Does It Tell A Story? – AVC. Storytelling seems to be on everyone’s mind these days! There are companies dedicated to it, technology platforms that help you create and publish content (stories). Consulting firms that will work with you and your team to craft the “Corporate Story” etc…. You know what ? I think it […]
Sanders Says – How To Be Great At Giving. We live in a world where giving should be at the forefront of everything we do, but instead it usually takes a back seat and we are more concerned about what’s in it for me, vs. how can I help someone else…… If we focus on […]
Why Customer “Relationships” Are Overrated | CustomerThink. I am not sure I totally agree with this statement, but there is some truth to what is being said…especially the last paragraph….it is a shame that most business don’t deliver on what they promise consistently…but it is good, very good in fact, for the companies that […]
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.
The Gamification of SAP – Forbes. I have been hearing more and more talk about Gamification and its uses and impact on traditional business. Bing Gordon, former EA exec and now VC is very big on this. He is a believer and seems to be doing a great job of evangalizing…. I am curious […]
I was having lunch with someone last week and we were talking about the HR and Recruiting process at his company. He is a manager and is completely frustrated with the “broken” and “screwed up” process for hiring key people to his team…. He told me that he met with the “recruiting” team and told […]
Last week my family and I spent the week in Orlando down at Disney. The kids were excited to see the sights and experience Disney for what it is to a child. I was excited to experience the Disney experience from a User Experience standpoint. Much has been written about the Disney Way and how […]
I have done some thinking lately, mainly around the uses of technology and social media in my business. For those of you who don’t know I am the “Sales Guy” for a Recruiting Firm in Nashville Tn. I admit that I am a big believer in the uses of technology and I try to stay […]
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
YouTube – Dan Wieden on the Importance of Creativity. Real Truth Here Gang…again goes across industry and individual….
I have done a lot of thinking about the recruiting industry and the misconceptions that go along with it. One misconception is that there is a “secret process” that some firms have that make them better than others….clients are led to believe that one firm has an advantage simply because their “process” is superior…….what a bunch […]
Do Brands Change Us, or Do We Change Them? — Imprint-The Online Community for Graphic Designers. This seems to be the question that most companies are struggling with today….Authenticity, Being Real, Non Manipulative, down to earth communication is what everyone looks for and the companies that are going to be sustainable are the ones that […]
I have been in the recruiting game for 15 years now and it bugs me when the industry gets a bad rap. Time and time again recruiters are thrown under the bus and railed against for issues that are out of their control. However there is one issue, and it is key, that recruiters do […]