2020 Employee Referral Program Data! How do you stack up?

Tim Sackett Brand Ambassadors, Recruiting, Social Recruiting, Talent Acquisition

The Holy Grail of Hiring is Employee Referrals. Period. End of story. If you don’t get it, you shouldn’t be in the business of hiring people. Please do not pass go, do not collect $200. (Wait, is it still $200 for passing Go in Monopoly? You would think inflation would have adjusted that!) Drafted, an employee referral startup, apparently (Hey, …

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 …

What is your Talent Narrative?

Tim Sackett Recruiting, Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Talent Strategy

Your talent narrative is your talent story. When you, or your CEO, or a hiring manager, sit in front of a candidate from entry-level, low-skill, to a c-suite position, what narrative are you sharing? Is it the same for all levels, does it adjust based on the relative value of the position, or maybe you’re selling a narrative about the …

HR Famous Podcast: The Art of Marrying Up, HR Leader Use of Professional Conduct Policies

Kris Dunn Employee Relations, Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Talent Strategy, The HR Famous Podcast

On episode 46 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn and Jessica Lee  come together to discuss the art and concept of marrying up, use John Krasinksi and Emily Blunt as their case study, then pivot to something more serious and talk about the use of Professional Conduct Policies by HR Leaders in crazy times. Listen below (click this …

If It’s “Unconscious” Bias That’s Better, Right?

William J. Wiggins candidate experience, Diversity, EEO, Hiring Bias, Hiring Managers, Talent Acquisition

If Nostradamus had made a prediction about the state of equality in the year 2021, it’s likely that he would have predicted equality for all human beings. Yet here we are, in 2021 still struggling with of all things, INEQUALITY. Let’s be honest, the workplace can be a hotspot for biases and discrimination that gives inequality its foundation, starting with …

The Lies We Tell: Are You Really Open to Reasonable Accommodations?

Mark Fogel Hiring Bias, Mark Fogel, Talent Acquisition

Did you know only 19.3% of persons with a disability were employed in 2019? These sobering numbers are courtesy of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. What does that number tell us? That there is a great deal of talent available to fill your openings! We all know untapped resources for talent exist, including individuals with minor challenges and disabilities. …

“You Hire People for a Living, I’m Sure Interviewing is Easy For You!”

Liz Desio College Recruiting, HR Tech, Interviewing, Recruiting, Talent Acquisition

The Anxiety-Inducing Meta Experience of Interviewing as an HR Person When you interview for a job as an HR person, I imagine it’s how it would feel if you were a doctor about to undergo surgery. Or a hair stylist getting an adventurous dye job. Or my Italian Grandma ordering lasagna at a restaurant. If you’re the Supreme Expert, how …

Intel In the Job Posting – 4 Tips for Job Seekers

Katrina Kibben Communication, Recruiting, Social Recruiting, Talent Acquisition

In the pantheon of awful things, looking for a job is right up there with waxing and breakups. It’s painful, full of uncertainty, and makes you question everything. Yes, waxing does that. Trust. I’ve been there. I was laid off twice before starting Three Ears Media, and both scenarios caught me off guard and turned my life plans in a …

What’s new on LinkedIn? The Personal Press Release!

Kelly Dingee Career Advice, COVID-19, Recruiting, Social Media and Talent, Talent Acquisition

Oh LinkedIn….our love/hate relationship continues.  I need you, I don’t want to need you, but I do for my recruiting role. You’re a resource for competitive intelligence and every once in a while, spark a great conversation with a potential job seeker or peer. And now….now in this crazy economic time, you bring me so many additional things. The Weird Network …