Treat Every Candidate Like a Customer is a Lazy Strategy!

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

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

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 …

Five Things I’ve Learned by Using Gig Marketplaces Like Fivver and Upwork

Kris Dunn Contingent Workforce, Recruiting, Talent Acquisition

You can’t talk TA/Recruiting strategies today without talking about the Gig Economy. While use of contract labor, in the traditional sense, allows you to bring in talent that’s employed by someone else, use of gig workers allows you to bring in talent that’s employed by—wait for it—themselves. Is using the gig economy a viable alternative to traditional recruiting strategies? The …

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

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

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 …