January 2, 2013

Is it ‘skill’ or ‘attitude’ that will make the best candidate in 2013?

One of the most overused cliché’s in the main stream is “when building a team, hire for attitudes and train for skills”.  Articles from Harvard Business, […]
December 5, 2012

Welcome to Glitch Town: Facebook Job Board Won’t Overshadow Recruiting Any Time Soon

In mid-November, Facebook launched a job board application called Social Jobs Partnership with the goal of revolutionizing Internet recruiting. They cited statistics that claim Facebook is […]
October 22, 2012

What Recruiters can learn from Zappos – The Phone IS a Social Medium!

Last week I had the pleasure of attending and speaking at the Recruiting Trends Conference in Las Vegas – well done to my friends at Recruiting […]
April 18, 2012

4 Key Strategies to Address the Coming War for Talent

Before we experienced the 2008 economic disaster, the phrase “war for talent” seemed to be overused by every corporate and agency recruiter I came in contact […]
February 29, 2012

Webinar – Recruitment Metrics That Demonstrate Return on Investment (ROI)

About 2 years ago I received an odd telephone call.  Here is a summary of the call: Caller:                  Is this Steve Lowisz (he said almost […]
January 4, 2012

Pop Quiz! Can You Handle Your Candidate’s Tough Questions?

I recently conducted a training session at a healthcare organization where I asked both the recruiters and the hiring managers questions as if I were a […]
January 2, 2012

In 2012 I Resolve………

It’s hard to believe that 2011 has already come and gone and 2012 was ushered in just a few days ago. 2011 proved to be an […]
January 1, 2012

Recruiters: Do we know what we are looking for? (Part 1)

As I travel the globe talking to recruiters, I am  amazed at the huge disconnect between them and their hiring managers.   It doesn’t really matter […]
May 3, 2011

From Bust to Bang in Financial Services Recruiting

Although we have experienced record high foreclosure rates, lack of small business lending, and overall tightening of credit requirements, banks are hiring at record paces.  Bank […]
April 18, 2011

Economic Bounceback – Recruiter Shortage?

If you were one of the 700 or so attendees at the 2011 SHRM Staffing & Talent Management Conference, you probably heard the buzz about staffing […]