Employer Brand and The Rules of Your Tribe

“When you live your cultural values and you can clearly define the rules of the tribe, the employer brand isn’t just a promise or a proposition. It’s a clear definition, and introduction, and a gateway to the tribe.” - Susan Strayer LaMotte
 

Employer Brand: Member of the Tribe

“An employer brand is nothing without culture. And culture is the delivery of the promise. That’s where the tribe comes in. When asked what culture is, I use the word tribe. A functioning tribe has rules to join, rules to leave, and rules that keep the tribe running smoothly.” - Susan Strayer LaMotte
 

Ducking Risk and Shifting Blame in Hiring

“Hiring is the single riskiest responsibility for most managers. Like the Kobayashi Maru, hiring appears to be a no-win scenario – the perfect storm of problematic job responsibilities.” - Bob Corlett
 

5 Assumptions That Lead to Hiring Failure

Hiring is very easy to do badly, and very hard to do well. So what causes most failures? Bob Corlett discusses five key assumptions that derail the hiring process.
 

Hiring is like a Tango

“Could you win a tango competition by placing an ad for a dance partner, and then, before the dance, using a written test to determine your “fit” with each applicant? Of course not. So why would you hire that way?” – Bob Corlett
 

Candidate Experiences (It’s Plural)

Like cramming for a math final after skipping the class all semester, the active job hunter is faced with a sea of conflicting number one priorities.
 

Your Recruiting Process Assumes Harvard Grads Cause Shark Attacks

So what do sharks and Harvard grads have to do with recruiting? Bob Corlett explains.
 

5 Easy Assumptions That Lead to Hiring Failure

Hiring is very easy to do badly, and very hard to do well. So what causes most failures? Bob Corlett discusses five key assumptions that derail the hiring process.
 

Hiring is a Tango

“if your hiring process allows you stand back with your arms crossed in judgement, you are being tricked into the wrong frame of mind.” –Bob Corlett
 

Shifting Blame and Ducking Risk in Hiring

Hiring is the single riskiest responsibility for most managers. Like the Kobayashi Maru, hiring appears to be a no-win scenario – the perfect storm of problematic job responsibilities.