Eric Putkonen's Blog – December 2015 Archive (2)

Don’t You Wish Employee Referrals Were Better?

We all know that employee referrals are one of the best sources of hire; however, referral quality beats referral quantity.  But do you measure the quality of your employee referrals?

I have seen the same situation in several companies and heard it from multiple peers, many of the employee referrals are crap.  We see referrals that don’t meet the minimum qualifications.  We see referrals that are beyond what the position pays.  We see referrals that…


Added by Eric Putkonen on December 22, 2015 at 12:47pm — No Comments

Talent Community: Targeting Active or Passive Candidates?

Over the years I have worked on establishing new talent communities and I have supported or worked within already established talent communities.  I have also visited other companies’ social media sites and talent communities.  One question comes to mind for me – who are they trying to target?  Active job seekers or people who are just trying to learn more about them because they might want to work for you some day?

It is an…


Added by Eric Putkonen on December 7, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments


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