Those that attended my September 8th webinar – Sourcing Like A Salesperson or attended the roundtable discussion I led on Friday, September 22nd at the SourceCon Fall Conference in Anaheim, know that I am a firm advocate for sourcers to keep a journal to track all of their thoughts, ideas, and activity. I try as […]
The old adage “I’d rather be respected than liked” was made up by people who didn’t have any friends! And it’s been perpetuated for centuries by HR Pros who didn’t think it was professional to have friends in their organizations. “I’m not their friend, Tim, I’m in HR and there is a reason we lock the […]
Welcome to Smashups, brought to you by the recruitment marketing pros at Smashfly! Each month, our host, Tim Sackett, will chat with a featured guest on ways you can better attract candidates and actually convert them into job applicants. Novel thoughts, right? This month on Smashups, Tim talks Kyle Lagunas, Research Manager/Emerging Trends Technologies – Talent Acquisition & Staffing Services […]
My wife and I, like many of you, have traditions. One of those traditions was that we ate at the same Mexican restaurant repeatedly. So often, if fact, we assigned a specific night to it. That night was Friday night. The place we frequented was a dive. You had to drive through an alley and […]
Last week I gave you seven onboarding tips to ensure your new hire has a great first day. Well, that article spurred lots of other responses from recruiters and business owners who forwarded me even more ideas. So this post will feature their experience and insight – straight from the real world. The Little Things […]
For starters, it is the only department where women hold at least 50% of the C-level positions (Chief Human Resources Officer, or CHRO). But getting the top job isn’t always what women — or anyone for that matter — want out of their work.
Recently a manager, who I will call Robert, expressed his desire to know if he could do more to let the people in his department know how deeply he appreciated how hard they work and the quality of their work. He wondered if he could do more to let them know this. He also wondered, […]
On average, organizations gave mothers 41 paid days of maternity leave, compared with 22 paid days of paternity leave for fathers. That statistic comes from 2016 Paid Leave in the Workplace, a survey recently conducted by the Society for Human Resource Management.
We talked about how 2016 needed to be a big year for SAP’s employment brand. The key for us was, as a b2b, standing out from the crowd.
Regardless of our education and training, we as recruiters by in large do three things: We find people, we interview and we extend offers. All opportunities for training, development and starting to tell our story in a way that changes perceptions.
Ever hear of Engage? I mean the software, not engagement which a great deal of us do in this industry. Nope, this is a sort of a search tool on steroids. This will be a short post from me because, frankly, my words will not do this little slice of heaven justice.
Shane McCusker has done it again. If you don’t know McCusker or have used his extremely popular Facebook Sourcing Tool, stop what you’re doing right now and download it! You don’t even need Chrome to use it, as there is also a free web based version. I have been an absolute fangirl since its inception. This useful sourcing […]
A crazy thing happens almost every day in professional sports, and it’s the one thing that separates great teams from the pack. Talent selection will make or break a team’s success and in professional sports, it’s about getting the right talent for the right price. The problem with most professional sports team, regardless of the […]