Imagine the head of the function that has one of the most strategic impacts on the business not even having a name for their own business strategy? Many employment functions operate strictly on day-by-day ad hoc basis. As a result recruiters and managers often do not know the focus or …Read More »
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Excite Your Candidates With A Project And Opportunity Description (POD)
Applicants know it and recruiters know it to… Job descriptions are boring! WeWOW applicants with great web pages and savvy recruiters but when we get down to the “nitty gritty” we continue to “bore them to tears” in the area that leaves the most lasting impression… the description of the job …Read More »
How To Ruin A Great Recruiting Effort With The “Orientation From Hell” – Part I
This is the first of a two part series on how to “close the sale” after a world class recruiting effort. SALES REPS KNOW IT – FIRST IMPRESSIONS ARE EVERYTHING! HR professionals need to know it also. Many corporations miss an opportunity to make a great first impression and to …Read More »
Becoming an Employer of Choice – Part II
FIRST STEPS IN BECOMING AN EMPLOYER OF CHOICE (EOC) Do a preliminary survey of top management to identify possible support or resistance. Do a benchmark study of current EOC firms that you wish to emulate. Place special focus on firms that have “recently” begun/successfully completed the transition to an …Read More »
“Intraplacement”: Reduce Retention Problems By Increasing The Internal Movement Of Your Employees
In these times of low unemployment, recruiters are constantly on the lookout for the best talent to fill open positions. We put tremendous resources into external sourcing and recruiting, but most of the time we fail to actively seek out some of the best candidates in the world-those that are …Read More »
Checklist for selecting a World-Class Search Firm – Some things to consider when you pick your next search firm.
Results of their searches The firm has a high past success rate with our company.Search firm-placed employees must have higher performance, performance appraisal scores, promotions, bonuses etc. than employees from other hiring sources.Must be cost-effective (lower cost vs. benefits (lower cost vs. benefits). than other methods of recruiting .The use …Read More »
The Most Effective Recruiting Tool: Employee Referral Systems
What’s the best recruiting tool? Web pages, relationship recruiting? It may come as a surprise to many that the tool which brings in the highest quality of candidate for the buck is an employee referral program. The very best firms get more than 50% of their hires from employee referrals. …Read More »
Recruiters’ Paradox: Recruiters That Rely on Resumes Miss the Best Candidates!
World class recruiters find “names” rather than resumes Make a note ? Recruiters that rely on resumes miss the best candidates! Why is that? When you are seeking the very best candidates you must assume that because they are excellent at what they do, that they are currently working. Happy, employed …Read More »
Developing World Class Job Rotation Programs to Improve Retention!
Guide for assessing and improving job rotation programs. by John Sullivan and Sandra Au The business impacts of job rotation programs: Developing new products and cutting time to market require a stable and productive work force. The stability and productivity of the work force can be dramatically increased by ensuring that every employee …Read More »
CEO Metrics for HR (1st draft): aka – questions from hell.
Don’t let CEOs read this, they might want answers! Most HR measurements miss the boat! Many HR departments say they are a “business partner” but few can provide any real evidence that they are having a strategic business impact. After years of studying CEO expectations of HR I’ve compiled a …Read More »