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2016

Don’t Out-kick Your Coverage

Believe it or not, this post was not necessarily motivated by the fact we are knee-deep into the greatness that is football season. Timing is right, however, for this particular message. Be careful you don't out-kick your coverage. Or at [...]

Six Seconds That Cost You Dearly….

It's one of the great statistics in recruiting..."Recruiters spend an average of six seconds reviewing a resume." According to The Ladders, 4.8 of those seconds are reviewing four areas; name, current position, current employer, and dates of employment. It seems [...]

Scattershooting…on Bosses Day

Here, on the most awkward of "celebrated" office days, it seems appropriate to share my own reflections about becoming a "boss." Being put in a people-manager position, like a lot of things, should also come with the warning of "careful [...]

Energizing Employees for Better Performance

What exactly is “energy” – in the social or workplace sense? There are a number of definitions and explanations, and perhaps this one gives us a good idea of what we are talking about: “Energy is ...a type of positive [...]

Chop Your Own Wood

External recruiters are a crutch. I need to be careful with this one, lest I misrepresent my point, but hear me out. What is "recruiting?" Visit different companies and you'll find the definition (and philosophy) differs quite a bit. Having [...]

5 Lessons My House Taught Me About Change Management

This.....is our house. This is the view from what used to be the kitchen, looking out towards what used to be our family room, behind which you can see what was once our patio. All of it in demoliton mode. [...]


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Five Good Rеаѕоnѕ tо Use Tеаm Building Activities in the Wоrkplace

This week Hardball introduces you to Ido Rabiner and his merry band of team-building gurus... All ѕuссеѕѕful соmраniеѕ undеrѕtаnd the importance of tеаm-building in the workplace. Helping employees get to know each other in a different context can help make [...]

Buy, Don’t Rent, Your Next Employee

Guess what confuses a potential hire more than any other intangible? Despite the courtship, the hospitality, and the grand treatment during the recruiting process, they still don't know one key nugget of information: "What's it REALLY like to work here?"  The [...]

Back Into The Frying Pan

For the last handful of years, I've been a free-range chicken, roaming from roost to roost spreading good cheer and occasional wisdom. The life of a consultant is one that doesn't suit everyone, but for me it felt like a [...]

Innovation Requires Touch

Fancy yourself as a recruiting innovator? One of the many wonderful things about LinkedIn, the number of evolutionary thinkers and great ideas ~ it's easy to start feeling like you can change the world. And now, it's time to make things happen [...]