Posts by: Mike Wolford

The Educating of a Hiring Manager

According to a recent Wall Street Journal article, there are nearly 1 million unfilled jobs in IT.  The  Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)...

Out of the Box

Thinking Outside the Box, Old School

5 Steps To Get Out of the Recruiting Box Have you heard this in the last 90 days?  We need to think outside the box.  I’m sure that...

Assessments finding the right fit

The Assessment Game: Finding The Right Recruitment Fit

  There is a balance between speed and quality that we deal with on a daily basis but do not often think about.  We have more open...

The Best Sourcing Tool

  I’m sure you have seen vendor sponsored white papers galore that claim that they have created the best sourcing tool ever known to...

Talent Acquisition HR Tools and Tech

3 Tools to Automate Your High Volume Recruiting

AI and Automation are all the rage right now and if you are working in a high volume recruiting environment look for automation to be a...

Mike Wolford

Recruiting Innovation: Programmatic Advertising and Marketing Automation

  “80% and 95% of all prospective candidates who land on your careers page don’t actually fill out an application” The...

Chatbot AI

Not Another January AI Article

    It is 2019 and we all are reading the articles about what is going to change this year.  I have spoken to industry experts...

Email Outreach: You aren’t selling the job, you’re selling the conversation

Hi. My name is Mike Wolford and I’m a sourcer for an amazing company.  I think you have great experience and I have a great job for...

The 90/10 Rule of Networking, or the Story of Desert Pete

Did you know that 72 percent of all statistics are made up on the spot? You may not have heard that stat before but you probably have heard...

A Guy Can Dream, Can’t He? Here’s My Ideal Talent Acquisition Process

It occurred to me recently that we look at the recruitment process in pieces and rarely as a whole. I can’t find any articles about...

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