Lou Adler

Posts by Lou Adler

  • Sourcing Doesn’t End with a Great Name—That’s Only the Start of a Good Sourcer’s Work

    December 7, 2017

    Sourcing and recruiting may seem like two separate activities, but they’re not. If you’re not good at sourcing, you can’t be good at recruiting, and vice versa. Why? Because if sourcers can’t convince the strongest people they’re identifying as prospects to seriously consider their open jobs, then their effort is wasted. In a “Small Batch, High Touch” process...

  • The Key to Improving Your Candidate Experience: Focus on the Pre-Application Stage

    November 29, 2017

    As far as I’m concerned too many companies are spending too much time, money and energy on improving the candidate experience after the person applies. In my opinion, a better approach is to rethink the candidate experience before the person is hired. By improving the pre-candidate experience it will be easier to manage the true candidate experience. And by...

  • 12 High Touch Ways to Win Over Passive Candidates

    November 15, 2017

    No one disputes the idea that if you want to raise quality of hire, you need to hire more passive candidates. But hiring more passive candidates involves an entirely different process than hiring active candidates. The most important step is having a job that represents a true career move. The second most important step is ensuring the prospect doesn’t opt out...

  • How to Improve Quality of Hire by Using Supply vs. Demand...

    November 8, 2017

    In a talent scarcity situation, when the demand for talent exceeds the supply, you need to use an “attract the best” sourcing and...

  • How to Build a Slate of Red Hot Prospects in a Few Hours

    October 24, 2017

    Red Hot Prospects: These are performance-qualified, top performers who are open to explore new opportunities and will call you back. I...

  • How to Reduce Cost Per Hire by 50%: A Strategy Inspired by ...

    October 10, 2017

    The other day, Elon Musk said the Tesla Model 3 is “'deep in production hell.”' He promised 1,500 cars for September 2017 but produced...