Famous writers like David Mamet know how to hold an audience’s attention like few others. Good dramatic writing is to effective business writing as coffee is to closers.
The first reason local recruiting is important is that small businesses are virtually all local operations. They only hire locally. Local Recruiting doesn’t mean narrowing your search. It means starting locally and working up.
With hundreds, maybe even thousands of communications tools at your disposal, what in the world do you do? It will certainly feel overwhelming unless you have a strategy for dealing with the noise level.
The weird thing about most companies that sell new recruiting tools is that they don’t really understand the value they are delivering. They’ve never been recruiters.
Our five links this week include: Talent Communities, The Skills Gap, Robots Will Take Our Jobs, The Post Productive Economy, and Three Lessons for the Industrial Internet from publishers like ADP, Wired, O’Reilly, BizJournals and Kevin Kelly. Plus, see our Events, Interesting Happenings and New Resources at the end of this post.
Here are a couple of posts from just about a decade ago. The industry has been working over that time to clarify the definitions of talent pools, talent communities and so on. These two are a meditation on the business of attracting and nourishing talent. Just outside of the greenhouse (our offices) is […]