Why do some salespeople close massive deals while others struggle? Research has uncovered that quote-exceeding sales reps share some fascinating personal qualities. Here are the most important personal characteristics that all high-achieving ...Read more
From fake news and social media feeds, to the financial markets, and now hiring, the impact of algorithms is being talked about a lot lately. A recent column published by the Harvard Business Review, “Hiring Algorithms are Not Neutral”, highlighted some concerns. The article states that 72% of resumes are weeded out before a human ever sees them. My most recent column in U.S. News & World Report “3 Ways to Make Sure a Machine Doesn’t Judge Your Job Search” focuses on the impact that hiring algorithms can have on job seekers, and this blog post highlights why employers must also be diligent in looking at the solutions they may be using.
Candidates act more and more like consumers in their search – and research – for a career, which means there are more and more touchpoints that influence their decision of where to apply and where to accept an offer. If you don’t understand source of influence, you can’t understand the candidate journey!
The future of HR is upon us, and it’s all about automation and analytics. The rise of HR technology is incredibly exciting for the industry, but it’s moving so fast you might feel like you’re perpetually playing catch ...Read more
Candidates are no longer looking for just a job — they're looking for a place where they can advance their career in a supportive, energizing environment. Your employment brand helps you reach those candidates by telling your ...Read more
Managers can make or break the productivity of teams, or entire business units. And of course, no one sets out to hire bad or even mediocre managers, but it happens all the time.
So what separates the goods from the ...Read more
Learn how many candidates it takes to reach a hire, the most efficient sources of hire, how time to hire varies by role, and much more.
The work of a recruiter or hiring manager doesn’t end when you make an offer. The next step is onboarding, which is how you socialize your company’s mission and values and set new hires on course to succeed. Onboarding can be a big ...Read more
A habit is a routine behavior that happens almost thoughtlessly. But routine and thoughtless are NOT words that should describe your hiring process. You want to do more than go through the motions, or follow a process simply because it's ...Read more
The leadership advantage is all about knowing and levering what great leaders do best. They excel at aligning their team around a common vision and achieving results through others.
But not all employees, even your star performers, ...Read more