In the hours leading up to Maisha Cannon’s keynote, there was a lot of buzz and chatter from SourceCon attendees. I overheard comments like, “I can’t wait to hear Maisha speak,” “Maisha is so awesome,” and “She takes the most complex things that I’m dealing with as a recruiter and simplifies them.”
Finding new employees who have the necessary skills and personality to fit in with your company’s culture can be difficult, but navigating a sea of employment laws during the recruiting process is even harder and could, if not adhered to, spell legal disaster for your company. For this reason, it pays to stay current and […]
Unless media is talking about Russians, natural disasters, or Donald Trump, gender issues seem to be at the forefront of every news story these days. Uber is in trouble for allegedly treating women badly. Google is in trouble for allegedly paying women unfairly. And even Hollywood is in trouble for, well, you know.
It’s important for any employer to establish a salary for a certain position in their company. But setting a salary is more than slapping a random number onto payroll. Here are a few tips to follow when setting a salary for a certain role or candidate. Double trouble It’s important to remember that whatever reasonable […]
Found Careers (at Found.careers), an Australian start-up, rolled out a campaign of LinkedIn ads to capitalize on growing discontent in the recruitment industry over the association job site Seek (ASX: SEK) has with Onploy, a start-up that connects job seekers directly with employers. The post Start-up goes after Seek with LinkedIn ads appeared first on […]
If only there was a silver bullet for leaders….
Thousands of recruiters descended on Nashville this week to attend Talent Connect, LinkedIn’s annual conference. It’s a chance for LinkedIn’s most loyal users to come together and network, learn new ideas, and get an update on the company and its future.
The goal of posting a job opening is to find a worker with the right skills who is also a good fit for your organization. While achieving this goal is important, it’s important to remember that there are several other factors involved in recruiting new employees that can have an effect on your business. Namely, […]
The State of Remote Work Report has been released for 2017.
I wrote an article not too long ago called What does an advanced talent acquisition function look like?, and received a fair few calls about it. A lot of the questions were related to building (or redesigning) a talent acquisition team, so I thought it made sense to follow up that piece with a three-part […]
We’ve all probably had one in our careers. How many of you fear the micromanager? You know the boss who monitors your every move and won’t get out of his/her own way. Defining It A micromanager uses a style where special attention is paid to every single facet of a task, down to the smallest details. A micromanager […]
Remember back to that time you took psychology 101 in college, and one of the first things you probably learned was Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. It might have looked a little something like this.
Talent acquisition isn’t easy. Far too often employers focus on just a skills fit to try to determine whether someone is qualified to do the job. Sometimes they may focus on culture, yet still, not as thorough as necessary. Of course – skills and a culture fit are very important to both employers and candidates. However, these things […]
Going to the HR Technology conference in Vegas next week? If you are then you need to know about this years parties. They offer a great chance to network within the industry and the booze is usually free. So far we have seen the following parties announced. As you walk around the expo hall you’ll […]