Quality of Hire

June 16, 2017

Who’s Responsible for Quality of Hire?

I recently posted the following picture on my Facebook Page knowing that it would ruffle feathers and maybe even garner some hate mail on who is […]
December 16, 2013

Buzz off With the Buzzwords Part 3: Looking back at 2013

Online profiles are still abuzz with buzzwords. Earlier this year, I talked about overused buzzwords used in online and print resumes such as “talented,” “creative,” and […]
November 18, 2013

Skills Aren't Enough: The Importance of Measuring a Candidate’s “DNA”

When it comes to talent acquisition, “DNA” is more than just something your science teacher droned on about in high school. Dimensions of Necessary Attributes (DNA) […]
September 23, 2013

Enough Excuses, Recruiters! Get Back to the Basics of Genuine Conversation

It’s become amazingly easy in today’s tech-savvy world to hide behind a computer screen. Instead of playing outside, children are more apt to stare at an iPad, […]
August 27, 2013

Part-Timers vs. Contractors: Consider these Factors First

Deciding to hire a part-timer versus taking on an independent contractor isn’t an easy decision for a small business. As an entrepreneur I’ve been asked which […]
August 6, 2013

Recruiting “Trends” Not Trends At All: Beware of Impractical Advice & Remember Effective Metrics

I recently read an article in Forbes that was of little real value to the recruiting community. The article, titled The 9 Hottest Trends in Corporate […]
July 10, 2013

Should I Stay Or Should I Go? How to Know When it's Time to Call it Quits

When deciding whether to leave an organization, it’s important to ask yourself a number of questions to make sure the reason for your discontent is real […]
June 3, 2013

Extroverts? Introverts? Successful Business Requires Healthy Mix of Both

“Extroverts make the best sales people!!” Are you guilty of assuming this is true? We’ve all been there: eccentric, boisterous people seem to be the most […]
May 7, 2013

"Measuring a Candidate's DNA" featured on Recruiting Trends Today!

A couple months back, I hosted a SkillSurvey Webinar about the key dimensions of a candidate: Skill, Attitude, Competency, and Culture. This was spurred by a […]
April 1, 2013

Happy April! Whitepaper Looks at Recruiting Trends for 2013 and Beyond, How to Improve

Back in January, I reviewed what we learned as members of recruiting and talent acquisition in 2012 and what we can hope to change in 2013. […]