Dr. Dewett returns as a member of the HRExaminer Editorial Advisory Board. Dr. Dewett is a leadership expert and professor at Wright State University, author, speaker, trainer, consultant, and Harley nut. Full Bio… Training—Why Do We Waste So Much Money? by Todd Dewett I often argue with executives when they demand to see an ROI for […]
This new form of referral, divorced from all of its social intimacy, is the crap that many social media recruiting tools are peddling. Since Andresson-Horrowitz founded Top Prospect, there has been a rush of lemmings racing towards the nirvana of socia media generated referrals. For all of the supposed innovation in that segment, there sure is a lot of chase the bunny going on.
Referrals 1 Referrals are the best way to find new employees, right? Sort of. You are no more likely to hire all of your employees through a referral program than you are to broil everything you eat. When you’re hunting for team members who will give the company a powerful competitive edge in a specific […]
Why That New Metrics Initiative Will Destroy Your HR Career By Bob Corlett "If you are not steeped in metrics now, don't borrow them from some other organization. Instead, look at two or three things that consistently drive results in your organization (like hiring great people), and then start looking for ways you can have […]
Heather Bussing is a returning contributor to our HRExaminer Editorial Advisory Board. Heather has practiced employment and business law for over 20 years. She has represented employers, unions and employees in every aspect of employment and labor law including contract negotiations, discrimination and wage hour issues. While the courtroom is a place she’s very familiar […]
Recruiting, as currently practiced, is a defensive and reactive process full of promotional techniques. Placing an ad on a job board, hiring a staffing or search firm, and, filling a requirement after it is identified are all reactive behaviors executed in defense of a set of circumstances that happen out of the control of the recruiter.
The single largest myth about HR is that so called ‘best practices’ are somehow transferable between organizations and functions regardless of the organization and the function. In Recruiting circles, people will tell you with a straight face that Recruiting is the same thing regardless of the setting. The idea is that something about hiring a barista is somehow related to hiring a public company CEO.
Bob Corlett returns to the HRExaminer Editorial Advisory Board. Bob has worked in staffing and consulting for over 25 years. He is the founder and President of Staffing Advisors, a retained search firm near Washington DC. He developed The Results-Based Hiring Process® and is one of Washington’s best known thought leaders on staffing and recruiting. Full Bio… […]
Have you read the new report from HRxAnalysts, “What HR Thinks and Feels”? Whether or not you’ve purchased the report (it costs $1,195), you’ll probably want to attend the webinar hosted by Starr Tincup tomorrow, April 19 at noon Central time. If you already have something scheduled for that time slot, you should cancel it. […]
Does HR Hold Any Real Power? "HR's vocal critics are predominantly male and focused on the department's seeming inability to cash in its own chips while complaining about the need for more of them. A more useful approach might be to help HR Practitioners gain effectiveness in organizational politics or to help illuminate the real […]