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[…]

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!

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[…]

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[…]

The Art of High-Tech, High-Touch Recruiting

Share This!Recruiting is difficult. However, it can be easier with a high-touch recruiting. Today, I’m sharing my interview with Mighty Recruiter where I share some tips on how to recruit in today’s recruiting environment. The Art of High-Tech/High-Touch Recruiting Join the webinar on June 13 to learn even more ways to use high-touch recruiting. Share[…]

Get Ready to Hire a New College Grad

Share This! Are you ready to hire a new college grad? It’s graduation season. For the next month, the workforce will be flooded with newly minted college graduates making the transition from school to the workforce. These eager grads are filled with hopes and dreams and are ready to begin a new chapter in their[…]

Got Hiring Dukkha?

Got Hiring Dukkha?

Share This! Many small businesses suffer from hiring dukkha. Dukkha is an important Buddhist concept commonly translated as pain or suffering. However, this translation is not 100 percent accurate. Some feel that suffering is too limited a translation and others leave it untranslated. No matter your preference, dukkha has three categories: Dukkha-dukkha—painful experiences Viparinama-dukkha—the changing[…]

Hiring Anxiety is Like a New Pair of Shoes

Share This! Have you ever bought a new pair of tennis shoes and were so excited about wearing them, and yet afraid to wear them because you didn’t want to ruin their appearance? Maybe I’m the only one who feels that way, or maybe there are plenty of you out there who share my anxiety[…]

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