August 19 , 2018

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Raiding Volkswagen: It’s Always OK To Take Talent From A Company In Trouble

October 6, 2015 | TLNT Unless you have had your head in the sand, you are aware that Volkswagen is in serious troublebecause it appears that it tampered with pollution control devices on millions of its diesel engines. If you care about the environment or corporate ethics, you should be concerned about this nasty behavior. However, if you are a recruiter, you …

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Artisanal Recruiting — Try It On High-Value, Must-Hire Candidates

If you must have extremely high-quality cheese, bread, furniture, or a suit, you buy it from an artisan producer. Artisanal work is famous for producing high-quality and unique outputs because it is done methodically, using traditional methods and by a highly skilled craftsperson. Let’s face it — most corporate recruiting is the exact opposite because it operates in a way …

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Referrals From Job References — The Simplest And Cheapest Sourcing Tool

November 1, 2015 | ERE Almost everyone in recruiting agrees that employee referrals produce the highest quality of hire (i.e. superior on-the-job performance). But few are aware that the references provided by new hires, with little work, can also provide outstanding referrals. I call them “reference referrals” and both the concept and the execution are easy and straightforward. Once the new …

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WOW, Google’s Simple Just-In-Time Checklist Improves Onboarding Results By 25%

October 26, 2015 | ERE Although the initial part of this article is about how Google improved its onboarding results by 25 percent, the unique approach that it used reveals many other valuable lessons that HR executives should note. Those lessons include the importance of experimenting with different HR solutions, the need to use data to identify what works, and the value …

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How To Recruit Walk-Ins And Why ‘We’re Hiring’ Banners Don’t Work

 June 22, 2015 | ERE “We’re hiring.” You can’t miss seeing a banner with this type of message on it, because with a growing economy, they’re simply everywhere. But unfortunately, most of these banners fail to successfully recruit their target “walk-in” applicants, because of the ineffective recruiting messages that they usually contain. In fact, the worst-performing hiring source (out of 11) …

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Featured in WSJ The Experts

Oct 27, 2015 How to Reduce Hiring Bias Against Women   Unfortunately, there are many barriers that limit the job opportunities for professional women. Firms should use surveys of past women candidates or hires and quality of hire data to determine which factors unnecessarily restrict the hiring of women at their firms.  Read More…..

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How to Reduce Hiring Bias Against Women

As seen on The Wall Street Journal.  JOHN SULLIVAN: Unfortunately, there are many barriers that limit the job opportunities for professional women. Firms should use surveys of past women candidates or hires and quality of hire data to determine which factors unnecessarily restrict the hiring of women at their firms. The barriers that often have the greatest negative impact include: 1. …

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