A 3 min excerpt from an interview of Ken Lane, director of talent acquisition at Cliffs Natural Resources an international mining and natural resources company. A member of the S&P 500 Index, the Company is a major global iron ore producer and a significant producer of high- and low-volatile metallurgical coal.Read more
The neuroscience of love is a fascinating subject, summarized in this short video from Scientific American below. You can see why we prefer some people and not others. That is exactly why when you interview candidates-even if you don't 'fall' in love with them-you always have preferences, and those will impact your judgment. So what can we do about it?Read more
After reading an article about Harvard Business School admissions, where about 12% of applicants are accepted, I think all organizations can learn one thing regarding recommendations or reference checking, and one thing about motivation assessment.
When I saw the chart below, it became clear to me why third party recruiters still have such a share,.... they spend more of their budget on assessing candidates and making sure the quality is there. As long as most of the budget of corporations is spent on sourcing (job boards, print,...), they can't claim the strategic relevance and role search firms have. To learn how companies improve quality of hire, read our white paper on it here.Read more