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 …

Do You Have a Talent Supply Committee at Your Company?

Tim Sackett Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Talent Strategy 0 Comments

A Talent Supply what? We have stupid committees for everything in today’s organizations. Some are legit (committees focused on belonging and inclusive culture, etc.), while some prove we’ve lost our minds (Replacement Carpet Color Committee, Vending Machine Snack Committee, Corporate Zoom Approved Backgrounds Committee). I came across this concept of a Talent Supply Committee. What is a Talent Supply Committee …

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 …

Does Great Talent Make It Without the Perfect First Job? (The HR Famous Podcast)

Kris Dunn Career Advice, Career Paths, Recruiting, Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Talent Strategy, The HR Famous Podcast

In episode 24 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn and Jessica Lee are back to discuss the escalation of career expectations for college students (as well as the musical Hamilton and Glassdoor/Indeed changes).  Listen (click this link if you don’t see the player) and be sure to subscribe, rate, and review (Apple Podcasts) and …

Conversations with Black Talent Professionals: Ifeyinwa Walker, CEO of Offor, New Orleans

Liz Desio Diversity, Organizational Development, Talent Strategy

Meet Ifeyinwa (Ify) Walker, CEO of national talent brokering firm Offor, and diversity trailblazer in executive recruitment. I began following Ify on LinkedIn a few years ago, where she shares impassioned posts about racial justice in relation to hiring. What struck me the most about Ify was first, her skills as a writer, which drew me to notice her unique …

3 Ways to Change the Message in a Bottle

Kathy Rapp Change, Change Management, Communication, Corporate America, COVID-19, Culture, Current Affairs, Employee Communications, Employee Engagement, Engagement and Satisfaction, HR, Kathy Rapp, Leadership, Managing People, Retention, Talent Strategy, wellness

Just a castaway, an island lost at sea, oh Another lonely day, no one here but me, oh More loneliness than any man could bear Rescue me before I fall into despair, oh These are the intro lyrics to “Message in a Bottle” by The Police. It’s about being alone on an island and sending a message in a bottle …

VMware Goes “Rooney Rule” and Pledges to have both a Woman and Minority Candidate Interview for Every Opening (HR Famous Pod)

Kris Dunn Diversity, George Floyd, Hiring Bias, Talent Acquisition, Talent Strategy

In episode 21 of the HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn, and Jessica Lee come together to talk about The Rooney Rule and VMware’s new commitment to include a minority and female candidate in every search at the company. The gang also discusses how often they’ve filled up their car tanks during quarantine, and something …