Eric Putkonen's Blog – August 2015 Archive (6)

Measuring Quality of Hire – Part Two

In a prior article, “The Minimum Requirement for Improving Quality of Hire,” I spoke about the need for determining quality of hire and shared an idea…

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Added by Eric Putkonen on August 27, 2015 at 8:30am — 4 Comments

Pitching Jobs With Inspiration

After recently watching a TED Talk called “How Great Leaders Inspire Action” by Simon Sinek, I was struck how the same concepts are immediately applicable to our job posts and how we pitch the jobs we recruit for.

In the video, Simon Sinek shared his golden circle and the following definition of terms:

What – What we do

How –…

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Added by Eric Putkonen on August 23, 2015 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Why is Missing in Most Job Posts and Initial Conversations

After recently watching a TED Talk called “How Great Leaders Inspire Action” by Simon Sinek, I was struck how the same concepts are immediately applicable to our job posts and how we pitch the jobs we recruit for.

In the video, Simon Sinek shared his golden circle and the following definition of terms:…

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Added by Eric Putkonen on August 23, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Why We Must Simplify the Job Application Process

When was the last time you applied for a job?

Have you tried applying to a job in your own company lately?…

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Added by Eric Putkonen on August 19, 2015 at 8:00am — 3 Comments

The Minimum Requirement for Improving Quality of Hire

Skipping all suspense, I will just say that the minimum requirement for improving quality of hire is that the quality of the hire is measured.

As Peter Drucker said,

If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it.

Well, duh (some of you might be thinking).  I know…it seems obvious.  However, do you get any reports on how well your hires are…

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Added by Eric Putkonen on August 11, 2015 at 8:21am — 1 Comment

Transparency to Increase Trust, Tenure, & Talent Pool

As a long time recruiter, I have been privy to all the secrets that we hold as recruiters and I believe that for modern-day recruiting – we need transparency.

What do I mean?  Here are three examples off the top of my head:

1.

Per…

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Added by Eric Putkonen on August 3, 2015 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

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