September 1, 2017

3 Benefits All Generations Value in The Workplace

There are as many posts about generational differences in the workplace as there are 17-year-olds at Starbucks discussing Game of Thrones battle strategies (dragons? no-dragons?). Friends, if you don’t know, that number is pretty big. So, today I thought I would flip the script and talk about what workers of all generations actually value. Specifically, what benefits make all generations want to follow their own Jon Snow (CEO) into a battle with the White Walkers.

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Attracting Talent, Company Culture

May 4, 2015

How to Model Your Ideal Candidate Profile After High-Performers

You may have heard about the benefits of high-performers. You may have heard, for example, how they can deliver 400% more productivity than the average performer. Then you realize your ideal candidate profile probably won’t attract the high-performers you’re looking for. You want a “hard worker? A “team player?” So does everyone else. If you want to model your ideal candidate profile to attract high-performers, you have to be more specific. Look for candidates who’ll be satisfied on the job, hold themselves accountable, and not be afraid of failure.

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Attracting Talent, New Hire, Productivity, Accountability, Workplace, Leaders

December 5, 2013

Your Career Site's Secret Weapon: Style

Over the years, I've seen some bad career sites. I don't mean just a little sloppy, I mean honest to goodness embarrassing pages that send potential candidates running for the hills. 

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Recruiting, Attracting Talent, Job Descriptions, Career Sites

November 1, 2013

Recruiting & Screening are Broken. (yes, yours too...) Here's How to Hire the Best Fit by using Goal Alignment:

Here’s some truth you might not want to hear: Your recruitment and selection process is broken and inefficient. Before you get defensive, think critically about how you isolate, screen, and select the employees who will add value to your company. Can you really say there are no inefficiencies in the process?

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Recruiting, Applicant Tracking, Interviews, Onboarding, Attracting Talent, Job Descriptions, Goal Alignment, Recruitment and Selection, Business Transparency, Recruitment Process, Employee Engagement, Goals, Goal-Based Recruiting

October 24, 2013

How to Supercharge Employee Referrals with Goal-Based Jobs

Is your company’s next great hire hiding in plain sight? Within the network of one of your employees just might be the talent you need for your open positions. A 2013 study shows an employee referral program is actually the No. 1 source of outside hires, beating out job boards, social media, and even a company’s own career sites.

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Attracting Talent, Job Descriptions, Culture, Talent Management, Employee Turnover, Business Transparency, Recruitment Process, Employee Engagement, Company Culture, Referrals, Employee Referrals

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