QUICK QUITS: When You Recruit Hard But Onboard Soft

Kris Dunn candidate experience, Managing People, Onboarding, Recruiting, Retention, Talent Acquisition 1 Comment

I’m writing this post in the aftermath of COVID-19, as masks come off, people think about shaking hands again, and companies ramp up hiring post-recession. But this post is relevant anytime your company is coming off a long hiring freeze or downturn and starts hiring at warp speed again in a frothy economy. So, see you again in 2027, I …

The Definitive Guide: Why Are Your Employees Leaving You?

Tim Sackett Employee Relations, Managing People, Retention 2 Comments

When I first started blogging I would get messages from family and friends believing what I wrote was about them. It rarely was, but projection is a very strong feeling to overcome! Once in a while, it was, and I would chalk that up to strong personal insight for that person! Good for you! So, why am I talking about …

HR Famous 67: Naomi Osaka and Mental Health in the Workplace

Kris Dunn Mental Health, Women in the Workplace, Workplace Flexibilty 0 Comments

On episode 67 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn and Jessica Lee  come together to discuss Zoom backgrounds, Naomi Osaka and mental health, and LinkedIn’s acquisition of the platform Hopin.  Listen below (click this link if you don’t see the player) and be sure to subscribe, rate, and review (Apple Podcasts) and follow (Spotify)! SHOW HIGHLIGHTS: 3:15 …

Ask FOT: How Do I Teach Execs That Recruiting at Scale Differs From What They’re Used To

Kris Dunn Recruiting, Talent Acquisition 1 Comment

Dear FOT: I’m working through something and wondered if you had something that might help. It’s obvious to me that our exec-level population doesn’t understand that you recruit high-volume, contact center kinds of CS positions differently than what they’re used to (1 to 1 wooing and talent pool development). I want to educate them on how you manage this at …

Hiring Recruiters at Your Company – Keys for Success

Kris Dunn Recruiting, Talent Acquisition, Working With Recruiters 1 Comment

In Episode 40 of BEST HIRE EVER, Kris Dunn talks with Tim Sackett (HRU Tech, Fistful of Talent, The Tim Sackett Project) on best practices when hiring recruiters at your company. Tim and Kris talk through important topcis of note when it comes to “recruiting recruiters”. Please subscribe, rate and review (Apple) and follow (Spotify) to get the latest delivered to you.  Click here if you don’t see the player below! SHOW …

Treat Every Candidate Like a Customer is a Lazy Strategy!

Tim Sackett candidate experience, Candidate Pool, Recruiting, Talent Acquisition 0 Comments

You should treat every single candidate like a customer! You should treat every employee like a customer! You should treat every stakeholder of your organization like a customer! You should treat every vendor you work with like a customer! You should treat every customer like a…hey, wait a minute! Can we break down the strategy of treating every candidate like …

Pandemic Employment Gaps! Should You Ask Why?!

Tim Sackett candidate experience, Candidate Pool, COVID-19, Recruiting, Talent Acquisition 1 Comment

So, there was an HR Pro from Amazon who put up a post on LinkedIn, here it is: Jessica Lee and I discussed this on the HR Famous pod. I connected with Lisa on LinkedIn (she actually sent me an invite) and I privately told her I disagreed with her take. She didn’t like that, we went back and forth …

Is This Recruiting Leadership Job a Dream or a Nightmare?

Kris Dunn Leadership, Negotiation, Performance, Recruiting, Talent Acquisition

Gather around the campfire/whiteboard team! It’s time to play the game we rarely get a chance to play, because there’s not enough transparency in the world. It’s time to play “IS THIS RECRUITING LEADERSHIP JOB A DREAM OR A NIGHTMARE?” If there’s one thing that’s almost always true as any of us switch jobs, it’s that you never have perfect …

Is Tech like Slack & Teams Killing Corporate Culture?

Tim Sackett Communication, Culture, Employee Communications, Employee Relations, Employment Branding and Culture

Have you ever said anything online—Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snap, TikTok, LinkedIn, etc.—that you would never say in a face-to-face work meeting? Made a comment . . . asked a question . . . that in hindsight just wouldn’t play well in your career of choice? The reality is that almost 100% of people have or will. It’s called the Online …