Category: Elevating Recruiting

Elevating Recruiting: 10, Talent Nirvana: Transform Your Company Into a Hiring Machine

As he said to me over coffee one day, “Companies can’t go public in this day and age, unless people believe they are a hiring machine” John Zagula, Founder and...

/ October 4, 2018

Elevating Recruiting: 9, What Makes a Great Recruiter?

You’re ready to hire your first recruiter. Go forth! It took lots of trial and error for me to learn how to hire great recruiters and if you can benefit...

/ September 13, 2018

Elevating Recruiting: 8, It All Comes Down to This: Showtime

Tech companies: despite how we feel like we’re swimming in them now, they should still be considered a relatively new kind of company. Not until the late 80’s did technology...

/ August 2, 2018

Elevating Recruiting: 7, Test & Learn / Metrics / Data Driven

As a team, we say we’re getting better 400 times per year. The number -- 400 -- signifies how many people we’ll hire in a year. Our goal is to

/ July 5, 2018

Elevating Recruiting: 6, Curation

One of our previous client engagements resulted in us hiring 20 people, mostly engineering, in a 7 month period for a 100 person tech company. We did this by running...

/ June 8, 2018

Elevating Recruiting: 5, Engaging Your Audience

“It’s through engagement with the world, and not separation from it, that something meaningful gets produced.” – Rachel Kushner One of the more important tasks your recruitment team must manage...

/ May 8, 2018
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Elevating Recruiting: 4, Do Your Research

It’s the dream - you get lucky, the first applicant happens to fit, and you have your first hire. Simple and clean, often one and done. While I’ve only heard...

/ April 6, 2018
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Elevating Recruiting: 3, Building a Talent Engine

It’s clear that entering into a recruiting partnership is more than a necessary evil, it deserves a place in your organization and will become one of the keys to your...

/ February 20, 2018
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Elevating Recruiting: 2, Where Are You Now? The First Step on Your Recruiting Journey

Sometimes I feel bad for hiring managers. There is essentially no barrier to entry into the recruiting industry other than access to a phone and an internet connection. In fact,...

/ January 31, 2018

Elevating Recruiting: 1, Recruiting Bandwidth Manifesto

I have led and managed hiring for high-growth startups and more established companies for over 20 years, keenly aware of the critical role hiring well play in the success and...

/ January 10, 2018