Mckenzie Lock

Posts by Mckenzie Lock

  • SMB's Number One Priority Should Be Talent

    May 1, 2014

    Think back to the best hire you’ve made. How did she impact your business? How did your team feel about her and could you imagine your company without her? Now think about your worst. That sinking feeling you get…turns out you’re not alone.  Recruiting the right people is one of the most important things a small business can do. Here is why: Early hires shape...

  • Celebrating the Modern Recruiter

    April 23, 2014

    Recruiting is the most undervalued profession in business. Don’t believe me? Think about this: Recruiters play one of the most critical roles at any organization. They are the bridge between companies and the talent that defines them. If they find, engage and woo the right people, they set their companies up for success for years to come. If they don’t, they can...

  • How to Craft an Irresistible Job Description

    January 16, 2014

    Which job would you rather have? Job Description: Recruiter, XYZ Company Job Purpose: Achieves staffing objectives by recruiting and evaluating job candidates; advising managers; manages employee relocations and intern program. Recruiter Job Duties: Builds applicant sources for XYZ’s advertising business by researching and contacting community services, colleges...

  • Your 2014 Small Business Recruiting Checklist: Make This...

    January 7, 2014

    Quick quiz: On January 1, I was: a) Thinking about my bulletproof 2014 recruiting plan/how I’m going to spend my massive 2014...

  • How Small Companies Can Beat the Big Guys and Win Over Top ...

    October 17, 2013

    When Ed Nathanson, this morning’s Talent Connect keynote, accepted a job to lead Talent Acquisition at Rapid7, he faced a situation...

  • Is It Time to Give Your Recruiting Culture a Makeover?

    August 15, 2013

    Talent acquisition professionals talk a lot about culture – when they are telling candidates about their company’s values, dreaming up...