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 …

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 …

The Three Types of Contractors that HR and Recruiting Leaders Meet When They Get to Heaven!

Kris Dunn Contingent Workforce, Influence

Paradise. Eden. Nirvana. Whatever you call it, we’d all like to make it to Heaven. There’s just this one little catch. What if the HR and TA/Recruiting leaders who make it to Heaven are presented with a slew of contract labor components handling the most important activities in what some call the “Happy Valley?” I’ll tell you what would happen. …

3 Interview Questions to Ask: Getting Negative Information from Candidates

Kris Dunn candidate experience, Digital Interviewing, Interviewing, Selection

I know. We should be kinder and gentler during the sh*****w that this past year has been. I generally agree. There’s just this one little problem. As hiring everywhere ramps back up, we’ve lost any muscle memory we once had related to interviewing. Let’s face it, most hiring managers (and some of us as real recruiters) aren’t great to begin …

Dealing with Crazy Hiring-Manager Psychology after a Pandemic

Kris Dunn Candidate Pool, COVID-19, Hiring Managers, Passive Candidates 0 Comments

“You know, KD, there are a lot of people looking for work out there now” <KD stares into the abyss.> “I’d like to see some more candidates.” <KD ponders whether anger management therapy is a thing.> “I think we’ll keep looking; I didn’t like the way she came back with a counteroffer. Doesn’t she know there are a lot of …

Chill Out: It Really Doesn’t Matter Where Your Kids Go to College

Kris Dunn Career Advice, Career Paths, College Recruiting 0 Comments

I’ve got a junior in High School, and you know what that means – time for admission envy, parental handwringing and everything that goes with along with that. Sarah’s going to Vanderbilt/Harvard/Stanford. Man, I wish my kid would have worked harder… I get it – we all want more for our kids. To the extent they’ve worked hard, we want them …

Zoom Bathroom Breaks and Fake Commutes

Kris Dunn Communication, Organizational Development

On episode 48 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn and Jessica Lee come together once again to discuss having to go to the bathroom during a video call, fake commute routines, and what to do for a one year WFH anniversary! Listen below (click this link if you don’t see the player) and be sure …

THE HR FAMOUS PODCAST: Let’s Argue About Whether Reference Checks Matter!

Kris Dunn References, The HR Famous Podcast

On episode 49 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn and Jessica Lee come together once again to discuss the importance of reference checks and a $15 minimum wage. 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)! 2:00 – Tim recently discovered that …

What Your Recruiters Should Do When a Hiring Manager Doesn’t Want to Interview Submitted Candidates

Kris Dunn Hiring Managers, Negotiation, Recruiting, Talent Acquisition, Working With Recruiters

Let’s talk about hiring managers. The good kind, the bad kind, and everything in between. Your recruiters do good work. Let’s assume that. Also, let’s assume that on the req in question, they’ve done good work and submitted candidates that the hiring manager should reasonably consider. But wait!! That’s a loaded assumption, right? Let’s talk about how you know as …

Breaking Down Netflix’s First-Ever Inclusion Report

Kris Dunn Communication, Diversity, Employee Communications

In case you missed it, Netflix released its first-ever Inclusion Report in mid-January – you can get the report here. TLDR: The Netflix Inclusion Report is a case study for how to handle any sensitive issue where you’ve made progress but are still likely to be criticized. Related: People love Netflix, they get credit for diversity in their content/product, and …