April 26 , 2017

Hiring

Facing A Shortage Of Applicants? — Losing Applicants Explained With 5 Ugly Numbers

As seen on ERE Media (April 17, 2017). It’s an almost universal complaint across both corporations and small businesses around the world. “We aren’t getting enough applicants and it is hurting our business.” This shortage of applications is probably occurring despite the fact that your corporation is well known and that your jobs are exciting. Find out the precise underlying ... Read More »

Frustrated With Your Recruiting Results? Ask New Hires ‘What Worked’

As seen on ERE Media (April 5, 2017). It’s a basic law for business process improvement. When your process is completed, you survey your users to find out what worked and what didn’t work. In recruiting, it turns out that identifying “what worked” is the second-most impactful of all internally reported recruiting metrics (after quality of hire). This what-worked data ... Read More »

Super Bowl Ad to Kick Off Hiring Spree

As see in The Wall Street Journal by Joshua Jamerson (January 31, 2017). “It’s smart to me, though obviously expensive,” said John Sullivan, a professor at San Francisco State University’s college of business who specializes in human-resources strategy. If 84 Lumber’s campaign succeeds, other companies may follow suit, he said.   For the entire article visit here.  Photo credit: Deathtostock Read More »

How to Hire the Best Performers

San Francisco State’s John Sullivan says hiring isn’t an art. Rather, it’s a science. John Sullivan talks about the smartest ways to attract and keep the best and brightest. As seen on The Wall Street Journal (June 1, 2016). Building a solid pipeline of talent is critical for any business, but finding and retaining good employees can be especially tricky ... Read More »

Lies, Deception And Gut Feelings … No Wonder Hiring Fails Half The Time

he Top 7 Reasons Why Your Process Continuously Produces Hiring Failures Unexplainably, few in corporate recruiting attempt to measure the failure rate of new hires from their external hiring processes. However, those who have done the research (i.e. Harvard Business School, The Corporate Leadership Council, and LeadershipIQ) have found that the failure rate within 18 months of hiring for most jobs is ... Read More »

The Top 5 Power Tips For Selling Extremely Hard-to-close Candidates

In this obviously tight job market, I estimate that it has become at least 25 percent harder to sell the most in-demand candidates. And closing the best is even more difficult if you are recruiting techies, data scientists, data security, and other in-high-demand professionals. So, if you expect to have a high level of recruiting success, improve your corporate offer ... Read More »

Develop A Process For Limiting Early New-Hire Turnover

Early new-hire turnover is one of the most frustrating (40 percent of new hires leave within six months) and expensive (the cost of losing a new hire is at least three times their salary) aspects of recruiting. Yes, it’s true that all forms of turnover are now a major business issue. In fact, a recent Bersin by Deloitte global executive ... Read More »