(FOT Webinar!) Free Agent Nation: Using Talent Assessments To Build Your Superteam

Kris Dunn Employee Coaching, Onboarding, Organizational Development, Profiles, Recruiting, RJ Morris, Secret Sauce, Selection, Talent Strategy, Uncategorized

Anyone else amazed by the USA performance at the Rio Olympic Games?  Just us? If you’re responsible for hiring and developing people, then you’d love to build a dominating team of individuals like the USA Olympic Swimming and Women’s Gymnastics teams. But how do you do it?  Executives and hiring managers tell you that the world of talent selection and …

The New First Rule of Recruiting

Kelly Dingee Kelly Dingee, Uncategorized

Be Kind. That’s it, that’s all. What’s kindness in recruiting? Be responsive.  With candidates, with the unknown.  Since I’ve changed jobs, I’ve acquired a few pen-pals.  Some of them are unknown, some of them I’ve encountered briefly in my professional career, and a few in my personal life.  It takes a minute to respond to an inmail or email.  And …

High Fiving LinkedIn…Not For Sourcing This Time…

Kelly Dingee Kelly Dingee, Uncategorized

So I’m a newbie.  After 6 years at a retained search firm, I’ve moved on to a corporate Talent Acquisition role. And some stuff is standard, orientation and what not.  What is definitely not is the virtual high fives and congrats I’m getting on LinkedIn. Definitely a slew from people I don’t know. I’m big on connecting and growing my …

Recruitment Marketing for Idiots

Tim Sackett Employment Branding and Culture, Recruiting, Recruitment Marketing, Tim Sackett, Uncategorized

More and more I’m seeing that talent acquisition is quickly changing from acquiring talent to ‘attracting’ talent! I have yet to see any corporate TA shops make the name change and start calling themselves the Talent Attraction Department, but it won’t be long. This change is happening because of Recruitment Marketing. As an organization, we can longer just sit back and …

3 Criteria You’re Missing from Your IT Job Postings

Tim Sackett Job Boards, job postings, Recruiting, Recruitment Marketing, Tim Sackett, Udacity, Uncategorized

Crafting a good job posting is at the core of a successful recruitment process. Still, most organizations virtually ignore it when it comes to understanding the reasoning of why their process is failing.  The normal mode of operation in crafting your job posting goes something like this: Ask hiring manager to send you something about what the job they are …

5 FOT Reads to Start Your Week

Kris Dunn Uncategorized

You know it’s true. When people compare Pokemon Go to life, you either want to slap them or ask them to marry you.  Add FOT to that list, regardless of the side of the fence you’re sitting on.  Oh, yeah – shocking, but real estate agents are the most optimistic people in the workplace right now. Welcome to peak economic cycle, people. …

Talent Acquisition Is The Only HR Function That Matters

Dawn Burke candidate experience, Candidate Pool, Dawn Burke, Employment Branding and Culture, Good HR, HR, Influence, Recruiting, Recruitment Marketing, Uncategorized

Sorda. I’m a generalist. I’m a grinder. I’m a leader. As a generalist at heart I do it all. Many of you do as well. So when I’m asked what is the most important function under the HR umbrella, I take a deep breath. I mean, picking the most important HR function is like: Saying your oldest child is the …

Does The “Humpty Dance” Automatically Play When HR Gets Emailed at Fox News?

Kris Dunn Kris Dunn, Sexual Harassment, Uncategorized, Worldwide FOT

Of course not.  There are a lot of strong HR pros at that organization. But as Kris Dunn writes over at the HR Capitalist, it’s been a tough week at Fox News related to harassment – and a reminder for everyone who has let powerful execs act like pervs because they didn’t have the power to take them on. Read …

5 FOT Reads To Start Your Week

Kris Dunn Uncategorized

It’s hot.  So are these reads: The ‘Uberization’ Of Recruitment: What You Need To Know – What’s most interesting is that 60% of these people have made the decision to work freelance by choice and not out of necessity. This particular statistic should give recruiters a lot of food for thought. Is the ‘Uberization’ of recruitment on the horizon? Will hiring …

5 FOT Reads To Start Your Week – Team America Edition

Kris Dunn Uncategorized

Happy Fourth of July, America!  Here’s 5 reads to get you started on your week, Team America Style: Steve Boese Has Ranked The Founding Fathers of America.  It’s a good list, but does Adams truly belong at number 2? Wouldn’t he drop a home game to powerhouses like Jefferson and Franklin? Tim Sackett did a tribute to America with no …