Month: November 2017

6 Steps to Great Talent Reviews

It’s great news that talent reviews have become almost universal in larger organizations, avoiding the fads that have overtaken HR processes like performance management. The fact that most companies do them, however, doesn’t mean that they’re done well. We often see companies with overly complex processes, vague definitions of potential, ill-equipped HR leaders, no follow-up and other ills that undercut the effectiveness of this…

Creative Sourcing – Thinking Outside of the Box

I found myself reading an article on Google relating to an increase in potential cell phone charges for a major cell phone carrier that I have used for fourteen years. I wanted to give him a call regarding my loyalty to their company and the fee increase. I thought to myself where would I find this company contact and others for customer service-related issues…

No surprises as Seek’s tipped to grow 13%

Analysts said there were no surprises at Seek’s annual meeting this week, despite the Australian job site experiencing strong revenue growth and upgrading its full-year earnings forecast. This post is only available to members. The post No surprises as Seek’s tipped to grow 13% appeared first on AIM Group.

Work.ua to become paid-for

One of the leading job boards of Ukraine that previously functioned based on a freemium model, Work.ua will become paid-for for all type of listings starting from January. This post is only available to members. The post Work.ua to become paid-for appeared first on AIM Group.

4 Things Great Recruiters Do Every Day!

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 some basic things that the most successful recruiters, I…

Ideas Are Worthless Without Execution

Ideas are everywhere.  It’s the execution that’s rare.  I often hear or see so many people who complain about wanting something that other people have, or something they want done, or want others to do, or want to change something, etc… but they won’t do anything themselves to get stuff moving forward… Can you relate? Maybe you are one of these people? Hmm… Here’s…

It’s Your Fault They Raised Their Hand

You’re sitting in a meeting full of intelligent people (or, at least, people who think they are intelligent). Creative juices are flowing, the conversation is rocking, opinions are being shared, and discussion gets heated. Everyone is taking turns talking, sometimes speaking over each other or cutting people off, but damn – things are getting done. The flow is happening. This is where the good…

Finders Keepers – Uncovering The Smartest Employee At Your Company

I couldn’t sleep the other night, probably because of the 14 Diet Dews I had throughout the day, but I had an Epiphany while staring at the ceiling in the dark.  I figured out a way for HR pros to find the smartest employee in their company!  It isn’t a complex algorithm or a set of cognitive assessment tests—it’s a simple matrix—but it’s very…