5 Tips to Attract the Right Candidates

5 Tips to Attract the Right Candidates

“I love spam,” said no one ever. You use spam filters to keep unwanted messages out of your inbox. But, keeping those low-quality or unqualified resumes away from your job postings is tough. Even if you use an automated system, you are still getting spammed. Imagine how much easier it would be to attract the[…]

Can You Spot Your Candidate's Easter Eggs?

Avoid a Costly Hiring Mistake: 3 Helpful Ways to Find a Candidate’s Hidden Easter Eggs

Easter is over for another year and with it those colorful Easter eggs that are so much fun to decorate and hide. However, Easter eggs also have another meaning. They can be a secret feature or hidden message. Movies, video games, or software often have this kind of Easter egg. Small businesses can make a[…]

You Might Need a Chiropractor to Recruit Top Talent

You Might Need a Chiropractor to Recruit Top Talent

Alignment is critical to recruit top talent. If you are feeling out of alignment when it comes to recruiting, it might be time to apply some chiropractic principles. Keeping your spine in alignment is important to your health. Misalignment in your body may start out with a tiny ache or an occasional twinge. You adjust to[…]

Stand out in a mass of mediocrity and recruit the right people.

What Would You Change About Recruiting?

I was recently asked this question: “If you could change one thing about the way recruiting is done, what would it be and why?” That’s a pretty powerful question because it implies that the way recruiting is done is lacking in some way. As an expert recruiter, small business owners come to me for advice[…]

Five Daily Habits to Turbocharge Your Recruiting

I’ve written many times about effective recruiting processes and how to implement them in your business. I hear from clients and my insightful community that you understand the concepts; it’s putting them into practice where you run into difficulty. The key to implementation is to change your behavior. Unfortunately, many of us have developed habits[…]

How to Make the Most of an Ugly Christmas Sweater

  December is a few days away and with it comes a season of holiday gift giving. Most of us can probably think of one gift that stands out in our minds as being perfect. It’s a gift that keeps giving long after it was received and possibly even after it exists. That gift might[…]

Reflections on 9/11: Fifteen Years Later

  Today is the 15th Anniversary of 9/11. It’s a pivotal moment in our nation’s history; one that continues to have a significant impact on our lives. Everyone remembers where they were and what they were doing on that day when they heard the planes flew into the World Trade Center in New York City.[…]

It’s Not Every Day You Turn 150 Years Old

  A few weeks ago, I spent a weekend celebrating the 150th birthday of Renovo, a small town in Pennsylvania. I visited the town’s historical museum and their town hall, both filled with the history and memorabilia documenting the community’s legacy. I talked with the people who call the town home, attended the parade, and[…]

It’s Time for a Recruiting Makeover – Your recruiting process might be as bad as your 80s hairstyle

The most important thing I’ve learned in my career as a human resources expert and recruiting strategist (both in corporate America and as a small business owner), is when I don’t like the results I’m getting, I almost always should have changed what I was doing much faster than I actually did — like my[…]

THE ONE WORD THAT WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE

One word can change everything. We are a few days into 2016 and most of us have already broken those New Year’s resolutions we made with such hope and resolve. Resolutions don’t work because change is hard. That’s why most of us never keep our resolutions. Our resolutions are vague, shallow, or focused on too[…]

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