I contend that “Win-Win Hiring” will become the dominant hiring trend in the next decade. A “Win-Win Hiring” outcome means both the hiring manager and the new employee agree it was the right decision one year after starting. This is a challenging goal, but possible with the proper use of metrics. My early career was in manufacturing where metrics were used to...
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- Quality of Hire
Lou Adler December 11, 2019
In their landmark study — First, Break All the Rules: What the World’s Greatest Managers Do Differently — Gallup introduced their Q12 employee engagement survey. The Q12 describes in priority order what the best managers do and need to do to create high performing teams. Number one on the list? “Clarify Expectations Up Front.” Whether you’re a sourcer, recruiter...
Lou Adler December 3, 2019
While inquiring about the status of a hiring manager interview training proposal, a client told me she would get back to me as soon as they got their budget approved for next year. As part of our discussion, I asked how much they included in their budget for bad hires. My client’s answer was that she hadn’t given this much thought, but she was intrigued by the...
Lou Adler November 6, 2019
Recruiters can play a strategic role in any company, but too often their focus is filling jobs with a reasonably competent person at a...
Lou Adler October 16, 2019
Separating sourcing from recruiting never made a lot of sense to me. Many sourcers never even talk to candidates and just pass a list...
Lou Adler October 2, 2019
When I first became a recruiter, one big frustration was having hiring managers reject good people for bad reasons. When this happened...
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