Tag: Very

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…

Week Two: Indeed Pulse Survey Shows American Workers Still Very Concerned About Finances During COVID-19 Pandemic

AUSTIN, TX (April 1, 2020) — Indeed, the world’s number one job site, released its second pulse survey today of how Americans workers are coping with the COVID-19 crisis. It found that finances are still a top concern for 35% of those surveyed. The survey results were tabulated before the $2 trillion stimulus bill was […] The post Week Two: Indeed Pulse Survey Shows…

Reliance, One Of The Largest Companies In India, Takes HR Very Seriously

This post was originally published on this site We just completed a two-day strategy meeting with Reliance Industries, one of the largest and most profitable companies in India. The company runs the world’s largest oil refinery, operates the fastest-growing retail network (groceries, clothing, and electronics), and has launched the world’s biggest 4G VoLTE network Jio. It’s a fascinating company that innovates, executes, … Read…

What Makes a Great Leader? The Very Same Things That Make a Great Person.

Here’s one of the many things I’ve learned from leading and managing people: Great leadership wisdom is really hard to find. For all of the many leadership books that have been written — and there are more than 60,000 listed on Amazon — the really great V-8 moments, the “Blinding Flashes of the Obvious” where a truly great leadership or management principle conks you…

How to Have a Very Global Talent-acquisition Career

I’m very lucky that at this point in my career I get to give back to the next generation, and have the opportunity to mentor some wonderful people who will one day be the next generation of TA leadership. One of the most frequent topics my mentees want to discuss is how they can get international TA experience. They realize that if they want…

At 4% Unemployment, 2nd Chance Hires are Looking Very Attractive!

I’m a big fan of 2nd chance candidates. Candidates who were fired, terminated, let go, etc. for many various reasons, most of which come down to wrong job fit, the wrong personality fit with their boss, wrong skill fit, etc. I don’t have actual numbers, and I wouldn’t believe any study who told me a number because here’s what really happens. An employee gets…

A Very Special Christmas Eve Story From the HR Capitalist…

Capitalist Note: This story is a Christmas Eve tradition at the HR Capitalist. Merry Christmas… Tomorrow is Christmas Eve. Time for anticipation. Time for reflection. Time for an outrageous demand towards a candidate that could only occur from the bowels of corporate America. Gather ’round the tree kids, because it’s story time, HR Capitalist style. Bring me a Diet Mountain Dew while you’re at it,…

A very special episode of T3 – Why Microsoft Overpaid for LinkedIn

This week on Saved by the Bell… Remember those ‘very special’ episodes of your favorite TV shows growing up?  When they took a break from their normal sitcom canned laughs to talk about something serious, like smoking in the bathroom, kissing at the school dance, or cheating on a test! This week on T3 I’ll give you my take on the biggest news to…