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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.
 

How Bad Glassdoor Reviews Affect Recruiting

Bob Corlett writes on the growing importance of online employer reviews at Glassdoor and how to respond to negative reviews online.
 

5 Links: Unconscious Bias

This week, we talked about conscious bias in Discrimination v. Reality. Here are five links that talk about unconscious bias in hiring, leadership, algorithms, and culture.
 

How to Talk to an ATS

Recently Chris Havrilla spoke to a group of law students about applying for jobs and learning how to speak ‘ATS.’
 

Business & Recruiting Leaders Rise Up: Quality versus Quantity

“There is no way you can have a competitive advantage and out-recruit your competitors on talent when you have commoditized the recruiting function.” – Teela Jackson