Should You Always Pick Talent Over Trust?

That’s a loaded/trick question. You probably reacted to that by thinking, “We have nothing if we don’t have trust.”  To me, I’m not sure – I think it depends on… Get the Rest

Moneyball for the Talent Function

Turnover continues to be a problem, engagement at an almost all-time low (if you don’t believe me check with The Gallup Organization), and very little has been done

Key Component To Talent Strategy: A Proper Goodbye

The HR space talks about Talent Acquisition a lot. How to attract candidates, how to source candidates, how make the candidate experience exceptional. Just venturing a guess, but

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

Ugly is OK. Embrace the Ugly.

We’re a hot mess, and you’re going to want to come work here…  said no company career website ever. Right? But when it comes to your recruiting efforts, what

Why Exit Plans Are Better Than Retention Plans

I’m becoming more and more convinced that if you want to build an organization that can sustain high performance over a long period of time you need to

Peace Up, A-Town Down: Best-in-Class Talent Attraction Example from a Municipality

I – like most Atlanta residents – am a transplant to this great city; I moved here after graduating in 2008 (rough times) with my now husband to

What We Mean When We Say “Talent”

We catch a fair bit of grief in HR for using the term, Top Talent. The problem, of course, is that talent means different things to different people.

Six Ways To Make Your Recruiting/Talent Metrics More Strategic – And Make Managers Own Their New Hires

Let's face it---the recruiting metrics you use at your company are either non-existent or stale.  Sure, you tried to roll out the basics---time to hire, cost per hire---but

Brains Before Bros: Why Hiring Smart People over Experienced People is a Winning Talent Strategy [Webinar]

True or False: I hire smart people and trust they’ll figure out what do to rather than looking for Drones to fill the seats in my shop. True or