Work 3.0: How The Employment Model Needs to Change | TechCrunch. The sooner companies realize that letting someone have the option of working remote, and allowing for the use of contractors, consultants, or talent on demand….is the sooner that the talent pool will open up and every company will be on an equal playing field […]
Dropbox Buys Cove To Bring Former Facebookers Ruchi Sanghvi And Aditya Agarwal To The Team | TechCrunch. Proof that Talent is where it is. This happens I am sure more than we all realize…companies are acquired not for the products that they produce, but for the talent on their teams. You know that it […]
Hello phone, my old friend – RecruitingBlogs.com. There is truly something to be said for having conversations with people…be it on the phone, or live…nothing takes the place of real, live, personal interaction….and I think that people miss that these days, technology has become such a pervasive part of our life that we forget […]
2 Weeks of Sacrifice – Blood Water Mission. I have decided that instead of 2 weeks of sacrifice I am going to do 2 months of sacrifice. I have started today and for the next 2 months I am going to drink water instead of any other beverage. I am going to add up the […]
A Recruiter Competency Model for Passive Candidates – ERE.net. I have always been a HUGE believer in focusing the majority of recruiting efforts on passive candidates. In fact truth be told, and this is probably a pipe dream, but if I had my choice I would only place passive candidates with my clients….
Marketing Lessons From The Grateful Deads Reincarnation | Fast Company.
Gratitude As A Business Strategy | Fast Company. Who would have thought it right? Saying Thank You as a strategy to grow your business. Valuing your customers. Being grateful for what you have vs. complaining about what you don’t ! Sounds like common sense to me….but if it is then why are more people and […]
I have been going back and forth this past week about talent vs. Job specs and how skewed the decision making process has become. When I was lucky enough to partner up with The AlphaMan and recruit for VC backed start-up companies in The Valley it always seemed like we were looking to hire the […]
I read two interesting quotes today that I am going to use from now on as the litmus test for what I post to the web. The first is from Tony Hsieh, a guy who gets it in so many ways. ” Everything I post on the web has to be ICEE. It has to […]
Lately I have had to do some thinking about metrics. We are looking at particular metrics here at the Synergy Offices and working to decide which should be measured to optimize our performance. We also plan to use those same metrics as a guide for new employees. I have to admit that in the beginning […]
I am sorry to say but I won’t be doing a dissertation on the Prince musical anthem. No this is not a post about my being a fan of the band and their face-paint and unique style of Rock Music…. Those are all stories for another day and time. The KISS I am referring to […]
Danny Meyer at Gel 2007 on Vimeo on Vimeo via Danny Meyer at Gel 2007 on Vimeo. I know that this video is a couple of years old, but it does not matter. What he talks about, hospitality, applies to every industry. Think about how hospitality can be applied to the recruiting industry. Think about […]
Small Details Matter. Another great post from LifeDev.com It is all in the details….and the smallest ones are usually the ones that matter most….so pay attention…it makes a difference…. Spin
Personalization Matters. He nails is gang…. Enjoy… Spin
.http://bit.ly/9IjtB6 I learned about the 37Signals guys by my friend Chad Guisewaite. Chad asked if I had read any of Jason Fried‘s stuff or watched any of his keynotes or other talks…… I went back to the office that day and immediately started to google. These guys get it. They are efficient, they know how to work […]