December 14 , 2017

Referrals

Looking for an Applicant with Great Soft Skills? Ask Their Co-Workers

As seen on SHRM (Society For Human Resource Management), August 4, 2017, by Roy Maurer. New research suggests that co-workers tend to emphasize interpersonal behaviors, like being helpful or compassionate, when providing references for job candidates, as opposed to managers, who are more likely to focus on experiences or completed tasks. Colleagues tend not to suggest people who lack these ... Read More »

The Amazing ’25 Names Approach’ For Filling Your Talent Pipeline Simultaneously With Every Hire

As seen on ERE Media (May 22, 2017). Not using the hiring process for name capturing for future jobs is a missed opportunity Few hiring managers and recruiters realize that the hiring process itself offers a great opportunity to capture the names of top performers for your talent pipeline. I call this name-capturing approach “25 names” and it used people involved in ... Read More »

Recruiting Trends For 2016 And Their Supporting Best Practices, 2 Part series

What could be more important in a fast-moving world than keeping up with developing trends? Unfortunately, many in recruiting are so busy that they forget to set aside time to follow or act on these important emerging trends. The Many Benefits of Tracking Emerging Trends in Recruiting Not following trends can be a mistake because being first provides your firm ... Read More »

12 Power Factors That Will Dramatically Improve Your Employee Referral Results

By Dr John Sullivan LinkedIn Talent Blog August 26, 2015 Is your employee referral program underperforming? Well most are, so it’s important to realize that when the competition for talent is intense, failing to invest in a powerful referral program may literally cost large corporations millions of dollars each year. That’s because a well-designed referral program produces an amazing ROI, ... Read More »

7/10 2PM ET Webinar: Motivating Employees to Produce Higher Quality Referrals w/ @DrJohnSullivan

Meeting Description: During this highly interactive session, Dr. John Sullivan will provide you with tips, action steps, best practices and he will also answer your individual questions during the webinar. If you’re striving to “re-energize” your current program or to start a new one, you can be assured that you will leave this webinarwith a handful of effective solutions and ... Read More »

‘Friends of the Firm Referrals’ — Expand Referrals to Non-Employees

There is an emerging recruiting trend where traditional employee referral programs are being expanded to allow non-employees to submit referrals. I call these variation “friends of the firm” referrals (FOF) because it expands the number of individuals who are looking for top talent for your firm beyond the traditional employee base. So that those looking for talent now include family, ... Read More »

The Top 25 Recruiting Trends, Problems, and Opportunities for 2014, Part 1 and 2

Even if you work in a corporate recruiting function with low resources or minimal expectations for change, every recruiter still has a professional obligation to maintain their awareness of the latest trends and predictions. I have grouped 25 predictions of the leading corporate recruiting trends for 2014 into four separate sections. Part 1 includes two sections that cover 14 new ... Read More »

Top Performers Produce 4x More Output and Higher Quality Referrals

Top performers have an incredibly high ROI Articles from academics don’t always provide practical lessons, but there have been two recent ones that everyone in talent management should pay attention to. The results of the first one focus on the output differential produced by top performers. This study published in February in Personnel Psychology which cut across several industries, revealed that the top ... Read More »