9:27pm —
"Moving into a new job is among the toughest career challenges you'll face." George Bradt
In a 30 minute Career Transition Channel podcast
on Total Picture Radio, George Bradt, founder and managing director of PrimeGenesis, reports, "Between 40% and 50% of newly hired executives fail within 18 months. Many, many more new employees simply fail to distinguish themselves."
George wrote the book on onboarding: The… Continue
Added by Peter Clayton on March 9, 2009 at 2:15pm —
Recently, I had an opportunity to record an interview podcast
with Sheila Greco, founder and president of Sheila Greco and Associates. This is the third recession her firm has navigated in its 20-year history. With about 30 employees, we wanted to hear what her company was doing to weather the storm of client layoffs and budget cuts.
Here are the talking points
covered in the interview on… Continue
Added by Peter Clayton on March 2, 2009 at 9:22pm —