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The digital revolution has brought countless wonders – the Internet, the World Wide Web, Google, social media, mobile computing, and big data. It has disrupted and transformed virtually every aspect of our lives. And yet while most candidates, especially the talent with desired skills, participate in this digital world, many businesses still recruit like it […]

A Website Checklist: 6 Vital Elements to Recruit Millennials

Does your company website include career pages that include these 6 elements? If not, you will likely miss out on the most highly sought after group of workers – Millennials – despite your best intentions.. Unfortunately many companies fall short of their recruiting goals because they underestimate the importance and value of a company’s website.  What follows […]

“Hello, It’s Me”; What Recruiters Can Learn From Adele’s Smash Single

Employers seeking top talent might learn a lesson or two from singer sensation Adele. In her mega-hit Hello, Adele asks, “I was wondering if after all these years you’d like to meet, to go over everything?” She follows with “Can you hear me?” Well, jobseekers are asking the same thing to potential employers. And while […]

Applicant Tracking Software Doesn’t Dehumanize Recruiting, People Do!

Candidates blame applicant tracking software (ATS) for a dehumanizing approach to employee selection. Employers blame the software for high rates of candidate abandonment. But an ATS is not to blame. Truth be told, many employee screening and selection processes were dehumanized long before ATS. Many assumed software was supposed to fix it. But as the […]

Only 18% of Leaders Capable of Leading in VUCA World

In this world of uncertainty, we know one thing for sure – leaders need to be capable of leading their organizations through Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity, or VUCA.  According to a recent survey of 13.124 leaders conducted jointly by Development Dimensions International and The Conference Board, “leaders will either succeed well or fail miserably in […]

Employee Motivation: How to Assess “How” and “Why”

Employee motivation is a term thrown about the workplace like you throw a Frisbee in the park on a sunny day. Sometimes you catch it just right. Other times … it seems to take off with a mind of its own. But before we can talk about how to motivate employees, we first must agree […]

6 Steps to Find Top Talent’s “Honey Hole”

Fishing is a fun pastime for many people.  Recruiters don’t have that luxury. I have to admit I know little about fishing. But during my recent interview on Business Builders Show about Recrooglization (or Recruiting in the Age of Googlization), hosts Marty Wolff and Kerry Kearney hooked me with a great analogy shared by fisherman […]

Is the Application Better at Screening Than the Resume?

One of the biggest challenges faced by recruiters and hiring manager is the resu-mess – the tidal wave of unqualified applicants that buries people and overwhelm the process. The screening process typically starts with the candidate completing an application or uploading a resume. But few companies seem to consider the impact one or the other […]

Interview: Recruiting in the Age of Googlization

  “This [interview] is a clinic for small business owners and HR.” Those were the words used by Business Builder Show hosts Marty Wolff and Kerry Kearney to describe this interview with Success Performance Solutions President and author Ira S Wolfe. If you missed the interview you can listen here to Recrooglization: Recruiting in the Age […]

6 Best Recruitment Marketing Tools

Most companies limit recruitment marketing to ads they post on online and print media.  But that’s a naive, narrow and misleading mindset these days. Recruitment marketing includes all communications that an organization uses to reach and engage job seekers, from the job posting and personal emails to social media and career fairs. Here’s a short […]

New Proception2 DISC Profiles Now Available

Proception2 DISC Profiles are live!  Redesigning, rewriting, and recalibrating Version 4.0 has been a long and challenging project. But we’re really excited about the new look…and the response of our clients has exceeded expectations. So what’s improved? First of all the new report has a “business” feel and look. The cover page has been redesigned. We’ve put […]