Recruit Like a Pirate

Recruit Like a Pirate

Share This!   Recruiting is often a bold adventure that can feel like a pirate sailing the high seas. Like running a pirate ship, recruiting has lots of moving parts, needs skilled professionals to sail it well, and must be on the lookout for other pirates (aka your competitors) who are also searching for bounty[…]

Crush Your Hiring Goals During the Dog Days of Summer

3 Ways to Crush Your Hiring Goals During the Dog Days of Summer

Share This! As we enter August, the effects of the dog days of summer start settling in. You need to crush your hiring goals for the year. Yet, the hot, sultry weather can make everything seem stale, stealing your energy and leaving even the most energetic among us feeling lethargic and unmotivated. Yet, that feeling is[…]

Get Better Results from Your Job Ads

Share This! The world of recruiting is comprised of a range of different techniques with different goals and results. Of them all, however, writing effective job ads is something that has stood the test of time. Although social media, career fairs, job boards, and even recruiting passive candidates are effective, they all need a pitch[…]

Hurdling Hiring Bias: Are You Too Hung Up on the Degree?

Share This!Are you hung up on a degree as a job requirement? Education bias is rising. I share my experience with this on the Mighty Recruiter blog. Hurdling Hiring Bias: Are You Too Hung Up on the Degree? Share This!

Revealed: The Top 3 Successful Recruiting Methods

Revealed: The Top 3 Successful Recruiting Methods

Share This! Ben Franklin said it best: “An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.” It’s a buyer’s market for jobseekers and successful recruiting requires the right knowledge. These three successful recruiting methods will require an investment of time and possibility some money; however, the ROI is huge, and often costs only a small[…]

This Common Belief Could Block Your Recruiting Success

Share This!   “Creativity is piercing the mundane to find the marvelous.”—Bill Moyers, Journalist A woman on a recent webinar I gave asked, “Where is the best place to recruit on social media?” She explained she’s always had trouble understanding social media and how to use it effectively. “I want there to be a perfect place[…]

7 Recruiting Myths That Mislead and Derail Us

Share This!   Mark Twain once said, “It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so.” Too often, small business owners let these seven recruiting myths derail their ability to attract and hire the people they need to grow their business and achieve their[…]

Does Your Recruiting Need a Miracle Worker?

Do you need a Recruiting Miracle Worker?

Share This! Most of us are familiar with the story of Helen Keller, who was blind and deaf because of an early childhood illness. The most significant person in Helen Keller’s life was Anne Sullivan, her teacher and miracle worker who was also visually impaired. More importantly, Anne understood the power of language and assigning[…]

Hallways are critical pathways that help us transition from one place to another. A hallway may be what you need for a fresh approach to successful hiring.

Hallways are Key to Hiring Top Talent

Share This! Most of us have a favorite room in our house—it’s the one where we are most comfortable and at ease. It’s our go-to place when we want to relax, enjoy a good book, or watch something on TV. Many of us have settled into a comfortable place in our recruiting and hiring just[…]

Stop Sabotaging Your Ability to Hire Top Candidates

Share This! I’ll never forget my first job interview. Hearing about how great this company was to work for made me want that job so much more. When I arrived, I had to wait a long time before meeting with the interviewer. I wasn’t given any information about the delay, offered something to drink, or[…]

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