Hi, My Name Is…Low-Hanging Fruit

Yep – that’s me! The Low-Hanging Fruit on the LinkedIn tree. What’s it like being in Talent Acquisition and low-hanging fruit? Well, you’re popular with a variety of people. And… Get the Rest

My Resolution – No More Messengers in Recruiting

It’s time for Talent Acquisition to own the "expert” role in the offer negotiation process. Before anyone snap-answers “we already do!” consider whether you are the messenger or

Can We Replace LinkedIn? We Could…We Really Really Could….

LinkedIn is a constant in recruiting conversations.  Are you on it? Do you really network? Use the groups? Post jobs? Do you source on it? Still? Is it

Yes, I Heard About That. Very Sad. So, Are You Open To A New Opportunity?

Here is a question for you as an HR/Talent professional: Is there ever any circumstance where it is not okay to cold call into a company or to

Buyer’s Market Says, “Aim High”

The candidate market right now includes an incredibly talented group of people, maybe more so than at any point in our history. One natural off-shoot of this condition is

Recruiters And Refs

Let's face it; a blown call is a blown call. Be it on the football field, basketball court or in hiring. Recruiters and refs get tainted with the

Three Counter Offers Later, I Lost the Candidate. And This Rant is for Her Employer.

Beloved friends. Can we all pause for a moment of silence to recognize a loss? It was the most tragic event, and I'm in mourning: I lost a