Hosts Todd and George know a lot about social media, but they aren't attorneys. In this episode, they are joined by attorney John Kalter, widely recognized as an expert in the use of social media in the workplace. Topics include recruiting, corporate policy, the NLRB and a lot more.
Some recruiting techniques work at all levels. Others don't. Join us to explore tips and tricks for recruiting unskilled & semi-skilled labor, as well as tapping into on-the-job training reimbursements and other incentives that may be available through community partners and state and local workforce development entities.
More important than ever as employers struggle to find qualified talent, diversity recruiting remains a topic mired in misunderstandings and political correctness. In this episode, host George Blomgren is joined by diversity expert Lisa Gilmore to discuss the value of diversity recruiting, as well as big picture ways to approach this initiative.
Aside from creating obvious conveniences and cost savings, video interviewing provides a host of other benefits. George Blomgren is joined by Mike Bonk, VP of Montage, maker of a video interviewing platform, to explore the benefits of this technology.
As often practiced (when it is practiced), reference checking is flawed. It can eliminate good candidates from consideration as easily as it can fail to flag bad candidates. In this episode, Todd & George cover the most common problems, and practical ways to practice more reliable reference checking. The episode ends with commentary on new LinkedIn features, and how LinkedIn stacks up against Facebook for recruiting.
A well configured Applicant Tracking System (ATS) can boost your employer brand and make life easier for both your recruiters and top caliber candidates. A poorly configured one (typically the result of oversight or negligence) can hide your jobs from the rest of the internet, stymie job seekers, frustrate your recruiters and hiring managers, and warp your hiring metrics. This episode explains both scenarios.
Every few years, someone predicts the imminent demise of the traditional resume, usually due to a new technology or medium. After George points out that the resume as we know it isn't going anywhere until something comes along that can truly replace it, he and cohost Todd review all the would be alternatives. Listen to find out why the traditional resume remains safe for the foreseeable future.
For most of us, "tell me about the time that you" and the fact that we know we should do it is the extent of what we know about behavioral interviewing. In this episode, organizational development expert Steve Kessel explains why behavioral interviewing is so important, and shares advanced techniques. This episode will change how you approach job interviews.
We've all heard about the value of recruiting passive candidates, but why? Where do we find them? How do we court them? In this episode, co-host Todd Nilson starts with some helpful insights from a recent national survey. Drawing from years of working with passive candidates - who aren't all cut from the same cloth - Todd also shares a variety of useful techniques that can help you land this elusive talent.
Andy Marris is an innovative marketing professional, who got creative in his recent job search. He's tech savvy, and while he isn't a millennial, he uses media like one. In this episode, Andy shares some of the unconventional resources he used to brand himself and promote his job hunt, as well as highlights (and dark spots) of his recent adventures in the job market.