May 11, 2016

Oregon Recruiters Presentation – 5 Keys to Repairing the Recruiter and Hiring Manager Relationship

Thank you to those who were able to join me during my talk at Oregon Recruiters today! Such a great group of folks and I’m happy […]
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 […]
November 19, 2015

Buzz off With the Buzzwords! Part 4: Interviews

You may recall the first three parts of this series, in which I talked about the annoying tendency to over-use business buzzwords on LinkedIn, resumes, and […]
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 23, 2015

The Hiring Process is officially longer than ever…and that's good AND bad!

A new study by Glassdoor found that the average hiring times in the U.S. have increased from 12.6 days in 2010 to 22.9 days in 2014. […]
June 9, 2015

Recruiters, TIME TO RECRUIT!!!

The Labor Apartment announced this week that the number of job openings across the U.S. rose to a 14-year high in April. This number means that job growth is […]
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 […]
October 10, 2014

Who is Responsible for Quality of Hire?

This morning I spoke at the annual Michigan SHRM Conference at The Cobo Center in Detroit regarding the Disconnect between Recruiters and HR. I discussed 4 […]