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Sourcing.Games – 1 Year Later
www.sourcecon.com

Twelve months ago, I shared with the world my small project that I created during my free time just for fun. I called it Sourcing.Games and if you are not familiar with that project, it is a site with small sourcing games for sourcers and recruiters to test their knowledge. The rules are simple. You […]

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Corporate TA is Doing Contract Hiring All Wrong!
timsackett.com

In every university on the planet in every Economics 101 class, professors teach a very simple concept of FIFO (First In, First Out). It’s basically meant to describe the way products/material move through a system. There are two basic types, FIFO and LIFO (Last In). FIFO is you get some supplies shipped to your warehouse, […]

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It’s Time to Talk About What HR Can Do About Sexual Harassment
www.tlnt.com

I never thought that I would keynote a conference about workplace harassment with Gretchen Carlson.

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The Sackett Office Holiday Party Rules!
timsackett.com

Today is my annual office holiday party. The HRU Holiday Parties are pretty freaking fun! Probably like most recruiting shops and groups of elementary school teachers, we know how to let our hair down when the time is right! You will see about 500 articles and blog posts how this season on Office Holiday Party […]

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Unchained! Attracting Talent That Isn’t Chained to a Desktop!
timsackett.com

From manufacturing to construction to retail to restaurants to the service industries, most of our talent doesn’t actually sit ‘chained’ to a desk, but we’re still using recruiting practices that start with the notion we all sit at a desk waiting for a recruiter to find us! It’s amazing that over the past couple decade […]

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Are You Ready For Feedback That’s Radically Transparent?
www.tlnt.com

Here’s an actual email sent to Ray Dalio, the founder of Bridgewater Associates, by an employee named Jim Haskel:

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5 Things Leaders Need to Know About Developing Employees
timsackett.com

I think we try and deliver a message to organizations that all employees need and want to be developed.  This is a lie.  Many of our employees do want and need development. Some don’t need it, they’re better than you.  Some don’t want it, just give me my check.  Too many of our leaders truly […]

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Job boards say they fill most jobs. Employer says “LMAO!”
www.asktheheadhunter.com

A surprised employer says Indeed delivered no good job candidates. Indeed says it delivers 72% of hires. Ask The Headhunter readers wonder what employers are smoking — and rip the job boards a new one. Join us for the discussion.

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Preparation Is the Key to Career Success
www.tlnt.com

“Give me 6 hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first 4 sharpening the axe.” – Abraham Lincoln”

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T3 – Google Hire ATS Could Dominate the SMB ATS Marketplace
timsackett.com

With all of the hype and craziness surrounding Google for Jobs, most people haven’t even been paying attention to what ultimately might be the bigger Google product to impact the talent acquisition technology market longterm, Google Hire. Google Hire is Google’s entry into the Applicant Tracking System (ATS) marketplace that is built around an integration […]

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The Talent Acquisition Trends You Need to Focus on for 2018!
timsackett.com

Hey gang! My buddy, Kris Dunn, and I will be leading a free webinar tomorrow talking about the talent acquisition trends you should be focusing on in 2018 that will have the fastest and most lasting impact to your talent strategy success. Artificial intelligence, Google for Jobs and other hot topics are dominating conversations across the […]

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Twitter’s spam fight bad for recruiters, says Joel
aimgroup.com

It’s no secret that Twitter has a serious problem with bots and fake accounts, but recruitment specialist Joel Cheesman says dealing with the issue may impact the online recruitment industry negatively. This post is only available to members. The post Twitter’s spam fight bad for recruiters, says Joel appeared first on AIM Group.

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Your Male Employees Are Running Scared!
timsackett.com

Ugh, I don’t even know if I want to write about this, but I just got back from the Recruiting Trends and Talent Tech Conference, and this one subject dominated most of my conversations in one way or another. First, don’t think I’m looking for compassion for men. As a gender, we’ve dug our own […]

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4 Things Great Recruiters Do Every Day!
timsackett.com

I’ve hired over one hundred recruiters in my career.  Not a ton, but a pretty good sample size.  I’ve had some of those hires go on to become great Talent Acquisition pros, as well as some who have completely bombed in the profession.  It’s not an easy profession to be successful at, but I’ve seen […]

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