Recruiting Lessons

Recruiting Lessons from Timeshare Salespeople

Share This! Recruiting Lessons from Lisa the Timeshare Salesperson On a recent rainy Saturday afternoon, I headed to my local nail salon for a little me time to get a mani/pedi. The salon was very busy and while I waited, I chatted with another customer, Lisa, who was a timeshare salesperson. Lisa and I had[…]

Is Your Recruiting Strategy Jenga Ready? 

Is Your Recruiting Strategy Jenga Ready? 

Share This! Is Your Recruiting Strategy Jenga Ready? Jenga is the Swahili word for “to build.” It is also a game of strategy and precision. You must be careful about how you build your Jenga tower; support is everything. Building a stable structure requires strategic thinking about how moving individual blocks will impact the overall[…]

Tips for Hiring Senior Leaders for Your Small or Medium-sized Business

Share This!Borrowing some executive hiring tips from corporate bigwigs can help small or medium-sized businesses effectively attract and hire the senior leaders they need to successfully grow and scale their business. I share my thoughts on how to use corporate bigwig advice on the MightyRecruiter blog. Tips for Hiring Senior Leaders for Your Small or[…]

Hiring is scary business.

To Hire or Not to Hire?

Share This! To hire or not to hire? That’s a tough question for many small business owners who need to hire the right people for their business. You may have received some training and researched proper interviewing techniques. You know which questions you can legally ask candidates in an interview and you’ve learned to craft[…]

Honesty Uncensored…Is Your Job Posting Too Transparent?

Share This! Honesty is the best policy. Or is it? One of the core components of The YOLO Principle™ is communication, and I truly believe in communicating openly and honestly about the positions for which you are hiring. However, sometimes you can be a bit too far as evidenced by this job posting inadvertently published[…]

Recruiting Lessons from a Salad Bowl

Share This! A friend who is moving recently posted on social media about the challenges of deciding what to keep and what to let go as she and her family transitioned from one home to another. They were downsizing and because of that, were faced with letting go of some treasured items. The decision-making process[…]

Fall Is the Perfect Time to Spice Up Your Recruiting

Fall Is the Perfect Time to Spice Up Your Recruiting

Share This!   Fall arrives Friday, and with it comes the annual pumpkin spice obsession. People go crazy for their pumpkin spice. It’s like some pumpkin spice cult mesmerizes us. It seems like everything has pumpkin spice in it these days—even Cheerios! A little spice can be a nice change; however, too much can put[…]

How Small Businesses Can Effectively Use Google For Jobs

Share This!In June, Google announced its new job search engine, Google For Jobs. I share my thoughts on what this means for small businesses on the Mighty Recruiter blog. How Small Businesses Can Effectively Use Google For Jobs Share This!

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[…]

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[…]