Sure, there are some interesting "sourcing" products you'll see sponsoring all of the big events. But are they worth it? I should know, after all, I was part of the beta programs.
Let me tell you now that you don't need to pay a ridiculous subscription fee to get your team started with a robust talent sourcing…Continue
Added by James Chmielinski on March 1, 2017 at 9:44am — No Comments
How do you establish a relationship? You can't have a meaningful relationship without conversations and you need to align on context to start the conversation. Only then can the ongoing conversation become the relationship, right?
In the following two-part series, we will introduce two playbooks to make this happen:
Added by James Chmielinski on January 10, 2017 at 5:30pm — No Comments
For recruiting leaders, people operation teams, talent-supply chain pros, and ambitious leads wanting a competitive edge.
Think about how exciting an origin story can be. We always want to know why and how things came to be. But why is it exciting to us and more importantly, why do we seek understanding?
As an industry, we have to do…Continue
Added by James Chmielinski on January 2, 2017 at 5:22pm — No Comments
First, click on the 'start a project' button located in the header on every page:
This will take you to the 'post a project' screen:…
Added by James Chmielinski on December 30, 2016 at 4:20pm — No Comments
Hiring season is in full swing with recruiting agencies circling employers like sharks. Today's climate in the staffing world reminds me of the staffing spike in 2006. Back then, submitting the right candidate to a prospective client got you in the door and ensured, fast-track placements. This time around, it may get you in the door but it doesn't…Continue
Added by James Chmielinski on December 22, 2016 at 2:43pm — No Comments
If you are a recruiting agent, you think that you influence a hire. In reality, corporate teams marginalize your efforts. You are powerless in their world.....unless you understand the world as they see it.
The more you understand the problems facing your internal corporate recruiting teams, the better you can position yourself as a…Continue
Added by James Chmielinski on December 12, 2016 at 5:25pm — No Comments
As your passionate recruiting manager, I give everything I've got to find and keep the people we hire and grow your company in a way that makes people proud to do work here. You respond by telling me I am not hiring fast enough, yet I work overtime...I work weekends...I am typically the first person in the office to smile at candidates and I'm the last…Continue
Added by James Chmielinski on December 12, 2016 at 5:24pm — No Comments
Do any recruiting professionals remember a time when a recurring problem was identified in their recruiting group and data was used to diagnose and solve the problem? Was actionable data ever used to improve the situation? Anyone? Bueller?
I asked myself this question and my answer was "no." Recruiting teams are people-driven…Continue
Added by James Chmielinski on December 8, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments
Corporate recruiting departments lack financial transparency and accountability needed to align agency hiring performance with authorized incentives. In some cases, it's designed that way, making "kickbacks" a sad yet common (and all too casual) practice resulting in unauthorized incentives and unsanctioned, preferential treatment. I've heard the stories…Continue
Added by James Chmielinski on December 4, 2016 at 5:12pm — No Comments
Candidates you recruit want you to connect and follow up with them, tactfully.
Here are five tips to help you get started on the right track:
1. Deliver a business reason
Why is there a match? Make sure that you are direct and transparent about why you are reaching out to your…Continue
Added by James Chmielinski on December 1, 2016 at 12:51pm — No Comments
In this Recruiter Hangout, Bill Vick and James Chmielinski discuss the impact that technology will have on the future of recruiting and sourcing. Gone are the days of the huge all-in-one platform. The new generation of Millennials are independent entrepreneurs, who want choice. Watch now to learn what Bill and James think about the generation gaps, and how software and apps…
Added by James Chmielinski on December 1, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments
An average recruiter will spend 8 hours qualifying 100-200 candidates daily...
1 hour sourcing
1 hour referring
3 hours screening
1 hour lunching
1 hour processing…
Added by James Chmielinski on November 1, 2015 at 11:10pm — No Comments
Added by James Chmielinski on October 10, 2015 at 9:00pm — No Comments
My name is James Chmielinski and I am a believer of passion and performance.
From an early age, I was competing on baseball fields and the performance + competition bug has never left me. I want to be the best. I can't help it but the grind can have its downfall. When you are the only one in the room competing.…Continue
Added by James Chmielinski on October 5, 2015 at 6:57pm — No Comments
Unless you've worked for a $100M talent acquisition performance management program in the heart of San Francisco, you may not know how to streamline recruiting agency performance in a programmatic fashion. Newer companies don't measure agency performance on anything but a case by "hire" case, neglecting performance data that…Continue
Added by James Chmielinski on September 26, 2015 at 1:47pm — No Comments