How Can We Create The Illusion of Scarcity of Our Jobs?

Tim Sackett Employment Branding and Culture, Recruiting, Talent Acquisition

Do you want to know what the perfect job in Talent Acquisition is? It’s working for the brand or organization where everyone, or seemingly everyone, wants to work! Duh! Right? But, no, think about this for a second. The reality is scarcity causes demand. Why do certain sneakers from Adidas and Nike sell out in seconds? Because the demand is …

Live Recruiting Events (for Candidates) Are About To Come Back to Life

Kris Dunn Job Fairs, Job Market, Recruiting, Talent Acquisition 0 Comments

Think about it. It make sense that if we’re about to take off the masks and convert some WFH people back to the office, a dinosaur in the recruiting process— THE LIVE EVENT—is about to make a comeback. You remember the live event, right? It’s also known as a JOB FAIR by the kids who aren’t looking to be cool. …

5 Mistakes Organizations Make Going After Hard to Get Talent!

Tim Sackett Candidate Pool, Talent Acquisition

“Hard to get Talent” right now, in 2021, seems to be any kind of talent! The only talent that is not hard to find are people who want to sit on their couch, get high, watch Netflix and still get paid! Unfortunately, let’s hope those jobs go away quickly! IT, Healthcare, Truck Drivers, Cooks, Skilled Trades, Engineering, Accounting, Supply Chain …

STEAL THESE SLIDES: We’re Making PPT Decks on Recruiting For You to Use (as your own)

Kris Dunn Leadership, Recruiting, Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Talent Strategy 1 Comment

Admit it – you loved the Netflix Culture deck back in the day, right? The simplicity, the great ideas, the black and white slides. But you don’t have enough time to spend on presentation decks. You have other stuff to do. That’s why we created the Steal These Slides series!  Hit this link to get the first deck! Every time we do a roadmap, a tool …

5 Steps for Preventing Recruiter Burnout

Tim Sackett Engagement and Satisfaction, Tim Sackett, Uncategorized 0 Comments

My grandmother worked at a General Motors metal fabrication plant, raised five daughters, had the most wonderful dinner on the table each night, looked absolutely beautiful at all times, and never once complained of burnout! She might have had a nightly cocktail or two, but no burnout! But, that was back when kids walked to school, uphill, both ways. Nowadays, …

What Sales Rep Title Will Generate the Most Traffic to Your Job Posting?

Kris Dunn Recruiting, Talent Acquisition 0 Comments

Great research and post over at OnGig related to which Sales Titles generate the most traffic to job postings. You can click on the image to the right to blow up the pie charts to a more readable view. To summarize what OnGig found, here’s some numbers on the most prevalent sales job titles and the traffic they generated.  Take a look …

Talent Acquisition Leaders! When Was the Last Time You Fired a Hiring Manager?

Tim Sackett Hiring Managers, Recruiting, Talent Acquisition 0 Comments

In the third-party recruiting world, we like to talk all big and aggressive about “firing” clients. “Yeah, ABC Corp was a bunch of idiots to work with, they didn’t know what they really wanted, I fired them!” No, you didn’t, Timmy! Calm down! Okay, you’re probably right. I don’t really “fire” a client, I just stop working with them. Stop …

Fast, Good and Cheap: Pick 2 for Recruiting in a Post-COVID World

Kris Dunn Hiring Managers, Recruiting, Talent Acquisition, Talent Strategy 0 Comments

I’m on record as calling BS on the psychology of many Hiring Managers in a postrecession world, as many hiring managers think they have postrecession hiring power when it comes to the recruiting process. For a brief time after a recession, this theory is true. Recessions lead to high unemployment, which means candidate supply outstrips employer demand. The issue, of …

Why are Leaders A$$holes When it Comes to Giving Up Talent?

Tim Sackett Hiring Managers, Recruiting, Talent Acquisition, Talent Management

Internal mobility has never been hotter. Organizations like Workday and Oracle spent years building out their internal mobility tech and I didn’t get it at first. I’m like, is this really needed!? Then, organizations started using it and it exploded! Turns out, our employees actually like us, but they want the freedom to move within our organizations. That is making …