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When someone shows you who they are, believe them.

This is a phrase my wife is fond of saying. I read it recently in an article from a college football coach who was talking about recruiting and social media. He said it in terms of these 18-22-year-old kids on social media, and that it was really difficult to come to grips with this concept. These kids are daily showing you who they are,…

Select Your Managers Carefully and Empower Them to Build the Best Team 

Read Time1 Minute, 0 Second To receive a promotion from individual contributor to manager is one of the most rewarding events in a person’s professional life.  It likely means that you excelled in your previous role and show significant potential to be a leader in the business.  In retail automotive, holding a sales or service management role is a necessary step in one’s journey…

Are You Attracting Candidates and Then Losing Them?

Read Time1 Minute, 2 Second Appcast is a huge proponent of creating job ads that attract candidates. An earlier blog post explains what it takes to create such ads. But attracting candidates is only one step in the recruitment advertising process. If you attract candidates only to lose them during the application process, your brilliant job ad is all for naught. This isn’t about…

Should You Tell An Employee You Consider Them High-Potential? #HiPo

The Wall Street Journal had an article saying that only 28% of companies tell their employees what they are ranked in terms of future potential (i.e., High Potential, Low, etc.).  From the article: According to a report released Monday by consulting firm Towers Watson, just 68% of companies formally identify high-potential employees, and only 28% actually tell the employees they’ve been labeled as such. The…

Does Your Work Mandate You Tell Them Who You’re Sleeping With? #HRFamous

In episode 35 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn and Jessica Lee discuss their favorite Halloween candy, dig into BlackRock’s recent policy change that mandates employee report all romantic relationships, including those with all company partners and vendors, and wrap it up with a discussion on Performance vs. Trust via a famous Simon Sinek video. Listen (click this link if you don’t see…

E33 – What are the HR Jobs of the Future? The HR Famous Crew break them down!

In episode 33 of The HR Famous Podcast, longtime HR leaders (and friends)  Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn, and Jessica Lee discuss Harvard Business Review’s 21 HR jobs of the future and their personal strategies for working from home with children who are doing online school. Listen (click this link if you don’t see the player) and be sure to subscribe, rate, and review (Apple Podcasts) and follow (Spotify)!…

What Are Branded Social Sharing Images – and How Should Your Staffing Service Use Them?

What Are Branded Social Sharing Images? Branded social sharing images are one of the key factors in a successful social media strategy. These types of images are specially tailored to your brand and are always related to the content of the social post. Branded images are a great way to get users to engage with your social content while also reinforcing your company brand….

Google for Jobs Ranking Signals: The Top 6 and How to Improve on Them

Google for Jobs (GFJ) launched in 2017 with the goal of creating the go-to platform for job postings for employers and employees alike. This is a Google product, though, so similar to Google’s search engine, where the job postings appear on a search depends on the optimization of those posts.  Search engine optimization supports a whole industry dedicated to improving the Google rankings of…

Four challenges with managing remote performance (and how to solve them)

We’re living in uncertain times, with major shifts affecting our home and work lives on a regular basis. One shift that’s sent waves across recruitment agencies and corporate recruitment teams has been from office to home, forcing many recruiters to adapt quickly to remote working conditions. This has challenged leaders and managers to show their … Read more This article is was first produced…

Healthcare Recruiting During COVID-19: Where the Gaps Are, and How to Fill Them

It’s hard to believe that at the beginning of 2020, the job market was the strongest it had been in years. Unemployment was at a 50-year low of 3.5 percent with a record 113-month streak of job creation and economic growth.  COVID-19 stopped this growth in its tracks. With many businesses & industries forced to shut down or pause their operations, millions of people…

Recruiting Facts: People Actually Like It When You Want Them…

If I hear one more person tell me that candidates don’t like phone calls, I’m going to shove a phone up your… I’m not the smartest cat, but I know a couple of things.  Here are a few things I know: 1. You can’t taste the difference of well Gin and high-end Gin after 4 Gin and Tonics. 2. French Fries, Onion rings and…