Employee Selection

Talent Acquisition Strategies

The success of your organization begins with talent acquisition. That’s why it’s so important to focus on best practices and make sure everyone is on board. But how? Here’s a list of do’s and don’ts to keep you and your team on their talented toes. DO (more…)

Product Preview: What are the HR Pros Saying?

“It’s a game changer.” “Staff thinks it’s wonderful.” “I’m a raving fan. I’d hold a bake sale to fund it, if needed.” Just a few of the comments made by a client advisory council of HR and Talent Acquisition experts assembled to test a new (more…)

Lie to Me

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - By: Greg Moran - Tags: | | |
If you’ve ever said, “It’s easy for me to read their body language,” you may want to think again. Ronald E. Riggio, Ph.D, the author of more than 100 books, book chapters, and research articles in the areas of leadership, assessment centers, organizational psychology and (more…)

Are You a Talent Trendsetter?

 A recent survey by Jobvite reported that 69 percent of recruiters are expecting to see the race for talent rise. So, what can recruiters do to make sure they don’t fall behind? Ron Stewart, a recruitment industry veteran, who has owned companies in the IT, (more…)

Put On Your Hard Hat – It’s Time to Go Data Mining

Are you operating as efficiently as you could be when it comes to recruitment? If you answered, yes, you can stop reading. But the truth is – there’s always room for improvement. And tapping into big data may be a good place to begin. Big data (more…)

Balancing the Hiring Managers’ “Need For Speed”

Balance the Need for Speed From a business perspective, how important is speed to the decision-making process? Is it better to research and analyze or better to act quickly? When it comes to talent management, business leaders believe due diligence works best. Jack Raudenbush, Vice President at Raudenbush (more…)

Put on Your Boxing Gloves

Many HR departments have to put up their dukes when it comes to showing their worth. Why? A good deal of their efforts are made behind the scenes and while speed of hire, percentage of reviews completed and number of managers trained are all good (more…)

How Long is Your Hiring Process? My Guess, Too Long!

What’s the Hiring Hold Up? Are you finding that your time-to-hire for vacant positions is growing longer and longer? You’re not alone. An article in the New York Times, Why Companies Are Taking Longer to Hire, reports the following: On average, U.S. employers are taking 25 business (more…)

Are You Ready to Play Ball?

What do the Oakland A’s and the New England Patriots have in common? They’ve each applied Moneyball techniques. Author Michael Lewis, describes in his book, Moneyball, how over a five-year period, the Oakland A’s used analytics to win more regular-season games than all but one major league baseball (more…)

The Keys to Avoiding a Bad Reference Check

On paper, and then in person, he was the perfect candidate. However, after doing a little reference checking, Mr. Right, just turned into Mr. Wrong. What happened? How could your gut instincts and professional acumen been so far off base? Well, there are certain intangible (more…)