Why Your Company Wants SLOP…

Paul Hebert Candidate Pool, Employee Relations, Employment Branding and Culture, Paul Hebert, Recruiting, Retention, Sourcing, The HR Profession, War for Talent

Statistical analysis, usually, seeks to draw conclusions about a population by using a sample that represents that population.  It’s easier to do the math and analysis on 700 people than say, 7 billion people.  Through some complicated math on the sample we can feel confident (given a range of error) that the population will act like our sample.  We use …

Candidate Experience, PSHAW!

Jason Pankow Employment Branding and Culture, Interviewing, Jason Pankow

All the years I’ve been recruiting, I have always thought candidate experience is the #1 priority for recruiters. I’ve blogged about it before and I even mentioned it in last Friday’s CYA Report. It’s bigger than anything else: sourcing capabilities, closing capabilities, ability to juggle 100 open positions at one time. Nothing is as important as making sure all candidates, …

HR Needs To Be The Department of Errors and Corrections…

Paul Hebert Employee Relations, Employment Branding and Culture, Innovation, Paul Hebert, Performance, Science

To be successful HR needs to move from the department of enforcement to the department of corrections.  I’m cereal folks, super cereal. HR needs to become the department that allows mistakes and then helps correct them rather than the department that creates rules and regulations to ensure no one makes mistakes in the first place.  I know some of you …