If you’re one of the many LinkedIn users who noticed an uptick in your post engagement over the last month, you’ll be happy to know that democracy is alive and well in America (and everywhere else you can access LinkedIn). In a recent blog post, the social networking and recruiting/marketing/now learning giant shared that they […]
7.1 Million job openings right now in the U.S.! 7.1 Million! Are you looking forward to filling your temporary, underpaid seasonal jobs this year!? Ugh! Sounds like a nightmare! So, in classic FOT Style, we are here to help you kill your seasonal hiring! There has not been a holiday hiring season quite like this one, ever. […]
AI and machine learning enthusiasts don’t like to talk about it much, but sooner or later they’ll admit metrics have biases.
While vertical job search engine Indeed may have its hands full in North America, mostly compliments of Google for Jobs, life in parts outside the U.S. is pretty rosy, however. The company, owned by Japanese-based Recruit Holdings, is enjoying rapid growth in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, commonly referred to as EMEA.
Earlier this month, I joined hundreds of talent acquisition pros in downtown San Francisco for Jobvite’s annual Recruiter Nation Live event (full disclosure: I’m employed by Jobvite). In addition to exchanging some new stories, the best recruiting practices, and winning strategies with our peers, I also had the great pleasure of speaking on-stage with the […]
HR/Talent Pros are always nervous about outsourcing. I do some consulting from time to time in the corporate HR space and eventually in my time with corporate HR executives, the conversation will find its way to outsourcing. “Hey, Tim what do you think about us shopping our ‘blank’ out to…?” It’s a basic skill vs. […]
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Understanding the milestones in employees’ professional and personal lives that impact their work is crucial to building a tailored employee experience framework.
After being twenty minutes late for our long-awaited connection, she opened the conversation with: “About me, prior to coming here, I worked at a day spa.” “Do you like essential oils?” “I feel like we’ve met before?” “Oh, November is your birthday? That’s Sagittarius, I’m a stereotypical Capricorn.” “Do you have any pets or young […]
When you do things you can control, your chance of success is high. I control what time I wake up. It was 4:35 AM this morning. Early? Yes, but it allows me to get stuff done. I control what I put on my to-do list (this blog post was one of my to-do list items). […]
I was reminded this past week that recruiting is very hard. No, it’s not hard to post a job on your careers page and wait for a resume, that you won’t screen, and instead, just pass along to the hiring manager—that’s not hard. Recruiting is hard when it comes down to finding talent that really […]
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A police chief, with a phobia for open water, battles a gigantic shark with an appetite for swimmers and boat captains, in spite of a greedy town council who demands that the beach stays open. That was the logline for Jaws – also known as the main reason I feared the ocean in the late […]
Derek Murphy Johnson popped up in my LinkedIn feed the other day I figured he might make a good guest. Little did i know he is also a frequent listener of the RecTech podcast. By day he is the Corporate Talent Acquisition Manager for Portland Oregon based Kinder care education and he is also a […]