VIDEO: No Scrubs with Charlie Judy – Overcomplicating the Idea of Candidate Experience

Dawn Burke Candidate Pool, Dawn Burke, HR, Recruiting

On this episode of “No Scrubs,” host Dawn Burke talks to Charlie Judy, Founder and CEO of TruWork, on the topic of candidate experience—specifically… is it a bunch of crap? Burke and Judy dive in deep and discuss if the concept of candidate experience should even be on par—in level of importance—with other HR hot-button issues. Judy doesn’t think it should be …

Read It And CHEER: BEST Candidate Response Ever

Dawn Burke Audacious Ideas, Candidate Pool, Dawn Burke, HR, Online Applications, Recruiting, Web/Tech

Yesterday my recruiter received the GREATEST candidate response to a rejection notice I’ve seen as an HR pro. For context: this candidate’s experience/salary requirements weren’t as great a match for this role as others, so we sent our standard reject email. CANDIDATE’S RESPONSE (all identifying information has been removed) Dear Beth, Thank you for your letter on December 1, 2015. …

The HR Gateway Drug = Candidate Experience

Dawn Burke Candidate Pool, Dawn Burke, Employee Engagement, Engagement and Satisfaction, Good HR, HR, Organizational Development, Recruiting, Retention, The HR Profession, Tim Sackett

Today we are gonna stir the pot a little on a topic most HR pros still need a 101 on—it’s called Candidate Experience (CE). My company, Daxko, just participated in the TalentBoard’s CandE awards because we wanted to get some important benchmark data on what is working with our candidate’s experience and what is not. As a VP of HR, I …

VIDEO: No Scrubs with Laurie Ruettimann – Does Your C-Suite Care About Onboarding?

Dawn Burke Dawn Burke, Driving Productivity, Employee Engagement, Good HR, HR, Laurie Ruettimann, Learning, Learning and Development, Onboarding, Video

On this episode of “No Scrubs,” two of my personal favorite HR personalities are talking shop related to the undying passion your C-Suite has for your company’s onboarding process… or not. Dawn Burke follows up with HR writer, speaker and strategist, Laurie Ruettimann, to hash out the topic of her latest post here on how—even if your C-Suite really doesn’t think onboarding is as important as other mission-critical objectives in …

Your C-Suite Doesn’t Care About Onboarding

Dawn Burke Dawn Burke, HR (& Life!) Advice, Onboarding, Selection, Talent Strategy

(But I’m still gonna give you tips on how to onboard properly; it’s coming a little later) Onboaring is important, but not as important to your CEO as you might think. Face it, it’s not mission critical. Companies have been surviving for years without 3-to-6-month integration programs, 4-week trainings before setting foot in a cubical, “scavenger hunts” to meet peers, …

VIDEO: No Scrubs with Pete Radloff – Getting Back To The Recruiting Basics

Dawn Burke Dawn Burke, HR, HR (& Life!) Advice, Recruiting, Selection, Video

Check out the video above as Dawn Burke talks to Pete Radloff, Principal Technical Recruiter at comScore (and one of Glassdoor’s Top 20 Branded HR Pros), about taking recruiting back to the basics. Radloff and Burke talk about common mistakes recruiters still make today and offer tips on how those setbacks can be avoided by simply taking a step back, thinking about the big …

VIDEO: No Scrubs with Kris Dunn – Choosing The Right HR Technology For Your Company

Dawn Burke Dawn Burke, Kris Dunn, Selection

HR Pros! Don’t be held hostage by “what if.” You heard me. All you HR Pros out there who are shaking in your boots about pulling the trigger on that shiny new HR Technology suite/program/tool and are thinking, “What if this doesn’t work?” or “What if something better comes out in Q3?” or “What if this screws everything up?” or …

HR Fatty > Make Some Tech Decisions And Take Action

Dawn Burke Dawn Burke, HR, HR Tech, HR Technology, Selection, SHRM

My HR and leader-friends, I am going to make a bold statement. I think technology scares the hell out of us. That fear is spooking us into lethargic, gooey submission. Our inaction is making our teams fat. Worst thing an HR pro can do regarding HR tech is nothing. You create value in taking action. I attended the #SHRM15 conference …

VIDEO: No Scrubs with Melva Tate – Simplifying the Hiring Process

Dawn Burke Communication, Dawn Burke, HR, HR & Marketing, Recruiting, Selection

Overcomplification-ism… ation? That’s a thing, right? Well, if it isn’t, seems like the HR and recruiting industry does better than most at making it one. In the video above, Dawn Burke talks to Melva Tate, Principle at Tate & Associates (a leadership consulting and coaching firm), about her most recent post at Fistful of Talent: Better Recruiters Channel Their Inner Chimpanzee. Check out the video now …