March 1, 2016

Join me at HRWest as I talk about the Uber-Fun Workplace and Whether We’ve Gone Too Far!

I’m excited to share that I’ll be presenting at HR West 2016, March 7-9!  HR West is the largest gathering of HR professionals in Northern California […]
February 11, 2016

Whitepaper: Millennials in the Workplace – Understanding & Overcoming Stereotypes

As they continue to enter the workforce, professionals of the Millennial generation remain the subject of much debate within business circles. Often perceived as spoiled, needy, […]
January 4, 2016

Candidates: For the last time, beware of what you post!!

The need for caution on social media has become increasingly apparent the further we dive into today’s growing digital space. This is especially true when it […]
October 28, 2015

REPORT: Real Recruiter Messages to Fictional Java Developer

  If you were at my MISHRM presentation a few weeks ago, you may recall me talking about a study my team has conducted for the […]
September 30, 2015

Stop Telling Me What I Want to Hear – It’s Time to Rethink the Value of Traditional Candidate References

“Jim is a star employee! Jim is a great worker! Jim was an asset to our team!” Have you heard these types of accolades from the […]
July 15, 2015

Three Keys To Closing the Deal

I am amazed at how often I speak with recruiters who have no idea what the motivators are of the candidate they are making an offer […]
July 13, 2015

Your Open Reqs are Not a Badge of Honor!!

In one of the most pathetic trends to ever take over the recruiting field, professionals are increasingly relying on a particularly useless bragging right – the Number […]
June 29, 2015

5 Ways to Irritate a Candidate

Whether or not the reputation is fair, many recruiters are viewed as aggravating sales people who harass unwilling and uninterested participants. While this is certainly not […]
January 21, 2015

"There are Plenty of Job Openings – So Why Can't I Land a Job!?"

It seems there is a constant disconnect between employers seeking qualified candidates and candidates being told they are competing against multiple qualified candidates. How can this be?  […]
November 3, 2014

Candidates in the Driver's Seat

I recently spoke at the Recruiting Trends conference in Las Vegas regarding Candidates in the Driver’s Seat: Shifting Gears to Competitively Recruit in a Candidate Driven […]