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Yves Lermusi

Yves Lermusi (aka Lermusiaux) is CEO & co-founder of Checkster. Mr. Lermusi is a well known public speaker and a Career and Talent industry commentator. He is often quoted in the leading business media worldwide, including Fortune, The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Business Week, and Time Magazine. His articles and commentary are published regularly in online publications and business magazines. Mr. Lermusi was named one of the “100 Most Influential People in the Recruiting Industry” and his blog has been recognized as the best third party blog.
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Google for Jobs: The Future of Intense Job Poaching?

By Yves Lermusi

Google announced its coming release of Google for jobs, after having closed its alpha on its jobs API we were expecting it. Where could it lead us?

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Understanding Generation Z (after Millennials) for Talent Attraction

By Yves Lermusi

Generation Z (born between 1995 and 2010) accounts for 60 million in the US, being digital natives, they are nostalgic of a pre-digital world. 52% of them would love to have their digital footprint completely deleted, and 83% are nostalgic of the pre-digital days!  They want real exchange, virtual tours or AI pre-canned answers may not cut it.  However, you can engage many of those already because 41% of teens are doing some type of gig work today.

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Machines are Already Better at Sourcing Candidates Than Recruiters

By Yves Lermusi

This year's ERE show for the recruiting industry was full of sourcing tools that not only search your ATS database, but also social networks and the web.  Some even look at your job descriptions and learn and refine the results of the sourcing as you rank them.  

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"GoogleHire" Future Free ATS to Boost Core Google Properties?

By Yves Lermusi

Does Google hope to grow its core offering by disrupting the recruiting software space and offering a free ATS?

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AI Will Kill Recruiters, How Will We Re-Invent Them?

By Yves Lermusi

A recent HBR article shows that between 1900 and 1990, the population of farmers in the United States went from 30 million to 3 million all while the country's population more than tripled. In other words, 97% of the farmers disappeared, 3% of the jobs were kept but changed dramatically, the cause: automation.  

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Epigenetics as an Analogy for Managing Talent and HR?

By Yves Lermusi

What is more important spending your time building a culture of performance or hiring top performers?  

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Google’s Culture Criteria for Good Hires

By Yves Lermusi

We saw how integrity is a key criteria for Warren Buffett for his hiring, how about Google?  

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Warren Buffett’s 3 Criteria for a Good Hire (video)

By Yves Lermusi

What do you look for to make a good hire?  How do you know what you should look for or avoid? These are questions we often address with our customers, and are the foundation of any good recruiting initiative.  Warren Buffett’s 3 well known attributes are: Intelligence, Energy and integrity (see video here), and if you don’t have have integrity, the first two attributes will kill your organization. With energy and intelligence alone,you will have a company of smart industrious crooks.  

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The most important decision in life—and in business

By Yves Lermusi

I often joke about the fact that after your spouse, the most important decision in life is “how are you going to spend your time.” If you miss just one of these decisions your days or your nights will be miserable…

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Just What Does a Reference Check After the Interview Mean, Anyway?

By Yves Lermusi
Many people ask what it means if an employer does a reference check after interviewing a job seeker, and the simple answer is that it means they are interested in you.
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