Hiring Great Is A Team Sport


When it comes to filling open positions, the relationship between hiring managers and HR is equal parts exhilaration and exasperation. Hiring managers want the best people available and they want them identified, screened, interviewed and hired yesterday. And both are balancing the demands of hiring with numerous other tasks and responsibilities. So, what’s the best way to avoid miscommunication and misalignment and to work together as a team during the hiring process?

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Hiring Great Is A Team Sport


When it comes to filling open positions, the relationship between hiring managers and HR is equal parts exhilaration and exasperation. Hiring managers want the best people available and they want them identified, screened, interviewed and hired yesterday. And both are balancing the demands of hiring with numerous other tasks and responsibilities. So, what’s the best way to avoid miscommunication and misalignment and to work together as a team during the hiring process?

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Why You Should Be Recruiting Ex-Sports Professionals.

BroadBean Technology

And sports professionals and elite athletes have them all built-in; at world-class, Olympic, gold standard levels. Sir Richard Branson’s written about it ( https://www.virgin.com/richard-branson/10-reasons-why-businesses-should-hire-former-athletes ), and recent research has proven it*, showing the immense value that this exceptional community has to offer. Resilience. Determination. Teamwork. Confidence. Drive. Motivation. Focus. Tenacity. Courage. Leadership. Passion. Sacrifice.

Finding Her Sport: Being Part of the Team in a Startup Environment


I was pretty familiar with how broken insurance was," says Carrie, who was interested in the mission, as well as the chance to be their first full-time hire and help build the product from the ground up. It's like the only sport I've ever been good at is startups," says Carrie.

Contender or Pretender? Identifying Both in Sports and at Work

Recruiting Daily Advisor

It’s a recurring segment in sports media, and a fun talking point amongst fans, where the debate is whether a team is “for real,” particularly early in the season. Obviously, in sports, there are always upsets and surprises, but the more information you compile the more accurately you are able to predict who will be the top teams heading into the playoffs at the end of a grueling regular season. Identifying Both in Sports and at Work appeared first on Recruiting Daily Advisor.

Nurse Recruitment: A Contact Sport


After all, all you have to do is track an applicant through the interview and hiring process. These are nurses who were perhaps the 2 nd or 3 rd best candidate for a position, and simply did not get hired because another position was not available. It is those hundreds of graduate nurses, who you could not hire two years ago, but have since gone to work for your competitors. The post Nurse Recruitment: A Contact Sport appeared first on Jobvite.

What If Your Employee Salaries Looked More Like Sports Contracts?

Staffing Talk

And you can call me a nut all you want, but there’s probably a thing or two to learn from making employee salaries look more like sports contracts. Every clause, option, and consideration in modern sports contracts materialized for a reason. In the rest of this article, I’ll cover roughly a dozen sports contract concepts that may have some translation to the rest of the business world. The sports world deals with it all the time.

See Something, Say Something? (The Astros)

Fistful of Talent

The bench coach, Alex Cora – who was implicated during this incident in 2017 with the Astros – was hired as the Boston Red Sox manager in 2018 and then won the world series with Boston the same year. Sport often imitates life and specifically business.

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Duck Season, Wabbit Season, Conference Season, and March Madness: Part 2

Fistful of Talent

First, let’s talk about college basketball and the analogy between making the tournament (men’s or women’s) and getting hired for a job you’re interviewing for. Choosing the bubble teams: What are the intangibles when it comes down to the last four teams, or in hiring, the last two candidates? Yes, it is time for March Madness. Spring is definitely in the air.

How human capital can help the sports industry win


Sports organizations, like other businesses, are facing critical human capital issues related to the future of work, the rise of the social enterprise, and the workforce’s increasing expectation for an irresistible employee experience. To excel in this disruptive environment and be well positioned to adapt in an ever-changing industry, sports organizations must reevaluate their priorities and adopt a holistic approach to managing human capital and driving performance.

Through Hell and High Water: Your People Strategy

Fistful of Talent

Beer was certainly part of that celebration, and Budweiser produced another tear-inducing spot that gave props to a city and team that went through “hell and high water” Going through hell and high water wasn’t necessarily on the mind of Jeff Luhnow when he was hired as the Astros’ GM to resuscitate the franchise.

Recruiters are from Venus. Hiring Managers are from Mars

Social Talent

But how does this relate to hiring managers and recruiters? . One of the most common gripes I’ve witnessed is the strained relationship between hiring managers and recruiters. It’s the only way to achieve a successful culture of hiring. . How have we historically hired for this?

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An unusual employee incentive + A webinar for the people + Social media’s destruction + Parallels of work and sport


HIRING FOR HR ROLES? The post An unusual employee incentive + A webinar for the people + Social media’s destruction + Parallels of work and sport appeared first on Uncubed. Blog Career Culture Hiring HR NewsletterHave your HR jobs featured in this email for free, and pls give this newsletter a shoutout on LinkedIn using whatever choice words you’d like.

Why You Need to Make Recruiting and Hiring a Team Sport


Hiring stellar talent takes planning, constant communication, and solid execution. That’s why the best hiring occurs when everyone is on the same page and working together. Here’s how to jumpstart your hiring with a healthy dose of teamwork. Without it, hiring managers and recruiters are at cross purposes. Otherwise, the hiring process slows to a crawl, costing time, money, and good candidates. Are referrals your worst performing source of hires?

2020 trends the hiring world needs to know

Social Talent

As we tiptoe towards 2020 it’s time to reflect on the hiring industry and examine the future landscape. Johnny Campbell has worked with companies like Amadeus, AXA and Gilead to help them shape their future hiring strategies. Consumer-like hiring experience.

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Every Agency recruiter in the world must see these numbers.

Greg Savage

Criticising agency recruiters seems like a global sport sometimes. Future of recruitment Hiring Trends HR Tech Recruitment Recruitment Trends future of recruitment hr tech recruitmentRecruiters cop a lot of flak. Just peruse LinkedIn on any given day.

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Your Next Recruiting Goal Should be to Make Candidates Feel “Seen, Heard, and Remembered”

Fistful of Talent

A great candidate journey can’t be reserved just for those you hire. That could be crucial for your talent pipeline down the road, as 88% of recruiters say that have, at some point, gone back and hired a “ silver medalist ” — or person who was previously passed over for hire. But whether that’s a candidate, new hire, or your partner — doing so could make all the difference.

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3 Talent Trends HR Shares with The Winter Olympics

Fistful of Talent

The 2018 Winter Olympics are just beginning, but the anticipation of great competition and hyper-sports analogies are in full blast. The New Talent: Internal freelancers, pop-up organizations , predictive analytics in hiring and planning, recruiting intact teams, and talent sharing among organizations. The Olympics. The beauty. The drama. The similarities to our work world.

HR In The New World Of Work – Through The Lens Of A Customer

Fistful of Talent

Nike is the biggest sports footwear and apparel company in the world, commanding $34.4 These drivers include fluid team performance vs. individual performance, inclusivity beyond hiring quotas and throwing out hierarchy and org charts. Nike has been in the headlines lately. Emerging from those headlines is the story of a significant loss of opportunity within a key segment of Nike’s customers.

Growth Hiring: The six strategic steps for success

Social Talent

Not only that, but you’ll need to make these hires, well… yesterday. If the success of the business depends on getting these hires right, how can you guarantee you’ll achieve this, and at serious scale? Prioritise your hiring needs. From a hiring perspective, this isn’t helpful.

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Events From 2017 That Will Make a Lasting Impact in the Workplace

Fistful of Talent

Watt (and Jose Altuve) were named Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year. “ When devastation hit his city of Houston in late August, J.J. This surfaces a slew of HR implications: training, revising applications, gathering market data, rethinking the hiring process and each point of contact, etc. And as more and more states adopt this way of thinking, the hiring process becomes even more complex and competitive.

Pro Tips to Encourage More Efficient Hiring Team Communication

ClearCompany Recruiting

In order for your company to attract top talent and hire A Players, there needs to be an open and strong line of communication between all those who are involved in the hiring process. Without a strong collaboration and common ground between recruiters and hiring managers, the goal will fail, time and efforts will be wasted and it will result in a defeated recruitment process. Transition to a Collaborative Hiring Process. But who should be on your hiring team?

How The Rise of Luka Doncic Shines a Light on Multiple Hiring Biases

Fistful of Talent

We hear it constantly- whether we’re deep in a Sex and City binge watch, or executives lamenting a hire they missed years ago that turned out to be their biggest competitor. Hiring managers in all industries exhibit forms of competition bias.

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How to Coach Hiring Managers for the Big Win!


Recruiting is a team sport and hiring managers are key players in the game of talent acquisition. Scoring big wins early can be mutually beneficial for everyone involved, from candidates, to recruiters, to hiring managers, to stakeholders. The post How to Coach Hiring Managers for the Big Win! appeared first on ERE Media

Danica Patrick Teams Up with Glassdoor to Speed Up Hiring

Glassdoor for Employers

With a remarkable driving career, Danica Patrick has made a name for herself as a top contender in a sport dominated by. Employer Branding Featured competition danica patrick Hiring planning

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Hiring Former Athletes as a Recruiting Strategy – Genius or a Cop-Out?

Fistful of Talent

Was with an SVP of a pretty cool company a couple of months back and he lamented what he considers to be a broken recruiting strategy – hiring former jocks for sales positions. He considered the approach broken due to the track record of the “usual suspects” his company hired for AE spots – former jocks – but outlined that the primary reason for the systematic failure of the AEs in question was their intellectual capacity to pull off a consultative-style sale. Interesting hire.

COVID-19 Disrupts the Hiring Landscape

Recruiting Daily Advisor

By now, it should come as no surprise that the hiring market isn’t what it was at the beginning of 2020. Given the pandemic, you would assume healthcare hiring would be at its peak, but employment in the healthcare industry actually fell by 61,000 jobs.

5 Ways to Get Your Hiring Managers (More) Involved


Getting hiring managers as excited about recruiting as you are can often be a challenge. As hiring picks up in the new year, fostering the idea of recruiting as a team sport will lead to better hires, faster. Our Director of HR, Corey Berkey, helps us all practice what we preach here at JazzHR and suggests some quick tips to get hiring managers excited about bringing new members on the team: Make sure everything is funneled through your ATS.

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Think Before You Hire! 10 Common Mistakes Made in Rushing the Recruitment Process

ExactHire Recruiting

Hiring is one of the most critical tasks and challenges an organization faces. Even with a gainfully employed talent acquisition staff, the struggle to keep up with today’s hiring needs promotes a rushed approach to the recruitment process. When you rush through the hiring process, you make mistakes and miss critical steps. You may be in such a hurry, you hire “good enough.” Rushing a hiring decision and overlooking a few critical steps can lead to a host of problems.

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Soccer Is Destined To Fail In The U.S.! Just Like Your Hiring Strategy…

Fistful of Talent

The World Cup for soccer is like the Olympics for every other sport. is not one of the top 32 teams in a sport that most of the world plays as their number one sport. If you go to other countries around the world you’ll notice one big difference when it comes to sport, and especially youth sports. The more I get into my career in HR and Talent Acquisition, I’m realizing so many companies are hiring like the U.S.

5 Reasons Why You Should Hire Athletes In Sales

Social Talent

I love sport. I’ve played GAA (Ireland’s national sport) right up to the highest level, and it’s something that has most likely defined me as a person. When I was asked if I wanted to write a blog for Social Talent’s “Blog Takeover Extravaganza”, I knew I only wanted to write about one thing – my experience with sport and the positive influence I believe it has on a person’s business performance.

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4 Recruitment Strategies That Will Boost Your Hiring


The practice of talent acquisition is often thought of as a competition—a sport that takes place on a big field where companies compete to get the best quality candidates. But even though speed is important in hiring, the process in its entirety is less like a sprint and more like a marathon. A good talent. Tech & Tools recruitment marketing recruitment strategy

Talent Management Lessons from the 2020 NFL Draft

Fistful of Talent

None of the core aspects of hiring was changed. First, intangibles need to be considered in selecting new hires. OK, now you know I’m a big NY Giants football fan (along with my passion for my NY Mets) and I can’t wait for pro sports to start up again….But

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Why Bad Hires Happen to Good Recruiters

Recruiting Daily

Nothing sucks worse than making a bad hire. When that happens, recruiters have no one to blame but themselves for failing to meet the one objective that’s the most critical hiring outcome there is. What makes it even worse is that, in hindsight, almost every single bad hire could easily have been avoided before ever extending an offer. So why do bad hires happen to good recruiters in the first place? It’s not like any recruiter plans on making a bad hire.

Stay Compliant With Hiring Laws As Your Workforce Grows


Bass agreed to pay a class of Hispanic and African-American applicants who claimed they weren’t hired based on their race. As part of the settlement, the EEOC ordered Bass to proactively increase diversity hiring. The chain of sporting goods stores agreed to recruit at minority colleges/trade schools and post jobs in publications popular with underrepresented groups. Hiring laws should be taken as seriously as, well…a $10 million check. million.

Can Hiring Teams Work?

Recruiting Daily

I imagine being a candidate for selection in the NFL Draft must be one of the most intense hiring processes – and we all get to witness it. Anticipating a call, a message, a justification for the sacrifice they’ve made all these years for the sport they love. As I watch them, sitting anxiously with their family and friends, I can see so many parallels to the hiring situation we work in today, and a few parallels I’m glad don’t exist. See, football is a team sport.

7 Ways Tech Hiring Will Change in 2021

4 Corner Resources Staffing Blog

The 2020 Future of Work Study ¹ gathered opinions and predictions from 240 tech industry higher-ups on everything from the most critical skills to IT hiring in the wake of Covid-19. Others show tech hiring trends from 2019 and 2020 picking up additional momentum.

December 2019 Job Report Recap: Key Takeaways and Hiring Tips


Given the hiring challenges in this tight labor market and increasing number of women in the workforce, what can your team do to attract qualified, diverse job applicants? Speed Up Your Hiring Process . The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently released its December 2019 jobs report.

5 Ways Veterans Can Improve Their Resume and Get Hired in the Tech Sector


Companies across the country regularly announce their desire and commitment to hiring veterans. There is a significant gap between companies wanting to hire veterans and veterans landing jobs – particularly in the technology sector. However, you can’t expect hiring managers to keep up.

Quality Recruiting—Your Customer Service Depends On It


If you haven't heard these sayings, just watch any Disney sports movie and you're bound to hear it once or twice. These type of saying are typically applied to sports, however they can—and should—be applied to any type of group of people working together. Recruiting Franchise Hiring Hiring Tips HiringWe’ve all heard the sayings about teamwork before: “there’s no “I” in team” or “a chain (team) is only as strong as its weakest link.”