Candidate Referrals – The New Side Hustle?

Holland Dombeck McCue Employee Referrals, Holland Dombeck, Referrals

Have you heard of Indeed Crowd? I had not until last week, when stumbled upon it during my weekly rabbit hole of consuming industry news. Basically, Indeed Crowd is crowdsourced recruiting platform where anyone can refer candidates to fill open roles supplied by other Indeed clients. In return, Indeed provides some cash money (up to $5K in some instances!) if …

Crowdsource Professional Development For Your Team

Ben Olds Ben Olds, Recognition, Talent Management Power Rankings, Training and Development

Much has been said about the wisdom of crowds. Yet many managers still consider Performance Management and Professional Development to be their own responsibility—and don’t enlist the help of their colleagues when evaluating and developing employees. As a result, they’re leaving valuable insights on the table. When evaluating and developing her people, a good manager should focus not only on …

Crowd Sourcing Performance Reviews

Paul Hebert Audacious Ideas, Career Paths, Employee Coaching, Employee Relations, HR, Paul Hebert, Performance

I am a big fan of crowd sourcing.  Ever since I read Surowiecki’s book “The Wisdom of Crowds” I’ve tried to incorporate larger, more diverse groups into my normal process for solving problems.  I’d say in most cases it works pretty well. For those of you unfamiliar with crowd sourcing (or using the wisdom of the crowd) it is: the …