Your Next Recruiting Goal Should be to Make Candidates Feel “Seen, Heard, and Remembered”

Guest: Rachel Bitte candidate experience, Candidate Pool, Generations, HR, Networking, Pop Culture, Rachel Bitte, Recruiting, Resumes, Social Networking, Social Recruiting, Sports, Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Talent Strategy, War for Talent 3 Comments

Earlier this month, I joined hundreds of talent acquisition pros in downtown San Francisco for Jobvite’s annual Recruiter Nation Live event (full disclosure: I’m employed by Jobvite). In addition to exchanging some new stories, the best recruiting practices, and winning strategies with our peers, I also had the great pleasure of speaking on-stage with the incredible Molly Bloom. In case …

Turn Your Talent Failures Into Wins (Part 1)

Corey Burns Corey Burns, Talent Strategy

It’s a new year and business leaders are goal setting and planning out the year with the best of intentions. Just after we’ve finished scrambling to “achieve” last year’s goals, we’ve rushed into planning, without the care and strategic thought the process requires: it’s like clockwork.  But our good intentions alone work about as well with planning as they do …

PREACH IT: March Madness Means Half Your Employees Are Back to Mailing It In…

Kris Dunn Audacious Ideas, Coaching, Driving Productivity, Employee Coaching, Employee Engagement, FOT Reads, HR, HR (& Life!) Advice, Kris Dunn, Performance, T+D, The HR Profession

It’s mid-March in the United States. That means the following things: – Some of your employees are about to get absolutely hammered this Thursday on St. Patrick’s Day. Green dye in the liquid of their choice?  Absolutely no problem. If there’s one thing Americans can do, it’s celebrate days that are centered around other countries. We’re Irish on 3/17. We celebrate …

If Goals Don’t Change, You Must Be Working For ACME

Kris Dunn Audacious Ideas, Good HR, HR, Kris Dunn, Organizational Development

Somewhere there’s a marketing manager for a Taxi association.  She’s got direct reports and is just hearing about this thing called Uber.  She already set some lame goals for her team.  Remember that. You? You’re in charge just like her. You’ve got direct reports and all that makes you responsible for. Sweet. It’s April, so now is the time to talk …

The Performance Enhancing Podcast E1: Goal Setting [PODCAST]

Cara Lucas Cara Lucas, Driving Productivity, Hiring Managers, HR, Organizational Development, Performance, Podcast

FOT Note – Welcome to “The Performance Enhancing Podcast,” a new monthly podcast series we’re kicking off in conjunction with the good folks at Halogen Software. All we talk about on this podcast are topics related to performance management in your company. Nothing else! Today on the first edition of the Performance Enhancing Podcast, host Kris Dunn talks with Ashley White, Director of HR at APQC (American …

5 Things You Should Know This Week

Cara Lucas Cara Lucas, Career Paths, This Week in HR

Welcome back to another great week! Get your Monday started right with these 5 must-reads: 1. Why CMOs Need To Adopt A New Marketing Ecosystem: It requires showing what is real and vulnerable about the organization so that customers can trust and respect and get into bed with the brand. 2. The Financial Consequences of Saying ‘Black,’ vs. ‘African American’: People make vastly …

Lead-footed Leadership

John Whitaker John Whitaker, Leadership

Waaaaaaay back in the 1990s, before Tom Cruise lost his mind, he was in a little flick called Top Gun.  Ever heard of it? One of the iconic memes to come out of the movie was when “Mav” and “Goose” would exclaim “I feel the need, the need for speed!” Good times… (Okay Tom, back to Xenu, we’ll carry on without you…) “THE NEED …