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Recruiting Online? Put Those Judgy Eyes Away.

In what seems like the dark ages of social media, circa 2008, when I was training recruiters and sourcers on how to not only find people but engage in social… Get the Rest

job posting 2016

Are We Still Posting Jobs In 2016?

It's Sunday, and I'm writing another webinar on recruiting, sourcing and all that is wonderful in those worlds and all the wonder there could be. I've managed to keep

say-yes

Managing Your Recruiting Career, Is It Time For a Year of Yes?

Seems like everyone is due for a year of yes.  Shonda Rimes had one and she's ridiculously creative and successful.  Bethenny Frankel decided to come from A Place of

wait for it

The Most Important Part of Recruiting Is… Wait For It… It’s…

Not sourcing. Dear God, did I write that? I did. Sourcing is not the most important part of recruiting a candidate. It's part of it, yes. But the most

smarter than a 5th grader

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,

nasty

Eventually It Happens… The Recruiting NastyGram

I belong to a few recruiter groups within Facebook.  Inevitably, at least once a month, someone posts about a candidate NastyGram, crowdsourcing responses.  The crowdsourcing probably happens because

training

A Prescription For Recruiting Training In 2016

Will you come train my team? I love that question. Ask me 1 year ago, 2 years ago, 5 years ago, 8 years ago and the answer was always...

sourcing

What Happens When An Old School Sourcer Returns To The Game?

I don't get to listen to the Recruiting Animal Show has often as I like, but I try to catch it whenever the guest is sourcing-focused.  On January

hr

What’s The Biggest Challenge HR Faces In 2016?

Is there just one challenge for HR in 2016? I was asked that in a recent interview, which was really a speaker audition. In my mind, right now,

needle

Why Is Boolean Still Important?

I recently did a webinar on boolean, and someone asked me why wouldn't I just use keywords versus employing boolean operators? Well... would you like to find a haystack