Checking off your to-do list gives you a huge sense of accomplishment. So, it’s important for you to get as many tasks done in one day as possible. You’re on a sales call, writing an order, and drafting an email to a new client simultaneously.
We all know the 2016 election will be a special one, and not just because it features two of the least popular candidates in recent memory. Less widely discussed is how this election year’s job market is another anomaly. The candidates are too busy talking about creating jobs than reflecting on the current situation. By […]
In our business, the number one aspect of sourcing and recruiting that is overlooked is time. It is one of the variables, in the long run, we cannot control it, however, we can influence it. Let’s take a look into a typical work day:
Leave Blank:Do Not Change: Your email: You know what doesn’t work but we keep hoping it might? Grassroots culture! The kind of culture where you want your employees to establish. The kind of culture that vendors keep telling you that you must have to be sustainable. The reality is a grassroots culture is mostly chaotic […]
Trackers. The bane of every recruiter. Call trackers, “activity” trackers, shared trackers, weekly trackers, monthly trackers, “tick” sheets….no matter the name or the purpose, most recruiters I’ve managed consider these administrative tasks a waste of time at best, or micromanaging at the very least. I don’t blame them, really, nobody likes to tediously document what […]
Stack Overflow recently released the results from their annual Developer Survey and this year over 56,000 Developers from 173 countries answered questions about the tech they love, the tech they hate and dozens of other questions that will help you understand them better and recruit them to your organization! Stack Overflow is the largest online community for […]
Everwise has raised $16 million in Series B funding and has almost tripled its number of customers in the last nine months.
Recruiters and their HR partners have all experienced recruitment challenges on tough-to-fill roles. Some of these roles can be so difficult they’re called “purple unicorns,” and finding candidates for them can be incredibly daunting.
This week the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission approved an updated Strategic Enforcement Plan (SEP) for fiscal years 2017–2021, setting out its priorities and strategies for the near term. The SEP builds on a prior plan issued in December 2012, which guided EEOC activity for the past four years.
Recognize This! – Trends in HR for the year ahead will emphasize empowerment, the employee experience, and ultimately a more human workplace.
I have 40 years of experience as an HR executive, authored a book about Repurposing HR, and have a healthy following in social media on my articles related to positioning HR as a business partner. Heck I even got an “HR seat at the table” article published on the Harvard Business Review blog. My experience and study tells […]
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 […]