I cut my talent acquisition teeth within the agency recruiting world. My former employer’s internal hiring strategy is simple; find hungry, motivated, and aggressive individuals with little to no recruiting experience. Break, and then rebuild them using a developed and defined method. Think of it as a “recruiting boot-camp.” Similar to the military, you emerge more structured, more processed, and less independent.
Recently I examined, “Does Job History Matter?” People often place too much weight on job history. To break out of the corrosive recruiting habit of job history over capabilities and cultural fit, here are some conversation starters to consider when speaking with candidates: Read more
Interviewing is a philosophy not a science; theory, not fact. Like philosophy, there is a fine line between the very good, and the utterly awful. Unfortunately, we all tend to develop interviewing ego.
We become poisoned by the power of judgment. We’re twisted by the notion that every question asked is without fault. Read more