It’s recruiting nirvana; you have found two really terrific candidates for a critical opening. Each candidate meets the organizational need yet is slightly different. Perhaps one comes from within industry and the other from outside. Or maybe one has vast experience and the other passion and drive. Good recruiters will coach the hiring manager to make a decision. Great recruiters will hire both.
Inder Sidhu, Senior Vice President of Strategy and Planning for Worldwide Operations at Cisco, talks about how to get beyond “false choices” in a new blog post for the Harvard Business Review. He writes, rather than losing sleep agonizing between two alternatives, we should learn to choose both.
“To do both, you should reconsider how you make decisions and ask yourself some questions: Why do I do things a certain way? What options have I failed to consider? What opportunities am I missing?”
If you’re still working to get your arms around how your unique organization can reap the rewards of social recruiting, you’re not alone. Nina Brody, Head of Talent at Take Care Health, talks about the ABC’s of matching organizational need to online presence.
Producing successful talent pipelines are feat of mastery in and of themselves. Imagine the stress on the recruiting organization to create two! Sandy Soto and the HSN recruiting team have done just that.
Kirk Imhof, Director of Group Recruiting at Ryder, knows that telephone sourcing is a vital part of his organization’s strategic selection plan. What sources make up yours?
Are you primed to recognize a great opportunity when it presents itself? Tom Cairns wants to know.
No, it’s not Forrest Gump. And Bubba won’t name all the ways in which the produce can be prepared. Neal Hardin writes about what working on a shrimp boat and sourcing have in common.
Can your geographic region compete with this exciting collaboration between Indiana and Kentucky? Dan DeMaioNewton talks about the goal of keeping the best and brightest “in town” to create a globally competitive workforce and a vibrant economy.
From the podcast files, check out this new edition on candidate sourcing beyond the spreadsheet.