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How to Spot a Rockstar Recruiter

Ask your investors and Board members. Ask other CEOs. But don’t pick from a Google listing. You are outsourcing a crucial function. How...

Every Recruiter Should Walk a Mile in a Candidate’s Shoes

Every recruiter should walk a mile in a candidate’s shoes. Chances are they have. Chances are even better that at least one of those...

Want Great Talent? Recruiters Must Get Past the Industry Experience Trap

I recently participated, as the Recruiting representative, on some Skype interviews of candidates for human resource positions for a large...

What Do You Do When You Need to Hire But Don’t Have the Recruiting Budget?

The 2017 news cycle was exceptional: Tenuous geopolitical situations. Shifting trade policies. Natural disasters. De-regulation and tax...

Study Finds That a Bad Onboarding Experience May Disengage New Hires

I know this from personal experience: All the hard work recruiters do to land great talent can get washed away if the new employee has a...

Take the Day Off: Why You Should Appreciate the History of MLK Day

I’m old enough to remember when reasonable and educated people complained about making Martin Luther King Jr. Day a national holiday....

What I Reflect on Today on MLK Day: Yes, Leadership IS Hard

“In the light of King’s powerful demagogic speech yesterday he stands head and shoulders above all other Negro leaders put together...

Is It Finally Time for More Nurses to Get Into Leadership?

The results of a newly released national survey showed that registered nurses have a lot to say about health care leadership issues, most...

Steve Jobs Was Right: We Should Really Be Recruiting For Experiences

There are two concepts we can somewhat conclusively believe to begin this argument: There are some people who believe San Francisco will...

A Recruiting Lose-Lose: When You Can’t Put Your Bias and Prejudices Aside

Here’s a question for every recruiter and Talent Acquisition professional: Do you ever step back and consider what prejudices and...

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