Category: Recruiting News

What’s happening in the world of recruiting, including new approaches, new technology, surveys, legal issues, and more.

How to Recruit a Dream Team Like Coach K’s?

Reminiscing about the 1992 Olympic “Dream Team,” considered by some to be the best assemblage of sports stars ever, coach Mike Krzyzewski asked 15,000 HR managers, “Wouldn’t you like to hire that team’s recruiter?” “Coach K” inspired attendants at the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) Annual Convention and Exposition held recently in Las Vegas. […]

Companies That Failed to Thrive—Is Yours Next?

Yesterday’s Advisor featured Consultant Scott Hamilton’s five steps to get away from legacy thinking and figure out what’s coming next. Today, we list and describe companies that failed to thrive, plus Hamilton’s five organizational trends for 2015. History and market velocity dictate that companies that ignore innovation will fail, Hamilton says. Kodak Kodak stopped being […]

Data May Be King, But Don’t Forget the Humans

Yesterday’s Advisor featured futurist Mike Walsh’s take on recruiting and managing employees in an environment that is quickly changing. Today, Walsh says we may be awash in data, but let’s not forget the human element. Walsh, a well-known prognosticator and author of the Dictionary of Dangerous Ideas, delivered his tips for preparing for the future […]

Prefer Harvard MBA or High-Ranking WOW Master?

What will it take to build a culture of engaged innovators who can keep our organizations successful? How do we spot the capabilities that will matter in the future? One corporate hiring manager summed it up this way: I’d rather hire a high-level master of World of Warcraft than a Harvard MBA. In his 10 […]

Build or Buy? How Supply Chain Principles Can Help HR

“Supply chain management.” It doesn’t sound like HR, but it is the language of management, say experts Jack Tootson and Lucia Erwin. It’s important to use this language with management because it’s the wording that management uses to talk about the products they produce. Tootson, CEO at Global Performance Management Systems Inc., and Erwin, CEO […]

Transgender Discrimination—When Does ‘He’ Become ‘She’

In yesterday’s Advisor, BLR® Legal Editor Jasmin Rojas, JD, took “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” star “Caitlyn” (formerly Bruce) Jenner’s recent introduction of herself as a transwoman as a starting point for a discussion of transgender discrimination. In today’s Advisor, Rojas offers practical tips for employers. What’s in a Name? Remember, names and pronouns are […]

HI, I’m ‘Caitlyn’ (Yesterday, I Was Bruce)

Online recruiting sounds easy, but it’s also easy to spin your wheels. In today’s Advisor, expert Chris Peterson offers practical tips for defying the odds and getting great results. With all the things recruiters have to worry about, here’s another: how to treat transgender applicants. The situation is suddenly front and center after the star […]

Alliance Management—Tour of Duty Template

In yesterday’s Advisor, Ben Casnocha, entrepreneur and cofounder of LinkedIn, shared his new vision for the employer/employee relationship: alliances for tours of duty. Today, a template for a tour of duty.