Author: Dr John Sullivan

Experience Doesn’t Predict New-Hire Success: Avoid This Most Expensive Hiring Error

If you’re involved in hiring, it’s critical that you act on this startling revelation: “Experience doesn’t predict a new hire’s success.” Source: ERE | Apply: Experience Doesn’t Predict New-Hire Success: Avoid This Most Expensive Hiring Error

December: ’Tis the Season to Recruit When the Competition Is Low

Need an edge in your competition for talent? Think December, when there may be 35% fewer job postings trying to attract the normal volume of jobseekers. If you’ve ever gambled in Las Vegas, you would know that when you face

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Want To Dominate Recruiting In Your Industry? – Adopt Silicon Valley’s Critical Success Factors (Part 2 of 2)

This article spells out a road map for dominating recruiting in your industry. Last week’s part one covered the top 20 strategic shifts and elements for building a significant competitive advantage in recruiting. This final part highlights the last two

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Want To Dominate Recruiting In Your Industry? – Adopt Silicon Valley’s Critical Success Factors (Part 1 of 2)

If you are a recruiting leader whose executives have extremely high expectations for dominating their industry, this is the article for you. After 20 years of studying Silicon Valley and West Coast firms that dominate their industries, I have found

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Hit Your Competitors Where It Hurts — Adopt the Hire-to-Hurt Strategy

Access to this article is limited to fierce competitors  Source: ERE | Apply: Hit Your Competitors Where It Hurts — Adopt the Hire-to-Hurt Strategy

Collaborative Recruiting — Making ‘Every Employee a Recruiter’ Improves Hiring Results

Top firms use collaborative recruiting because it “turns every employee into a recruiter” and a brand ambassador. Expanding involvement also improves hiring results and lightens recruiter workloads. If you haven’t heard about this increasingly popular approach, collaborative recruiting (aka team

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Alert — Recruiting’s Future Will Be Dominated By a Full Cycle Self-Service Phone App!

This “think piece” is designed to stimulate your thoughts around the future of recruiting Source: ERE | Apply: Alert — Recruiting’s Future Will Be Dominated By a Full Cycle Self-Service Phone App!

Do You Know That You Are Part of the Golden Age of Recruiting?

This “think piece” is designed to stimulate your thinking about the tremendous progress that the recruiting profession has made Source: ERE | Apply: Do You Know That You Are Part of the Golden Age of Recruiting?

Powerful Deal Closers — When You Positively Must Land a Candidate

There are few things more frustrating to a hiring manager or recruiter than having an in-demand top candidate who you have fought hard to sell reject your offer at the last minute. However, if you are willing to go the

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Highly Effective No-Cost Retention Tools for Public Sector Managers

Alert: Employees are quitting their jobs at the highest rate in a decade. But few public-sector managers realize that a majority of employee turnover is both predictable and preventable. Today the overall U.S. monthly “quit rate” is the equivalent of

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