In August 2012, when Bruce Mattos joined UC Berkeley to lead Talent Acquisition and Employee Services, he arrived with a change mandate. Despite being a historic, highly regarded university, Berkeley was facing significant talent acquisition headwinds and a new approach was needed. The challenges One challenge they had faced for a long time was recruiting top...
Posts by Steve Watt
- University Recruiting
"Zachie’s sick again, and this time it’s different”. Words that shook BMO talent acquisition leader Paul Hamilton to his core, spoken by his wife over the phone on his first day with the company. Born with serious medical conditions that had required numerous surgeries and treatments throughout his short life, three-year-old Zach was readmitted to hospital once...
Steve Watt September 4, 2012
The top ranked session at the recent LinkedIn InToronto conference was Randstad VP Glen Cathey’s talk on how to find “hidden talent pools” on LinkedIn. Are you finding the best candidates, he asked, or just the most accessible profiles? The highly respected speaker and author of the acclaimed Boolean Black Belt blog likened LinkedIn Recruiter to a race car, and...
- Recruiting Tips
Steve Watt August 20, 2012
Kansas City, MO-based Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics is a regional leader in pediatric clinical care, research and academics....