The 6 Huge Hiring Mistakes Everyone Makes | Fast Company. There is something to be taken away from this article for anyone who is in the position of having to hire people….no matter the size of the company, the role, the process….
The golden rule of cold-calling. Don’t! – The Savage Truth. There is no reason to have to cold call…..a truly cold call….chances are there is a way to leverage a common interest, a personal network, or a personal reference in order to make the call warmer….
Hired Guns: How Search Firms Are Changing The Business Of College Coaching – Forbes. Interesting article about the use of search firms in sports….I can’t think of an industry out there where the use of a search firm would not be beneficial….not everyone has the time, skills, or network to do what it is that […]
The Secret to Career Success. Great Advice….Read it and Heed it….you won’t be sorry….
Does the world really need recruitment consultants? – RecruitingBlogs.com. Absolutely it does….there is a science and an art to what we do…not everyone can do it…not everyone wants to do it…and not everyone should do it……but recruiting needs to get done….it always has and it always will….. Find a good one and turn them […]
5 Habits of Highly Successful Recruiters – RecruitingBlogs.com. Lots of truth right here….it is what the good ones do day in and day out…and the hacks…well….
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….
The Art of Audacious Conversation | Fast Company. There is a ton of good advice not only in the article but in that book ! If you don’t own it, buy it…if you have read it…read it again….if you have not read it yet….what are you waiting for…..!!! Keith Ferazzi knows what he is […]
Marketing Lessons From The Grateful Deads Reincarnation | Fast Company.
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 […]
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 […]
I was talking to my daughter Delaney Grace the other day about The Golden Rule. Treat others how you would like to be treated ! Why is this such a hard thing to do , especially in business ? I look at my business, the recruiting world, and notice that there are very few that […]
I have done a ton of thinking lately….I know I know what else is new. I keep hearing more and more people talk about storytelling. Using Stories to develop business, to close deals, to convey new thoughts or ideas etc… I have always agreed that this is the way to engage someone. Tell them a […]
Derek Sivers: How to start a movement | Video on TED.com. Hey Gang what a great video to illustrate some awesome points…. watch it and you will see what I am talking about. It takes one follower to turn a lone nut into a proven leader….. Make it an EPIC Day…. Spin