We function as the primary job contact for so many people, then when the tables turn – what are we supposed to do? How do we find a recruiting job?
Last month, I had a coffee chat with a technical sourcing lead at Google to shoot the breeze about talent sourcing, brainstorming ideas about our industry. But I was thrown away when he asked me, “Steven, do you know how much we [Google] pay for finding the best talent in the market?” I didn’t have […]
Last week the 3rd annual Michigan Recruiter’s Conference took place in Grand Rapids, MI onsite at our corporate host Amway World Headquarters. 150 Corporate Talent Acquisition Leaders and Pros participated and heard from an outstanding lineup of speakers including Gerry Crispin, Laurie Ruettimann, Chris Bailey, Kerri Mills and Katie Born. I leave each time amazed […]
It’s time for HR folks to step back from their reliance on Technology and go “Old School”. Last week Bill Belichick, the head coach of the NFL New England Patriots, announced he was ditching the use of a Microsoft Tablet on the sidelines and going back to his old system of still pictures to […]
Is this a real job promotion and a real raise, or an “opportunity” to add a second job to your first job without any negotiating and less pay?
If you attended the HR Technology Conference in Chicago earlier this month, there was one buzzword you definitely heard more than once: A.I.
One of the problems we have in HR, says Jim Smith, is that HR people are NICE.
The number one driver of employee engagement and workplace performance is culture, so why do so many companies fail at establishing one that wins?
It’s kind of amazing what teachers do, spending hours inside and outside the classroom to prepare students to take the next step and be productive citizens. It’s one of the hardest jobs that exists, if you ask me. They deserve those summers off. In addition to the investment they make in time, they invest emotionally […]
What’s your standard way of opening a conversation?
This week on T3 I take a look at the HR technology app Health Fair Connections. Health Fair Connections (HFC) is a unique software that allows benefit’s professionals to secure vendors for their internal health fairs, maximize employee participation, and organize their entire health fair information in one platform. HFC is a technology, not an […]
In the Talent Acquisition world, hiring a big name player from a competitor can be a huge “get,” or it can backfire. “What do you mean, RJ? I thought hiring stars was what we want.” My answer is sometimes. Two examples from the press recently show how different scenarios play out. First, the good hire. […]
And the acquisition beat goes on. Another job board company has been acquired by a recruiting firm. Bradley-Morris has acquired RecruitMilitary.com a provider of job fairs and other recruiting services including an online job board. Staffing firms want in on the recruitment advertising front. Though RM is more than just a job board, it proves […]
We need to overhaul America’s social safety net, which was designed for a different labor market and economy.