Category Archives: Lean Recruiting

How to Generate 20 Job Candidate Referrals in 20 Minutes

People are generous. When you ask for their help in the right way, you’ll be amazed at the result. Including when you ask for referrals to top talent. In this video, I walk you through a four-step process that can land you 20 job candidate referrals in just 20 minutes.

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Why Talking is Undermining Your Hiring Process

It’s been said that talk is cheap. Actually, it’s quite expensive. Too much talking can undermine your hiring process, ending up in costly hiring mistakes. In this video, I share three ways to cut down the talking.

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Fat-Free Hiring

Did you know that automation could be slowing down your hiring? Why? Because it may not be the right automation. And you may not be using automation correctly for your circumstances. Watch this video to learn the questions you must ask to ensure that you’re engaged in fat-free hiring.

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Powerlessness and Hiring Don’t Mix

Feeling powerless is one of the darker aspects of being human. Whether you’re a parent who can’t stop an illness from ravaging your defenseless child, or you’re at home on the couch watching a television newscast about the latest violent attack in the Middle East, you all—we all—experience powerlessness at some point during life. Much …

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Turking for Talent

While Miley Cyrus made a similar sounding word famous for all the wrong reasons, Talent Turking is a different set of moves that allows companies to reduce their Labor Factor, the amount of time and effort necessary to generate viable candidates and fill jobs. Decreasing the Labor Factor is a key move in achieving Lean Recruiting—increasing the speed …

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Waiting for Talent is Unacceptable

We live in an on-demand world. Every day, we access more and more products and services at the click of a mouse, touch of a button, or by dialing our phones. Many companies have installed apps, websites, and other devices allowing their employees to order food, report updates, and procure supplies the moment they are …

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Instantaneous Hiring: The Next Frontier of Talent Acquisition

“If you’re lucky enough to live in an Instacart zip code, you’ve already experienced the sheer joy of ordering Costco via your phone and having it delivered to your door two hours later,” states Leah McKelvey, Sr. Director, Sales & Partnerships at ClearEdge Marketing. “Have services like Instacart shifted expectations on the professional side too? Yes” In …

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Effort is the Enemy

Hiring managers typically need that empty seat filled yesterday, yet they often wait until tomorrow or a series of tomorrow’s before that happens. It is this very gap between yesterday and tomorrow that holds one of the greatest opportunities for staffing and recruiting firms. The staffing industry can quickly elevate its reputation by more consistently …

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Leaning Out in Recruiting

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