Don’t Blame Your Talent Failure on Your ATS

Today I will share the story of how my part-time employer, a major university, tried to pass the blame of a botched search on their ATS. As a result, I… Get the Rest

Tim Sackett Breaks Down Google’s Jump Into the ATS Market

So, Google announced last week that it is getting ready to launch an applicant tracking/job posting technology called Google Hire. Google already has a number of smaller technology

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People at Holiday Parties are Talking About HR Tech, Employer Brands and Suvees

Yesterday I should have knocked out a few hours of work and put the finishing touches on my 2017 strategic plan, but instead I woke up at 8:30,

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,

Are You Tracking Recruiters? Or Spying?

Trackers. The bane of every recruiter. Call trackers, "activity" trackers, shared trackers, weekly trackers, monthly trackers, "tick" sheets....no matter the name or the purpose, most recruiters I've managed

Your Candidate Experience Sucks, Fix It With These Changes

Yeah, that's right. If you're a recruiter and your company is part of the chorus of employers that sing the 'our greatest asset is our people' mantra, then

I’m A Resume Hoarder – What To Do, What To Do?

I have a confession to make.  I'm a digital hoarder.  It's bad---really bad.  Multiple repositories hold my stash, photos to documents spreadsheets filled with candidates sourced over the

Let’s Make The Applicant Tracking System Smarter Than A 5th Grader

Are you using your Applicant Tracking System (ATS)? Certainly for tracking candidates.  But do you aggressively mine it? It’s “the thing” almost every sourcing and recruiting speaker, blogger,

Leftovers? AGAIN??

Even as kids we all realized something... when you ask "what's for dinner?" and the answer is "leftovers," Mom was out of time, patience, or energy. No matter

Read It And CHEER: BEST Candidate Response Ever

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