Candidate Selection: Strategies to Consider

SELECTING CANDIDATES Create the draft, then sign the first pick. The beautiful part about this stage is that if you have effectively implemented the previous stages, this one will be an absolute breeze. What we’re doing here is tying up some loose ends, finalizing our decision, then making the offer to the candidate of our choice. BACKDOOR REFERENCING In the Read More

Build a Dream Team like its 1992

BUILD A DREAM TEAM Michael Jordan. . . Larry Bird. . . David Robinson. . . Magic Johnson.. .  The 1992 Dream Team was without a doubt the highest “Topgraded” group of basketball players ever put together. A big difference from the restrictions that the NBA Commissioner puts on Olympic Athletes nowadays, the 1992 Dream Team was an absolute steamroller. Read More

Filtering Candidates: Strategies to Consider

FILTERING CANDIDATES Separating the Cans from the Wills and the Wants. Once you have your initial slate of interested candidates and have driven a fair amount of activity, its time to look at ranking and comparing the different interested candidates. Here, we are looking back to some other resources we created in the first step of the recruiting process to Read More

Attracting Candidates: Strategies to Consider

ATTRACTING CANDIDATES Turning the apathetic into driven crusaders. Once you have your ammo and your sights set on your candidate map, its time to generate interest. In this case, we can’t use old style tricks. If we are going to be reaching out in great numbers, we can’t allow ourselves to become impersonal and robotic. The best candidates aren’t going Read More

Candidate Onboarding: Strategies to Consider

ONBOARDING CANDIDATES Ever have new-hires turn over quickly, or feel a bit frazzled or frantic during their first 90-180 days? No problem, just set up a standard onboarding procedure and guidelines in order to keep your new hire on the rails. Secure your talent and retain them with power. . .     CRUCIAL STATISTICS According to SHRM, companies lose Read More

Interviewing Candidates: Strategies to Consider

CANDIDATE INTERVIEW STRATEGIES Like Jeff Hyman would say in his best-selling book, Recruit Rockstars, you need to make your interview process as objective and standardized as possible so you don’t accidentally under or over-treat a candidate. So much of your decision can be influenced by emotions or personal connection with the candidate, we want to make sure that there’s an Read More