Tag: being

7 Very Short Rules For Being Better At Recruiting!

Over the past few months have had dozens of conversations with Talent Acquisition leaders across America. From SMB to Enterprise, all types of markets, and all with basically the same kind of problem. The need to get better at recruiting, and the need to do it very quickly! (By the way, I actually wrote a book on how to do that! Duh!) The reality…

Australian recruiters: Your data is your biggest asset. Are you confident in how it’s being handled?

The reputation of recruitment agencies and recruitment professionals is built on trust; it underpins the relationship you have with candidates who trust you with sensitive information about themselves and their search for work. It underpins the relationship you have with your clients who trust you to act confidentially, in a compliant manner that never compromises … Read more The post Australian recruiters: Your data…

Can Being Vulnerable at Work Hurt Your Career? #HRFamous

In episode 55 of The HR Famous Podcast, longtime HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn, and Jessica Lee come together again to discuss big sisters, vulnerability in the workplace, and what the best question is to ask someone if you’re looking for negative information on a candidate. Listen (click this link if you don’t see the player) and be sure to subscribe, rate, and review (Apple…

The Single Most Desired Trait Employers Want: Being an Adult!

Don’t buy into the hype! “Oh, just do what you love!” That’s not being an adult, that’s being a moron! Just do what makes you happy! No, that’s what a child does. “Tim, we just want to hire some ‘adults’!” I hear this statement from a lot of CEOs I talk with currently! That means most of the people they are hiring, aren’t considered…

Free Webinar for Tech Recruiters Tired of Being Faked Out by Candidates

June 25, 2020 – eTeki’s proud to present the webinar “How to Reduce Unqualified Profiles in Your Shortlist” for tech recruiters. The virtual learning session, conducted by industry veteran Sam Velu, will provide talent acquisition and staffing professionals with tips and tricks for how to maximize the phone screen to weed out fake resumes versus real professionals with potential, reclaim your time and sanity…

Ugh! Being an Inclusive Employer is a Lot of Work!

It seems like being an ‘inclusive’ employer would be super easy! You just accept everyone! Can’t we all just get along!? The reality is, being an inclusive employer is hard, because being inclusive isn’t about accepting everyone. What!? Oh, great, Tim has finally lost his mind, buckle-up! I wrote a post about Jeff Bezos’s annual letter and how he lays out a great framework…

InfoMart’s Mobile Biometric Background Screening Solution Being Offered for Free During COVID-19 to Onboard Workers Quickly & Remotely

April 13, 2020 – Atlanta, GA – InfoMart, a leader in global background screening and identity verification, assists employers in onboarding new employees remotely and quickly with their biometric mobile screening solution. InfoMart’s digital identity application allows COVID-19 essential services employers to safely and swiftly screen and onboard new employees remotely from the safety of their homes. To assist with the swell in demand for hiring…

Being Busy Is a Form of Laziness

Today I share a quick quip on productivity and refer to an old, but spot on blog post from Tim Ferris (the author of the 4 hour work week) about focusing on truly important work. Ferris: “If you consistently feel the counterproductive need for volume and doing lots of stuff, put these on a Post-it note: Being busy is a form of laziness–lazy thinking…

The Best of 2019: The Reason You’re Being Ghosted After an Interview!

I’m on a holiday break. Boys are home, we’re going on a trip. So, I’ve put together a Best of 2019 post list for you to enjoy. I’ll be back after the holidays with new stuff and some cool announcements for 2020!  Dear Timmy, I recently applied for a position that I’m perfect for! A recruiter from the company contacted me and scheduled me…

The 12 Steps to Recovery for Being a Passionate Asshole!

I wrote a post titled, “The 5 Things HR Leaders Need to Know About Developing Employees“. In that post I had a paragraph: When I was young in my career, I was very ‘passionate’. That’s what I liked calling it – passionate.  I think the leaders I worked with called it, “career derailer”.  It took a lot for me to understand what I thought…

Is Being a Founder a Career Death Sentence? #HRTechConf

I’m out at The HR Technology Conference in Las Vegas this week and it struck me at the number of ‘Founders’ I meet when I’m here. The founders I meet seem like the perfect person you would want to hire. Super motivated. Smart. Creative. They believe in an idea and they are willing to do what it takes to make that idea a reality….

Why am I being ‘ghosted’ after I interview?

Dear Timmy, I recently applied for a position that I’m perfect for! A recruiter from the company contacted me and scheduled me for an interview with the manager. I went, the interview was a little over an hour and it went great! I immediately followed up with an email to the recruiter and the manager thanking them, but since then I’ve heard nothing and…

Are Employees Really Upset Over Being Replaced By Robots?

I think we all want to believe that our employees are freaking out that one day their job, in the near future, will be replaced by a robot. It’s all you hear right now in our space! “A.I. will be taking over 97% of jobs by next week!” The reality is our employees are not afraid of their job being taken by a robot….