Recruiting

April 7, 2014

What do many recruiters and United Airlines have in common….

I’ve just returned back to the states after an 8 day ‘adventure’ trip in Costa Rica.  Instead of going on break with his school, my son […]
January 7, 2014

The Data Must be Accurate – I Found It Online!

How many times have you heard jokes made about the accuracy of data you find online? “It must be true if Google found it – right?” […]
November 5, 2013

Social Media WORST Practices, Part 1: OVERPOSTING

Recruiters, let me ask you a question: Why is it that any time I log on to LinkedIn, 15 of the last 17 posts seem be […]
October 28, 2013

Technology's Impact on Today's New Recruiter

In the past month I have attended multiple conferences focused on recruiting, recruiting tools, sourcing, and other talent acquisition related topics.  The information talked about was […]
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, […]
September 12, 2013

Affordable Healthcare Act – Is it Really Affordable????

There has been much discussion recently on the pros and cons of the Affordable Health Care Act and its impact on employees and their employers.  The […]
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 […]
June 13, 2013

“Twitterviews” for Twits: Keep Personal Interaction in Hiring Process

Could you convey your skills, attitude, competencies and drive in 140 characters or less?? That’s the question some companies are posing to candidates in the job […]
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 […]