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What to Ask at a Recruitment Intake Meeting (Downloadable Template)

One of the biggest advantages internal recruiters have to agency recruiters is access to the hiring manager, and with that, an ability to conduct a recruitment intake meeting to kick-off every search. When I was transitioning from agency to in-house recruitment, I was really excited about this easy access to hiring managers because I was

What to Ask at a Recruitment Intake Meeting (Downloadable Template)2020-01-10T19:20:10+00:00

What is Agile Recruiting and Three Simple Steps to Implement It

Imagine if recruiting was more efficient? If, as corporate recruiters, you were able to get quick feedback from hiring managers? If, as agency recruiters, you were able to source and place your candidates in a reasonable length of time? Creating an Agile recruiting process is the answer. If you've been around here a while, you

What is Agile Recruiting and Three Simple Steps to Implement It2020-02-14T17:15:28+00:00

AI in Recruitment – Will It Replace Recruiters? Maybe!

Artificial intelligence (AI) isn't a new phenomenon. When you talk to Siri on your iPhone and Netflix suggests movies you may like, you're using AI. What is relatively new however, is AI in recruitment and boy am I excited about this! As an early adapter of technology, I'll happily embrace technology that makes my life

AI in Recruitment – Will It Replace Recruiters? Maybe!2018-07-03T04:42:43+00:00

Five Characteristics of a Strong Employer Branding Strategy

We can all agree there is clearly a war for talent. Skill shortages are what keeps most leaders awake at night and it's getting harder and harder to attract the type of talent most organizations need. More than ever before, employers are competing for top talent using their employer brand to differentiate themselves.

Five Characteristics of a Strong Employer Branding Strategy2019-02-08T17:16:50+00:00

The Best Way to Use Instagram For Recruiting

If you're not using Instagram for recruiting, you're missing out on an excellent opportunity to promote your employer brand. Like LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter, Instagram should be a part of your social recruiting strategy, but you have to think of Instagram a bit differently than the other platforms. I was part of a

The Best Way to Use Instagram For Recruiting2019-02-08T17:17:10+00:00

Moving From Agency to In-house Recruitment – Part 3 (How To Prepare)

Moving to in-house recruitment from the staffing agency world is a big decision. There is so much to consider that I broke this post into 3 parts. I talked about my own transition from agency to in-house recruitment - things that surprised me in part 1 and in part 2, the awesome advantages of moving to

Moving From Agency to In-house Recruitment – Part 3 (How To Prepare)2019-02-08T17:17:47+00:00

Moving From Agency to In-house Recruitment – Part 2 (The Advantages)

Making the decision to move from agency to in-house recruitment is a big one. To be honest, it's not the right decision for every agency recruiter. I was in the agency world for 10 years before crossing over to the other side. Boy was it a different world! I shared my surprises in Part 1

Moving From Agency to In-house Recruitment – Part 2 (The Advantages)2017-10-27T13:15:23+00:00

Moving From Agency to In-house Recruitment – Part 1 (The Surprises)

Thinking of making the transition from agency recruitment into in-house recruitment? I was in this position myself a few years ago and remember searching for information to help me make that transition but found more about how to work with recruiters than the truth about moving into corporate recruitment -- the good and not-so-good. I

Moving From Agency to In-house Recruitment – Part 1 (The Surprises)2019-12-18T19:58:41+00:00

The One Tool You Need to Write Compelling Job Postings (yep, just one)

If you're anything like me, you worry about how to write compelling  job descriptions that won't be a complete flop.  They should really be treated like marketing documents, not simply a list duties. As you know, I don't believe that recruiters are to blame for a lot of what's wrong with recruitment today.

The One Tool You Need to Write Compelling Job Postings (yep, just one)2019-01-23T17:05:50+00:00

How to Build an Inbound Recruiting Strategy

Remember posting a job and having countless star candidates apply? Yeah, me neither. That's because successful recruiting includes a combination of outbound and inbound recruiting. If your recruitment strategy doesn't include both,  you will be left behind... or have already been left behind like most failing traditional recruitment strategies. Now that we

How to Build an Inbound Recruiting Strategy2019-02-08T17:18:14+00:00