Tag Archives: retention

The Next Talent Battle Field

The war for talent has been a constant theme for years and will continue to be. Some will say that with high unemployment, business failures and faltering economies how can this be? But, in times of high turmoil and in … Continue reading

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In the News is Good News for Employee Retention

Now, I am not talking about scandalous news but good honest news about your company, your contributions to the community and your employees. Nothing but nothing helps to retain employees more effectively than positive press about what your company does … Continue reading

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Engagement Wars! – The New Recruiting Battlefield

Some recruiters think they can just post a job and great candidates will flock to it. Others rarely if ever pick up the phone and actually talk to candidates, using electronic media instead. Many hiring managers are too busy to … Continue reading

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7 Deadly Sins of Human Resources

I love wine! By the bottle by the case or the vineyard. My personal favorite is Californian Zinfandel. Most people kind of look me up and down when I say this, thinking what is a six-foot four 200+ pound guy … Continue reading

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Klout is the Future of Performance Management

Hate them or love them Klout is here to stay. While we may all question Klout’s scoring algorithms, we can probably all agree on the value of the outcome; identifying people with the ability to persuade via social media. So … Continue reading

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More Than Body Snatchers – The Search for a Great Search Partner

How do you define greatness when it comes to finding a search partner for your company? Is it all about just finding the best candidate for the opportunity at hand or is it more than that? Forget about the search … Continue reading

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Keeping the Attrition Monster at Bay – Why OnBoarding is the First Step

Companies work so hard at recruiting the best talent, rolling out the red carpet, increasing original offers, offering bonuses and other perks to attract the right candidates but once you’ve signed on the dotted line kiss the best behaviors goodbye. … Continue reading

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Cannibalization of HR – Save Recruiting from Being the Next Victim

Recently I read a great book called In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the whaleship Essex. It tells the true life story of a whaling ship from Nantucket in the 1820’s which was sunk by a rogue … Continue reading

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Top 10 Reasons Why HR Hates Recruiters and Vice Versa

To many in the business world, recruiters are the cowboys of the wild west, swaggering into the bar, a cocky tilt to their hat, six shooters blazing, while HR the barkeeper stands protectively behind the bar,  dressed in conservative fashion, … Continue reading

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The Best Investment your Company can Make to Attract Top Talent

I see so many companies waste a ton of money and time on advertisements , job boards, ATS’s , specialized databases,  magazine placements, search firms and much more but they neglect the most powerful tool at the disposal of corporate … Continue reading

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