5 Simple Strategies To Stop Sucking At Sourcing

Sourcing is one of those skill sets that you continue to use even after you leave recruiting–and just as relevant if your new job, like mine, involves generating marketing-qualified leads…. Get the Rest

The Lost Opportunity Of Using Assessments Post-Hire (Training Exercise for Managers)

As HR/Talent/Recruiting pros, we are always looking for a new tool or technique to give us the edge.  Some of us love it when those solutions are delivered

Let’s Get Back to “Old School” HR in 2017

It’s time for HR folks to step back from their reliance on Technology and go “Old School.” Recently, Bill Belichick, the head coach of the NFL New England Patriots,

Is Pointing out a Problem More Valuable Than Fixing it? Asking for a Friend…

A lot is written on employee engagement. Probably too much. Check that. Not probably, actually. As an HR pro and someone your company probably relies on for engagement ideas, I

Can I Discriminate Against Boring People? Yes. Yes I Can.

If you haven’t heard, video killed not only the radio star, but also the resume. The resume isn’t dead yet, but the video interview is a naughty vixen

Recruiting Harder vs. Recruiting Smarter

I had a boss who used to love coming in and giving the generic management direction of “we need to work smarter, not harder”! Thanks, Einstein. Now, are you

Real Life Recruiting From The Trenches: What Keeps Us Up At Night

You read a lot about talent acquisition (that’s what fancy people call recruiting) from consultants, agencies and analysts paid to attend conferences. Who don’t you hear from? Corporate Recruiters.

Have You Heard of Unit Testing in HR?

I have a friend named Shane Gray. He's awesome. I'm not a technical person, but he introduced me to the concept of unit testing. Do you know anything about

Showing Up: The Most Important Piece Of The Puzzle

No one at that dinner had been sleeping properly for weeks, and it wasn’t just the impossible heat of an impossibly long Auckland summer. My phone was ringing

Using Talent Data For The First Time… It’s Complicated.

Um, yeah. Talent Analytics, Data analysis, Big Data, Small Data. Heard about them? Of course you have. Lots of folks are on the HR circuit talking about data