Recruiting Tips Articles

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    How Recruiters Can Drive Diversity Efforts

    July 28, 2020

    The entire recruiting and staffing industry has been upended in the past few months. Live recruiting events and conferences have been canceled. Some recruiting teams are scaling back or putting projects on hold, while others are focusing on reskilling or redeploying teammates to other business priorities. On top of this, we’re also seeing a trend towards a...

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    4 Clues That You’re About to Make a Bad-Hiring Decision

    July 8, 2020

    The cost of your company’s bad hiring decisions can be staggering. To calculate this cost, I tell my clients to add the first-year turnover rate to the percentage of people who the company wouldn’t rehire. This number is your company’s Bad Hiring Rate (BHR). Next, I ask them to multiply the BHR with the total increase in payroll for new hires to calculate the...

  • How Recruiters Are Stepping Up in Tough Times — and What You Can Do Too

    April 13, 2020

    These days, people around the world are reaching out to one another in beautiful ways. From delivering groceries to elderly neighbors to funding taxi rides for healthcare workers, we’re seeing an outpouring of heartwarming responses to those directly impacted by the coronavirus. Talent professionals are no exception. You’ve always changed lives, and now you’re...

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    7 of the Biggest Problems Recruiters Face (And How to...

    March 9, 2020

    My goal was to find the biggest challenges facing recruiters. My first instinct was to go to a bar recruiters frequent and see what...

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    Use This 3-step Win-Win Hiring Program to Ensure You Land...

    March 2, 2020

    When it comes to finding that perfect candidate, I’m always looking for a “Win-Win Hiring” outcome. This means that both the hiring...

  • 5 Interview Prep Tips to Help Ensure Your Good Candidates...

    February 11, 2020

    While writing my book, The Essential Guide for Hiring & Getting Hired, I found it challenging to write the section about “Getting...