Focus on Team Optimization, NOT your Low Performers

One of the driving forces of innovation in Silicon Valley is not the one or two geniuses roaming around the campus of a Google of Facebook. Software engineers in The Valley are encouraged to work together because studies show groups tend to innovate faster, see mistakes more quickly and find better solutions to problems.

The Importance of the Sprint in Sprint Recruiting

If you find yourself overwhelmed by your workload, try breaking it down to smaller, bite-size pieces and work in a sprint. Try limiting your sprint to one or two weeks and measure your results. That's where Sprint Recruiting becomes your secret weapon!

4 Ways to Manage Tasks and Keep Productive

Over the last several weeks, I’ve been reevaluating my approach to tasks. It seems I’ve been in a rut where I am not as productive as I once was. I decided to get a grip and get my life back. Here are 4 ways to manage tasks and keep productive.

Content Marketing as a Recruiting Strategy

Successful recruiters do content marketing by default. For the high valued targets on your recruiting lists, you may send industry articles or share valueable content occassionally as a way to stay on the recruit’s mind. All I am suggesting is to make content marketing a permanent, planned part of your recruiting strategy.

Your Recruiting Strategy Sucks!

If you find yourself wondering why you are not seeing the right candidates or any candidates at all, there's a good chance your recruiting strategy sucks! The good news is that you can make some quick adjustments to get everything back on track and find that rockstar employee.

Internal Career Counselor- The Future of Recruiting

Do you want to see the future of recruiting? Here are 3 reasons why investing in an Internal Career Counselor is the future of recruiting.

Data Analytics & Recruiting

Most people are freaked out when they are surfing Facebook or another site and find targeted ads related to a product they were researching earlier in the day. Ok, I'm a little freaked out but I am also amazed at how companies know to bring content to me based on data. I guess that's why … Continue reading Data Analytics & Recruiting

Recruiting Lessons from the Game of Thrones

I am a total geek when it comes to Game of Thrones. The characters, the intertwined plot, the twists I never see coming and the dragons.... yeah, I'm all in when it comes to the series. To celebrate one of my favorite obsessions, I'd like to share recruiting lessons from the Game of Thrones.

Sprint Recruiting

Traditional recruiting is sometimes the very definition of insanity. You get a job, you search for candidates, conduct interviews, place the candidate, they quit, and the cycle repeats. Numerous issues and landmines frequent the journey for the recruiters searching for the best talent. Sprint Recruiting helps prioritize the work, keep your focus and enables you to kick ass!