Tag: important

3 Reasons Why Candidate Experience is Important During a Pandemic

Read Time21 Second In the middle of a pandemic, candidate experience likely isn’t at the top of the list for talent acquisition professionals. They might be focusing their time and energy on helping their employees adapt to their remote environment or implementing new organizational practices to boost the employee experience. For organizations that are hiring, they might expect an influx of applications. After all,…

That 20 Minute Phone Screen is a Candidate’s Most Important Moment of the Week!

A lot of folks are currently out of job and looking for work. Not many jobs open. Too many candidates lead to a lot of rejections, black holes, no feedback, and very few “interviews”. You and I (TA Leaders and Pros) don’t consider a twenty-minute phone screen to be an interview. Candidates definitely believe it’s an interview. They prepare for your phone screen at…

Past v. Potential: What’s More Important in Hiring #TheProjectTakeover

I’m on vacation this week so my friends are taking over the Project! Enjoy their content, connect with them, and share the content with new people! Some amazing voices coming to you this week!  Enjoy this post by Micole Garatti 6 seconds. You spend 6 seconds reading a resume. In those 6 seconds, what do you learn? You’ll likely find out what your candidates…

How important is that first job for your career ladder? #HRFamous

In episode 24 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn, and Jessica Lee are back to discuss the escalation of career expectations for college students (as well as the musical Hamilton and Glassdoor/Indeed changes). Listen (click this link if you don’t see the player) and be sure to subscribe, rate, and review (Apple Podcasts) and follow (Spotify)! SHOW HIGHLIGHTS 1:30 – KD is…

Good News, Bad News, and Important News. What’s your strategy?

It’s been a common strategy for corporations and their PR and Communications teams to send out bad news around 4 pm on a Friday. Why? Because it dies almost immediately. No one really pays attention to the news cycle on the weekends and by Monday morning something else happens – we release all of our great news because we want it to run all…

The Five Most Important Things To Do To Show The World You’re Freaking Awesome at What You Do.

Professional awesomeness. You’ve got it. The world needs to know about it. I’ve mentioned in the past that you need a plan if you want real career traction. Some of my rants have focused on the reality that you have to be willing to tell the world about everything you’ve accomplished. If you don’t do it, no one else will. Now here’s the tricky part –…

The Important Benefit No One Talks About

When candidates are weighing job offers, employer-covered benefits are often a deciding factor. In fact, Glassdoor reported that nearly 60% of workers place benefits as their top consideration when determining a job offer, and 80% would even choose additional benefits over a pay raise.

The Time Off You Take Between Jobs? It’s Now Called a “Jobbymoon” – and It’s Really Important

I love it when a long-time workplace practice gets re-defined by some silly new terminology. Yes, I was excited when I discovered what The New York Times is now calling that time you get off in-between jobs. Although I have a lot of problems with America’s Newspaper of Record – it’s gotta be exhausting constantly trying to find new ways to write how the sky…