Growing competition for talent and employer brands tarnished by several years of layoffs and cutbacks are just a couple of the challenges facing today's employers. Even employers committed to being best places to work struggle to translate their hard work into competitive advantages when it comes to recruiting.
Veteran talent acquisition expert Anne Nimke is about to launch a new website to help employers overcome that c...
For several years, recruiting experts have been proclaiming that "the future of recruiting is mobile!" Current statistics suggest that it hasn't happened yet. In this episode, Todd and George explore what mobile recruiting might look like, and how it might change the recruiting game.
Always a popular segment of the talent pool, interest in passive candidates seems to be climbing higher than ever. In this episode, Todd and George talk about the upsides and downsides of passive candidates, share a better way of defining this broad category, and share tips about finding, reaching and courting these candidates.
In this episode, George and Todd take on a variety of social media and recruiting topics. From Facebook's new re-targeted advertising model to LinkedIn's new endorsements feature, Pinterest to YouTube, Twitter to Yelp, they cover all the bases.
Todd flies solo this week but gets to interview Angela Harris of HP on her personal views on "Workforce by 2020", trends that every HR and recruiting professional ought to be aware of. Angela has recruited executive level talent for major companies including IBM, Eastman Kodak, Manpower, and BankOne (now Chase).
While it sounds like the pinnacle of recruiting metrics, Quality of Hire (QOH) is in fact a problematic one. Sound in theory, in practice it's very hard to get at. Based on ideas by HR Guru Jason Lauritsen, in this episode George and Todd debate the upsides and downsides of QOH as it is currently defined, and brainstorm some alternate ways for employers to embrace the idea, if not the metric.
After starting with a timely digression on the changing landscape of personal digital security, Todd and George turn this episode into a smorgasbord of futuristic recruiting. They touch on trends like gamification, a number of new web and mobile apps changing the gaming landscape, and end with a discussion of how the principles of agile software development apply to effective recruitment.
Applicant tracking systems come up regularly as we discuss related topics - candidate experience, employer branding, etc. In this episode, we turn our attention to this important topic. Todd and George discuss different categories of applicant tracking systems, important pre-purchase considerations, and how to best leverage them.
What does it take to build an award-winning internship program? Todd and George interview Michelle Wachtel of the Holter Financial Group, part of the Northwestern Mutual Financial Network. As director of recruiting, Michelle oversees a highly successful college recruitment program with some impressive success metrics. She shares her valuable insights about preparing the company culture and setting up, measuring and maintain...